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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Danazol (Overview)

Danazol is a women's health and pregnancy agent.


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How effective is danazol?

How effective is danazol?

Depends: It depends on what you are using it for. Its action inhibits fh and lsh and it is used to treat fibrocystic breast disease, endometriosism, angioedema. If you are taking it for one of those reasons you should be able to determine how effective it is. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Danazol (Overview)

Danazol is a women's health and pregnancy agent.


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I have fibrocystic breast condition and have been prescribed danazol. Is that the cure?

I have fibrocystic breast condition and have been prescribed danazol. Is that the cure?

Non medical : Danazol can be used for fibrocystic changes (fcc) but is not used too often. Most of us recommend simple interventions like decreasing caffeine intake and reducing stress. Over the counter meds like vitamin E or evening primrose can be used as well. You may want to seek out a breast specialist for evaluation and review of non medical options. ...Read more

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How long do you use danazol?

3-9 mo.: For endometriosis 3 to 9 months. For other indications it is more individualized. ...Read more

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Is danazol safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is danazol safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Danocrine (danazol) is a potent male-hormone like drug. There is no place for treatment with Danocrine (danazol) in a pregnant or breast-feeding woman! ...Read more

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I have noticed some deepening and changing of my voice while I was taking danocrine (danazol). Is this a common side effect?

I have noticed some deepening and changing of my voice while I was taking danocrine (danazol). Is this a common side effect?

Yes.: Voice deepening is one of the known side effects of danocrine (danazol). If this side effect is severe or persistent, talk to your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if: you have yellowing of the white part of your eyes, sever head aches, vomiting, vision problems, upset stomach that won't go away, or other signs that are upsetting and abnormal. ...Read more

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How effective is danazol?

Depends: It depends on what you are using it for. Its action inhibits fh and lsh and it is used to treat fibrocystic breast disease, endometriosism, angioedema. If you are taking it for one of those reasons you should be able to determine how effective it is. ...Read more

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How long do you use danazol?

3-9 mo.: For endometriosis 3 to 9 months. For other indications it is more individualized. ...Read more

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I have noticed some deepening and changing of my voice while I was taking danocrine (danazol). Is this a common side effect?

Yes.: Voice deepening is one of the known side effects of danocrine (danazol). If this side effect is severe or persistent, talk to your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if: you have yellowing of the white part of your eyes, sever head aches, vomiting, vision problems, upset stomach that won't go away, or other signs that are upsetting and abnormal. ...Read more

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Dr. Diagnosed endometriosis.Is this decrease chances of conceive taking danazol i want to get pregnanat as soon as possible what should me n my husba?

Dr. Diagnosed endometriosis.Is this decrease chances of conceive taking danazol i want to get pregnanat as soon as possible what should me n my husba?

Patience: I can totally understand your situation. You would like to conceive as early as possible. But you have started on Danazol and let it treat the endometriosis first. Now is not the right time. I hope you will be a mom soon. Just wait for few more months until your doctor thinks so. Good wishes ! ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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