Compounds containing the pyrimidine nucleus and their use to treat diseases and conditions related to inappropriate Interleukin-8 receptor activity are disclosed. The compounds are of the formula I ##STR1##

In these compounds, Q is preferably unsubstituted and substituted heterocyclyl; U is usually hydrogen or fluorine; and V is preferably hydrogen, halogen, alkyl, —O—alkyl or —S-alkyl. A representative example is: ##STR2##


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