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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Danazol (danazol systemic) is a member of the drug class antigonadotropic agents and is used to treat Angioedema, Endometriosis, Evan's Syndrome and Fibrocystic Breast Disease.

US matches:

UK matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Gonadotropin inhibitor

Chemical Name

Pregna-2,4-dien-20-yno[2,3-d]isoxazol-17-ol, (17α)-

Foreign Names

  • Danazolum (Latin)
  • Danazol (German)
  • Danazol (French)
  • Danazol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Danazol (OS: BAN, USAN, DCF, JAN)
  • Danazolo (OS: DCIT)
  • Win 17757 (IS)
  • Danazol (PH: JP XVII, USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Anargil
    Medochemie, Cyprus; Medochemie, Hong Kong; Medochemie, Malta; Medochemie, Slovakia; Medochemie, Thailand; Medochemie Vietnam, Vietnam
  • