Leukotriene Blockers

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Leukotriene Blockers, or Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists, block some of the leukotrienes that are produced from Arachidonic Acid metabolism, although not all the leukotrienes are blocked by 5-lipoxygenase inhibitors (see 5-LOX Inhibitors):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leukotriene


Still, inhibiting even some of the leukotrienes is beneficial, and many rosaeans have reported that leukotriene blockers help decrease the inflammation associated with their rosacea.


Some Leukotriene Blockers are:


Useful links:

http://www.skintherapyletter.com/2004/9.2/1.html