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Danazol

DANAZOL, USP
(generic formulation)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Danazol is a synthetic steroid derived from ethisterone. It is a white to pale yellow crystalline powder, practically insoluble or insoluble in water, and sparingly soluble in alcohol. Chemically, Danazol is 17α -Pregna-2,4-dien-20-yno [2,3-d ]-isoxazol-17-ol. The molecular formula is C22H27NO2. It has a molecular weight of 337.46 and the following structural formula:

DANAZOL Structural Formula Illustration

Danazol capsules for oral administration contain 200 mg Danazol.

Inactive Ingredients: Corn Starch, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Talc, D&C Yellow #10, D&C Red #28, FD&C Red #40, Gelatin, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Titanium Dioxide.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/16/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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