Pharmacokinetic profile of zafirlukast.

  title={Pharmacokinetic profile of zafirlukast.},
  author={P. N. Richard Dekhuijzen and Peter P. Koopmans},
  journal={Clinical pharmacokinetics},
  volume={41 2},
Zafirlukast is a cysteinyl leukotriene type 1 receptor antagonist that causes bronchodilation and has anti-inflammatory properties. Clinical efficacy has been demonstrated when using oral doses of 20 to 40 mg twice daily. The pharmacokinetics of zafirlukast are best described by a two-compartment model. Maximum plasma concentrations (Cmax) were achieved 3 hours after a single oral dose of 20 or 40 mg to healthy volunteers. The absolute bioavailability of zafirlukast is unknown. However… CONTINUE READING


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