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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. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled 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 or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
An overdose of danazol is not expected to produce life threatening symptoms. However, long term use of high doses can lead to symptoms such as weight gain, increased acne or facial hair, 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.
What other drugs will affect danazol (Danocrine)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- insulin or oral diabetes medications;
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven); or
- cholesterol lowering medicines such as atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet), fluvastatin (Lescol), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor), pitavastatin (Livalo), pravastatin (Pravachol), rosuvastatin (Crestor), or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin, Juvisync).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with danazol. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start 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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