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danazol

 [dan´ah-zol]
a synthetic androgen that suppresses the ovarian-pituitary axis by inhibiting the release of gonadotropins from the pituitary gland; administered orally for treatment of endometriosis, fibrocystic disease of the breast, hereditary angioedema, and gynecomastia.

da·na·zol

(dā'nă-zol),
A synthetic steroid used to treat endometriosis, fibrocystic breast disease, and angioedema. Indirectly reduces estrogen production by lowering levels of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone.

danazol

Endocrinology A non-virilizing anabolic androgen used to manage HANE, fibrocystic breast disease, endometriosis, and possibly autoimmune hemolytic anemia and autoimmune thrombocytopenia, but may mediate immune thrombocytopenia Adverse effects Weight gain, edema, acne, hirsutism, deepening of voice, clitorimegaly, menometrorrhagia, ↓ HDL-C, ↑ liver enzymes, peliosis hepatis, benign intracranial HTN. See Hereditary angioneurotic edema.

da·na·zol

(dā'nă-zol)
A synthetic steroid used to treat endometriosis, fibrocystic breast disease, and angioedema. Indirectly reduces estrogen production by lowering levels of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone.

da·na·zol

(dā'nă-zol)
A synthetic steroid used to treat endometriosis, fibrocystic breast disease, and angioedema.