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Brand name: Azol

Azol is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) danazol. On this page you will find out more about Azol, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: danazol

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Azol 200 mg hard capsule, 100

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is 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.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
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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Dosage Form Capsule, hard
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
100 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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