• medication
  • You should not take Danazol if you are allergic to danazol or to any of the ingredients of the medication, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a tumour dependent on androgen, abnormal vaginal bleeding, genital cancer, kidney, liver, or heart problems, porphyria. (us.com)
  • Treatment
  • Hence, Danazol treatment is sometimes referred to as pseudo-menopausal treatment because it mimics the hormonal condition of menopause. (annuaire29.org)
  • The usual length of a course of treatment with Danazol is three to nine months - the average length being about six months. (annuaire29.org)
  • Because so little is known about the effects of repeated or long-term use of Danazol you should probably only have two or three courses in your lifetime and you should not have a prolonged course of treatment beyond twelve months. (annuaire29.org)
  • The manufacturers of Danazol recommend that some form of barrier contraception (e.g. condom or diaphragm) be used while taking the drug, particularly during the first two months of treatment or if you are taking less than 800 milligrams per day. (annuaire29.org)
  • You should see your gynecologist about six to eight weeks after beginning your course of Danazol to discuss how the treatment is progressing and any problems that you may be having. (annuaire29.org)
  • Although not currently a standard treatment for menorrhagia, danazol demonstrated significant relief in young women with menorrhagia in a study, and, because of a lack of a significant adverse effects, it was proposed as an alternative treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • long term
  • Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years). (medkoo.com)
  • Since danazol is metabolized by the liver, it cannot be used by patients with liver disease, and in patients receiving long-term therapy, liver function must be monitored on a periodic basis. (wikipedia.org)
  • period
  • You should start your course of Danazol on the first day of your period to minimize the likelihood of taking the drug while you are pregnant. (annuaire29.org)
  • less
  • As an androgen, danazol is described as weak, being about 200-fold less potent than testosterone in bioassays. (wikipedia.org)