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Brand name: Azol TM

Active ingredients: danazol

What it is used for

1. Endometriosis. Treatment of visually proven (eg laparoscopy) endometriosis, where the required endpoint of treatment is fertility, or for the control of symptoms when surgery is contraindicated or has been unsuccessful. 2. Menorrhagia. Short-term (up to 6 months) management of intractable primary menorrhagia. 3 Hereditary angioedemaProphylaxis of attacks of hereditary angioedema of a severe or life-threatening nature, in male and female patients. 4. Fibrocystic breast disease. Short-term treatment (up to 6 months) of severe benign (fibrocystic) breast disease or mastalgia associated with severe symptomatic benign breast disease, in patients refractory to other treatments.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

capsule with orange cap and white body, marked G on the cap and DL200 on the body in black.

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Food interactions

For the active ingredient danazol

  • Take without regard to meals.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient danazol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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