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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This reproductive hormone is a synthetic form of a male hormone (androgen) and is available as Danocrine.
The effect of laparoscopic ablation or danocrine on pregnancy rates in patients with stage I or II endometriosis undergoing donor insemination.
I went to several gynecologists whose only offered me the following options: surgery, a male hormone called Danocrine, or to get pregnant.
Danocrine stops the release of hormones involved in the menstrual cycle and can relieve symptoms, but is associated with oily skin, acne, weight gain, muscle cramps, fatigue, breast changes and tenderness, headaches, dizziness, weakness, hot flashes, and a deepened voice.
The capsules are a generic version of Sanofi-Aventis' Danocrine.
which manufacturers a widely used brand name formulation of danazol called Danocrine.
Lauersen failed to perform a pregnancy test prior to putting a patient on the drug Danocrine, failed to properly screen the patient for her gestational diabetes, and upon delivery of her baby, inappropriately used fundal pressure in the presence of shoulder dystocia which resulted in Erb's palsy.
185] Because of the rareness of primary pulmonary hypertension and the lack of any formal research on the effects of Danocrine at the higher dosage, the experts could not point to sp ecific research supporting their differential diagnosis that the drug caused the decedent's illness.
Those drugs (like Danocrine or Synarel) cause side effects that mimic menopause, including hot flashes, headache, decreased breast size, weight gain, vaginal atrophy, and bone loss.