Generic Danocrine (Danazol)
Danocrine
The medicine is used to treat endometriosis and fibrocystic breast disease.
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Product Description
Common use

Danocrine's active component is danazol. Danazol is a man-made form of a steroid. It affects the ovaries and pituitary gland and prevents the release of certain hormones in the body. The medicine is used to treat endometriosis and fibrocystic breast disease. Danazol is also used to prevent attacks of angioedema in people with an inherited form of this disorder.



Dosage and directions

Take is exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Danazol may need to start the medication during a menstrual period. Your medication needs may change if you have unusual stress such as a serious illness, fever or infection, or if you have surgery or a medical emergency. This medication can cause you to have unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using Danazol.



Precautions

Discuss with your doctor if you have sever heart, kidney or liver disease, porphyria, abnormal vaginal bleeding, if you are pregnant, if you are allergic to any medications, if you have a history of stroke or blood clot, breast cancer; high cholesterol or triglycerides, coronary artery disease; heart disease, congestive heart failure; a seizure disorder; migraine headaches.



Contraindications

Do not use the medicine if you have allergy to danazol, porphyria, severe heart, liver or kidney problems, if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, if you have abnormal vaginal bleeding. It can cause birth defects. So use effective birth control methods.



Possible side effects

Serious side effects are 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 pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Less serious side effects include: acne or other skin problems; increased hair growth or hair loss; weight gain; breast changes; deepened voice; nervousness; increased sweating, warmth or tingly feeling under your skin; changes in your menstrual periods; or vaginal dryness, discomfort, or itching.



Drug interaction

Before taking Danocrine tell your doctor if you take blood thinner (warfarin) or carbamazepine.



Missed dose

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.



Overdose

Seek urgent medical help if you overdosed the medicine. Overdose symptoms are weight gain, increased acne or facial hair growth, menstrual problems, or breast changes.



Storage

Store between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep out of the reach of children and away from pets.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.