Generic Danazol 200mg is in the class of medications known as pituitary gonadotropin inhibitors. It is used to treat endometriosis and to relieve pain caused by benign (noncancerous) fibrocystic breast disease. For the treatment of endometriosis and fibrocystic breast disease, it works by decreasing the amount of hormones made by the ovaries. It is also used in both men and women to prevent swelling of the abdomen, arms, legs, face, airway due to a certain congenital disease (hereditary angioedema). For the treatment of angioedema, danazol helps to increase the amount of a certain protein in your body's defense system (immune system).
Take Danazol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take this medication by mouth, usually twice daily. You may take this medication with or without food.
Before taking Danazol you should talk with your doctor if you have stroke or blood clot, high cholesterol or triglycerides, coronary artery disease, breast cancer, seizure disorder, heart disease, congestive heart failure, kidney or liver disease, migraine headaches, unusual vaginal bleeding, diabetes, prostate cancer. This medication may affect the sperm.
You should not take Generic Danazol 200mg if you are allergic to:
Weight gain, acne, flushing, sweating, voice changes (hoarseness, change in pitch), abnormal growth of body hair (in women), vaginal irritation, or decreased breast size, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, hives, difficulty breathing, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), chest pain, nervousness, changes in menstrual periods, vaginal dryness.
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
Interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of them.
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose if it is time for your next scheduled dose. Don't take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
If you think you have overdosed the medicine seek emergency medical help at once. The overdose symptoms are:
Store Generic Danazol 200mg at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store the drugs in the bathroom. Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets.