Danazol is a synthetic steroid. It is used to treat fibrocystic breast disease. It also prevents hereditary angioedema in both men and women. This medication functions by decreasing the hormone levels which in turn decreases the severity of the disease.
On using Danazol you may experience side effects such as change in menstrual flow, vaginal dryness or itchiness, flushes, hair fall, weight gain. Certain adverse allergic reactions may occur such as hives, swelling of facial features and body parts, chest pain, mental/mood disorders, seizures, abnormal bleeding or bruising, unusual hair growth and reduced appetite. Contact your doctor promptly should you experience any severe reaction.
Don’t use Danazol if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within it or if your are breastfeeding a baby or you have vaginal bleeding or kidney/liver/heart disorders or have a history of blood clot. Before using this medication notify your physician if you are allergic to any substance/food/medicine, you are taking any other medication, you have high cholesterol levels, you suffer from migraines and if you are pregnant.
The dosage needs to be prescribed by your supervising doctor. The usual dose in adults for treating endometriosis is 100-200 mg orally twice daily.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Obstetrician before using this medicine.