Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gynodan 100mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
If you are taking danazol to treat endometriosis or fibrocystic breast disease, you should start the medication during a menstrual period.
Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following conditions: liver, kidney or heart disease, illness that can worsen by fluid retention, diabetes, polycythemia (an illness in which blood gets thicker), epilepsy, lipid disorder, migraine, and if you have shown marked or persistent androgenic reaction to previous gonadal steroid therapy.
Stop taking danazol if you develop virilization (development of male secondary sex characters).
Stop taking danazol and seek advice if you experience signs and symptoms of papilledema, headache, visual disturbances, raised intracranial pressure, jaundice or other liver disturbance, thrombosis or thromboembolism.
Taking danazol may increase your risk of ovarian cancer. Seek medical advice for necessary precautions.
Carry out liver function tests and blood counts at regular intervals of time.
Do not drink alcohol while on danazol therapy as it can make you feel sick or short of breath.
If you are receiving danazol for more than 6 months, it is important to carry out liver ultrasonography twice in a year.
Do not take danazol if you have rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.