Danazol is used to treat various menstrual problems including painful or irregular periods, premenstrual tension (PMT), Benign fibrocystic breast diseas... View More
Uses of Danazol
Side effects of Danazol
How to use Danazol
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Danazol may be taken with or without food, but it... View More
How Danazol works
Danazol modulates the action of certain female hormones in the body.
What if you forget to take Danazol?
If you miss a dose of Danazol, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Endometriosis, Benign breast disorders, Gynaecomastia, Hereditary angioedema, Menorrhagia.
May be taken with or without food. Take consistently either always w/ or always w/o meals.
Oral Endometriosis Adult: 200-800 mg daily in 2 divided doses adjusted according to response, for 3-6 mth or if necessary, up to 9 mth. Benign brea... View More
Hypersensitivity, pregnancy, lactation, porphyria, thromboembolic disorders; undiagnosed genital bleeding, markedly impaired renal, cardiac or hepatic d... View More
Mode of Action
Danazol suppresses the pituitary-ovarian axis by reducing the release of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone. This causes the regressio... View More
Danazol may cause some degree of fluid retention, conditions that might be influenced by this factor, such as epilepsy, migraine, or cardiac or renal dy... View More
Frequency Not Defined Intracranial hypertension,Increased blood pressure,Thromboembolism,Anxiety,Depression,Dizziness,Urticaria Androgenic Effects (... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: X Lactation: enters breast milk/contraindicated
Increased serum levels of ciclosporin, warfarin, carbamazepine and tacrolimus. Potentially Fatal: Increased incidence of insulin resistance in diabet... View More