February 26 2020

DANAZOL

List of brands containing danazol   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle danazol in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

The active ingredient danazol is a hormonal drug effective for treatment of endometriosis.

It is also indicated as a preventive treatment for hereditary angioedema crisis.

Medizzine recommends consulting your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given danazol.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Tablets:

Besides danazol, excipients include lactose, corn starch, talc, and magnesium stearate.

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

Notice to sportspeople:

This medicine is used in an unauthorized manner in gyms and other sports centers. Medizzine warns that consumption of danazol without medical prescription can lead to very serious health consequences, including permanent injury or, in extreme cases, death.

This medicine contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you suffer an intolerance to certain sugars, contact him before taking it.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use danazol

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to danazol or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor you should take this medicine:

- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding,
- If you suffer or have suffered from porphyria (red blood cells related disorder),
- If you suffer a disorder of the kidney, liver, or heart,
- If you have or have had a thrombosis,
- If you have or have had some form of cancerous tumor whose growth is affected by hormonal agents,
- If you have abnormal vaginal bleeding that has not been previously diagnosed.

Take special care with danazol

Danazol may worsen certain situations. Therefore, if you have or have had any of the following diseases should tell your doctor:

- Liver or kidney problems,
- Heart problems,
- High blood pressure,
- Diabetes,
- Lipid disorders (disturbance of blood fats),
- Epilepsy,
- Blood disorders,
- Migraine,
- A headache or any situation that might be aggravated by fluid retention.

Tell your doctor if you have or have had previous drug reactions, especially steroid medicines.

Your doctor may recommend performing regular blood tests to monitor liver function and blood cell count.

Women of childbearing age should use a nonhormonal contraceptive treatment for the period of treatment with danazol.

Surgical interventions

If you are going to undergo some type of intervention, tell your doctor taking danazol. This medicine may increase the effect of some anesthetics.

Prolonged use:

If you must take the drug for more than six months, your doctor may decide to perform a liver ultrasound to check the status of this organ.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

If in doubt, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.

Especially, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking:

Your doctor will decide which medication should stop or if you should modify the dose of the medicines you are taking when you begin treatment with danazol.

Especially, tell your doctor if you are currently taking:

- Anticonvulsants,
- Antidiabetic,
- Anticoagulants,
- Antihypertensive,
- immunosuppressants such as cyclosporine or tacrolimus,
- Steroids,
- Alfacalcidol.

Use with food and beverages

Do not drink alcohol during treatment with danazol. Otherwise, you may feel unwell and even present feeling of breathlessness.

Special physiological situations

Pregnancy and lactation

always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or lactation.

In case you be pregnant, you should not take danazol. You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant before starting treatment with this medicine.

If you think you have become pregnant during treatment with danazol, stop taking the medication and consult your doctor.

It is important to ensure that you are not pregnant. In this regard, your doctor may initiate treatment with danazol during menstruation and recommend you to use a non-hormonal method of contraception during treatment with this medicine.

There are insufficient data about the excretion of danazol to breast milk, therefore, if you are breastfeeding, should not take this medicine.

Use in children

Danazol should not be given to children.

Use in elderly

Danazol should not be given to elderly.

Driving and using machines

Danazol does not seem to influence the ability to drive or operate machinery.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use danazol     

Follow carefully the instructions of use of danazol provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given on this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

Danazol is administered orally.

If you are a woman of childbearing age should begin treatment during menstruation, to eliminate the possibility of being pregnant at the start. You must use a non-hormonal method of contraception during treatment with danazol.

The usual dose is 100 to 400 mg of danazol per day, divided into 2-4 intakes orally. The dose may be higher or lower than indicated, depending on the response.

This medicine should not be taken by children or elderly patients.

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take danazol     

If a doctor prescribes another medicine, tell you are taking danazol.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of danazol. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with danazol at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with danazol, immediately consult your doctor.

If you take more than you should:

An overdose of danazol may be dangerous. In the case of overdose or accidental ingestion, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately or call the National Poisons Information Service in your country. If you have taken a danazol overdose, go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital. Take the container with you, even if it is empty.

If you forget to take danazol

It is best to take the missed dose as soon as possible. Do not take the next dose until have passed at least 4 hours. Then, continue as usual.

Do not take a double dose to make up for missed doses.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of danazol     

Like all medicines, danazol can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

Side effects include:

- Acne or oily skin,
- Weight gain,
- Increased appetite,
- Fluid retention or swelling,
- Tiredness,
- Nausea,
- Vertigo,
- Vaginal dryness or irritation,
- Reducing the size of the breasts,
- Mood changes,
- Feelings of anxiety or depression,
- Libido changes,
- Discomfort when wearing contact lenses,
- Stomach pain or chest,
- Back pain,
- Muscle cramps and tremors,
- Joint pain or swelling,
- Blood clots,
- Liver disorders.

