danazol


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danazol

(ˈdænəˌzɒl; ˈdeɪnəˌzɒl)
n
a synthetic male hormone, similar to testosterone, used in the treatment of endometriosis
Translations

da·na·zol

n. danazol, hormona sintética que suprime la acción de la pituitaria anterior.

danazol

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2 132a DANAZOL TAB/CAP - Each tab/cap to contain: Danazol lOOmg.
12 Medical treatments for AUB include antiprostaglandins, antifibrinolytics, and hormonal therapies, that is, combined oral contraceptive pills and progestogen, danazol and gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues.
Examples include naproxen, nifedipine, danazol, griseofulvin, phenytoin, indomethacin, aluminium oxide, titanium oxide, lithium carbonate and iron phosphate.
Drugs such as progesterone creams, NSAIDs, tamoxifen, [25,28] danazol, [26] bromocriptine [27] and centchroman, [18-22], goserelin, gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists, [30] and centchroman, [24,26,31] have all been tried.
7 Danazol decreases uterine volume by 18 to 23% but is associated with androgenic side effect and liver dysfunction.
A partial improvement upon danazol treatment was observed in 3 patients, while a transitory favorable effect and long-lasting good effect were recorded in 1 patient each.
Patient was treated with two courses of CHOP (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone) regimens as well as intravenous immunoglobulin (Ig) infusion, steroids, danazol, and thrombopoietin.
A possible mechanism of action of danazol and an ethinylestradiol/norgestrel combination used as postcoital contraceptive agents.
Thrombotic complications in ITP may occur because of the disease itself after treatment modalities of ITP such as splenectomy, IV immunoglobulin, danazol, and the association between ITP and other diseases such as antiphospholipid syndrome or thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) (5).
Oral treatment with danazol was considered for treatment of his anemia from three years.
sup][7] The medications used in the treatment of endometriosis are danazol, high dose progestins and GnRH agonists with almost equivalent efficacy.
Danazol is a derivative of the synthetic androgen ethisterone also known as 17-alpha-ethinyl testosterone.