Danazol is a man-made form of a steroid. Danazol affects the ovaries and pituitary gland and prevents the release of certain hormones in the body. Danazol is used to treat endometriosis and fibrocystic breast disease. Danazol is also used to prevent attacks of angioedema in people with an inherited form of this disorder (hereditary angioedema). Danazol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Danazol is an androgen which treats various medical conditions for both men and women. It is a steroid which reduces estrogen levels and increases androgen levels. Danazol is modeled on hormones naturally produced by the human body.
Danazol is a synthetic steroid. It works by decreasing the level of various hormones, which reduces the symptoms and sovereignty of diseases.
Danazol is mainly used for treating certain types of endometriosis or fibrocystic breast disease. This medication is also used to prevent hereditary angioedema attacks. However, it may also be used for other purposes as determined by the doctor. Do not use this medication if you are allergic to any ingredient in it. Consult the doctor for more information.
Danazol may cause some side effects. It may cause needed side effects as well as unwanted side effects. Some of the common side effects of Danazol include; acne, chills, chest pain, rapid weight gain, changes in vision, cough, diarrhea, and dark-colored urine.