You can also suffer palpitations, tachycardia, hypertension. There have been cases of myocardial infarction, and cases of epilepsy aggravation.

The active ingredient danazol can cause menstrual abnormalities.

If you are diabetic, control of your blood sugar levels may be affected. Have been observed changes in other analytical results (metabolic and hematological).

Very rarely, has been observed the appearance of blood in the urine.

This medicine may also cause skin rashes, that can sometimes be associated with fever and facial sweat. It can cause a slight change in skin pigmentation.

If you experience any of the following side effects, tell your doctor immediately and discontinue treatment with danazol:

- Hair loss (especially in male patients),
- Significant increase in facial or body hair (hirsutism),
- Voice changes and/or hoarseness,
- Enlargement of the clitoris,
- Impaired vision,
- Jaundice (yellowing of the skin),
- Severe headaches and vomiting,
- Any serious symptom not explained,
- Pain and redness in any area of the legs or difficulty in breathing,
- Chest pains

This list does not include all adverse reactions associated with the use of danazol, both well established as those that are under consideration or confirmation. In case you feel unwell, should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed this medicine.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing danazol     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle danazol in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

AZOL 100 mg, capsules
AZOL 200 mg, capsules
DANAZOL ALPHAPHARM 100 mg, capsules
DANAZOL ALPHAPHARM 200 mg, capsules

Brazil:     

LADOGAL 50 mg, 50 capsules
LADOGAL 100 mg, 50 capsules
LADOGAL 200 mg, 30 tablets

Canada:     

CYCLOMEN 50 mg, 100 capsules
CYCLOMEN 100 mg, 100 capsules
CYCLOMEN 200 mg, 100 capsules

France:     

DANATROL 200 mg, capsules

Germany:     

N/A

India:     

BENZOL 50 mg, tablets
BENZOL 100 mg, tablets
DANOGEN 50 mg, capsules
DANOGEN 100 mg, capsules
DANOGEN 200 mg, capsules
DANOZEC 100 mg, capsules
DANOZEC 200 mg, capsules
ENDOZOL 50 mg, tablets
ENDOZOL 10 mg, tablets
ENDOZOL 200 mg, tablets
GONABLOK 50 mg, capsules
GONABLOK 100 mg, capsules
GONABLOK 200 mg, capsules
GYNADOM 100 mg, tablets
GYNADOM 200 mg, tablets
GYNAZOL 50 mg, capsules
GYNAZOL 100 mg, capsules
GYNAZOL 200 mg, capsules
GYNODAN 50 mg, capsules
GYNODAN 100 mg, capsules
GYNODAN 200 mg, capsules
LADOGAL 50 mg, capsules
LADOGAL 100 mg, capsules
LADOGAL 200 mg, capsules
POZOL 100 mg, tablets
ZENDOL 50 mg, capsules
ZENDOL 100 mg, capsules
ZENDOL 200 mg, capsules

Italy:     

DANATROL 50 mg, capsules
DANATROL 100 mg, capsules
DANATROL 200 mg, capsules

Japan:     

BONZOL 100 mg, tablets
BONZOL 20 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

DANALEM 100 mg, 15, 20, 30 & 50 capsules
DANALEM 200 mg, 15, 20, 30 & 50 capsules
LADOGAL 100 mg, 30, 50, 60 & 100 capsules
LADOGAL 200 mg, 30, 50, 60 & 100 capsules
NOVAPRIN 100 mg, 50 tablets

Pakistan:     

DANATRIS 100 mg, capsules
DANATRIS 200 mg, capsules
DANOCRINE 100 mg, capsules
DANOCRINE 200 mg, capsules
DANZOL 100 mg, capsules
DANZOL 200 mg, capsules
LOZANA 200 mg, tablets

Spain:     

DANATROL 50 mg, 60 capsules
DANATROL 100 mg, 60 capsules
DANATROL 200 mg, 60 capsules

Turkey:     

DANASIN 50 mg, 100 capsules
DANASIN 100 mg, 100 capsules
DANASIN 200 mg, 100 capsules

United Kingdom:     

DANAZOL AAH PHARMA 100 mg, capsules
DANAZOL AAH PHARMA 200 mg, capsules
DANAZOL GENERICS 100 mg, capsules
DANAZOL GENERICS 200 mg, capsules
DANOL 100 mg, capsules
DANOL 200 mg, capsules

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

DANAZOL BARR 50 mg, 100 capsules
DANAZOL BARR 100 mg, 100 capsules
DANAZOL BARR 200 mg, 60 & 100 capsules
DANAZOL LANNETT 50 mg, 100 capsules
DANAZOL LANNETT 100 mg, 100 capsules
DANAZOL LANNETT 200 mg, 60 & 100 capsules

Page updated: December 10, 2010.