leukotrienes, interleukins. Keeps IgE from getting involved.
Ind: tx local inflammation of bronchiloes-chronic asthma, COPD. Used as prev of acute. Not effective at time of acute episode in progress. Initial tx asthma, COPD exac should include a bronchodilator (helps open
up bronchioles so corticos can get in deeper). Given in combo w bronchiodilator (long acting beta2) &/or anticholinergic) and possibly a a mast cell stabilizer or leuk modifier.