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Danocrine

DANOCRINE®
(Danazol) Capsules, USP

Danocrine

DRUG DESCRIPTION

DANOCRINE, brand of 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:

DANOCRINE®  Brand of DANAZOL Structural Formula Illustration

Danocrine capsules for oral administration contain 50 mg, 100 mg or 200 mg danazol.

Inactive Ingredients: Corn Starch, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Talc. Capsules 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg contain D&C Yellow #10, FD&C Red #40, Gelatin, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Titanium Dioxide. The 50 mg and 200 mg capsules also contain D&C Red #28.

What are the possible side effects of danazol (Danocrine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • sudden numbness or weakness, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  • chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, fast heart rate;
  • swelling, rapid weight gain, feeling short of breath;
  • headache, ringing in your ears, dizziness, nausea, vision problems, pain behind your eyes; or
  • stomach...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 1/6/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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