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Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition

DANAZOL-100MG

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's

Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's belongs to the class of drugs called synthetic steroids used to treat endometriosis and breast cysts. Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue lining the uterus (endometrium) grows on the ovaries, bowel, or tissues lining the pelvis. The most common symptom is pelvic pain.

Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's contains Danazol which works by suppressing the activity of ovaries. Thus, it decreases the amount of estrogen in the body and induces temporary menopause. Thereby, it shrinks the tissue outside the uterus or stops its growth.

Take Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience sore throat, hoarse voice, hair loss, excessive hair growth on the body or face, stomach pain, skin rashes, or chest pain. Most of these side effects of Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's is contraindicated in pregnant and breastfeeding women. You are recommended to avoid or limit consumption of alcohol with Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may cause shortness of breath or make you feel sick. Drive only if you are alert as Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may cause dizziness, vertigo (spinning feeling), or blurred vision. If you are about to undergo any surgery, please inform your doctor that you are taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may increase the effect of certain anesthetics.

Uses of Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's

Endometriosis, Breast lumps

Medicinal Benefits

Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's contains Danazol which decreases the amount of estrogen in the body by suppressing the activity of ovaries. Thus, Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's induces temporary menopause and shrinks the tissue outside the uterus or stops its growth. Also, Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's works by inhibiting the release of hormones in the body that cause breast pain and lumps.

Directions for Use

Take Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's with or without food as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's

  • Sore throat
  • Hoarse voice
  • Hair loss
  • Excessive hair growth on body or face
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rashes
  • Chest pain

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's is contraindicated in pregnant and breastfeeding women. It is advised to use effective non-hormonal contraceptives to avoid pregnancy while taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may cause birth defects. You are recommended to avoid or limit consumption of alcohol with Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may cause shortness of breath or make you feel sick. Drive only if you are alert as Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may cause dizziness, vertigo (spinning feeling), or blurred vision. If you are about to undergo any surgery, please inform your doctor that you are taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may increase the effect of certain anesthetics. If you have pain while moving your legs or arms, stop taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's and consult a doctor immediately as this might be due to a blood clot.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may interact with blood thinners (warfarin), immunosuppressants (tacrolimus, ciclosporin), cholesterol-lowering medicines (simvastatin), medicines used to treat vitamin D deficiency (alfacalcidol), steroid hormones (progesterone, testosterone, estrogen).

Drug-Food Interaction: Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may interact with alcohol. Therefore, avoid or limit consumption of alcohol with Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may cause shortness of breath or make you feel sick.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have porphyria (a blood disorder), unusual vaginal bleeding, blood clots, liver, kidney or heart disease, high blood pressure, polycythemia (blood gets thicker), fits, diabetes, lipid disorders (blood fat problems), migraine or cancer, inform your doctor before taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • WARFARIN
  • TACROLIMUS
  • CICLOSPORIN
  • SIMVASTATIN
  • ALFACALCIDOL
  • PROGESTERONE
  • TESTOSTERONE
  • ESTROGEN
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Avoid or limit alcohol consumption with Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may cause shortness of breath or make you feel sick.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's is not recommended for pregnant women as it may cause birth defects. Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      unsafe

      Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's is contraindicated in breastfeeding women as small amounts of Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may be excreted in breast milk. Please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may cause dizziness, vertigo (spinning feeling) or blurred vision. Therefore, avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms after taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Take Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. Avoid taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's if you have severe liver disease.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Take Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. Avoid taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's if you have severe kidney disease.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Please consult a doctor regarding the use of Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's in children.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Avoid fried and processed foods.
    • Include fiber-rich foods like whole grains, fruits, and vegetables in your diet.
    • Avoid refined carbohydrates that are high in sugars.
    • Replace animal proteins (like eggs, fish, and meat) with vegetable protein sources (nuts, seeds, and beans).
    • Avoid drinking excess alcohol or caffeinated drinks as they can worsen the symptoms.
    • Maintain a healthy weight, and do moderate exercise regularly.
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol intake.

    Special Advise

    • If you are supposed to take Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's for more than 6 months, your doctor may recommend an ultrasound test to check your liver condition.
    • Regular blood tests are recommended while taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's to monitor liver functioning and blood levels.
    • Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may affect the results of certain blood tests used to check liver and thyroid function, hormone testosterone levels, sugars, fats, and protein levels in the blood. Therefore, inform your doctor that you are taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's before undergoing any tests.

    Other Information (GYN0004)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Endometriosis: It is a disorder in which the tissue lining the uterus (endometrium) grows on the ovaries, bowel or tissues lining the pelvis. The most common symptom is pelvic pain. Other symptoms of endometriosis include lower back pain, painful periods, heavy menstrual bleeding, pain following sexual intercourse or discomfort with bowel movements. 

    Breast cysts (lumps): These lumps are non-cancerous but may be painful. Breast lumps may be caused due to milk cysts (sacs filled with milk) that may occur during breastfeeding, fibrocystic breasts (breast tissue feels lumpy), injury or mastitis (infection of breast).

    FAQs

    Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's contains Danazol that works by suppressing the activity of ovaries. Thus, it decreases the amount of oestrogen in the body and induces temporary menopause. Thereby, it shrinks the tissue outside the uterus or stops its growth.

    You are not recommended to use a contraceptive pill with Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's as it may decrease the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives. Therefore, it is advised to use effective non-hormonal contraceptives such as Intra-Uterine Device or barrier method in conjunction with contraceptive jelly or foam. However, please consult a doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

    Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may be used to treat breast lumps when other treatments have not worked. Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's inhibits the release of hormones in the body that cause breast pain and lumps.

    Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's may cause changes in blood sugar levels. Therefore, it is advised to regularly monitor blood sugar levels while taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's and inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's.

    You are not recommended to take Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's with simvastatin as it may increase the levels of simvastatin in the blood and increase the risk of liver damage and rhabdomyolysis (breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue). However, please consult a doctor before taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's with other medicines.

    Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's is not recommended for patients suffering from severe liver disease as it may worsen the condition. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have any liver disease before taking Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Gynazol 100mg Capsule 10's

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., SUN HOUSE, CTS No. 201 B/1, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063

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