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Danocrine Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is danazol (Danocrine)?
- What are the possible side effects of danazol (Danocrine)?
- What is the most important information I should know about danazol (Danocrine)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking danazol (Danocrine)?
- How should I take danazol (Danocrine)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Danocrine)?
- What happens if I overdose (Danocrine)?
- What should I avoid while taking danazol (Danocrine)?
- What other drugs will affect danazol (Danocrine)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Danocrine)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Call your doctor for instructions if you have missed doses for more than 2 days in a row.
What happens if I overdose (Danocrine)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
A single large dose of danazol is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms. However, high doses taken over a long period of time may cause weight gain, increased acne or facial hair growth, menstrual problems, or breast changes.
What should I avoid while taking danazol (Danocrine)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using danazol.
What other drugs will affect danazol (Danocrine)?
Before taking danazol, tell your doctor if you are taking:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin); or
- carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with danazol. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about danazol.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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