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When and How to Take Zileuton CR

Some general considerations for when and how to take zileuton CR include the following:
  • Zileuton CR comes in the form of a tablet and is taken by mouth twice a day.
  • Zileuton CR should be taken within one hour after your morning and evening meals.
  • Because zileuton CR is an extended-release tablet, do not cut, break, chew, or crush these tablets.
  • Zileuton CR should be taken at the same times each day to maintain an even level of the drug in your blood.
  • For zileuton CR to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Zileuton CR will not work if you stop taking it.

Who Makes Zileuton CR?

Zileuton CR is made by Critical Therapeutics, Inc.

Zileuton CR Strengths

Zileuton CR tablets are available in one strength -- zileuton CR 600 mg.

Is There a Generic Version of Zileuton CR?

Currently, there is no generic zileuton CR licensed for sale.
(Click Generic Zyflo CR for more information.)
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