Drug Profile


Alternative Names: A 64077; Abbott 64077; ABT 077; CRTX 073; CTI-02; Zileuton CR; Zyflo; ZYFLO CR; ZYFLO Filmtab

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Abbott Laboratories
  • Developer Chiesi USA; National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; University of Minnesota
  • Class Antiasthmatics; Small molecules; Urea compounds
  • Mechanism of Action 5-lipoxygenase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Asthma
  • Discontinued Acne; Acute asthma; Allergic rhinitis; Atherosclerosis; Atopic dermatitis; Cancer; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Nasal polyps; Rheumatoid arthritis; Ulcerative colitis

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Apr 2014 Cornerstone Therapeutics is now called Chiesi USA
  • 04 Feb 2014 Cornerstone Therapeutics has been acquired by Chiesi Farmaceutici
  • 02 Jan 2013 Abbott separates its pharmaceuticals business to new company called AbbVie
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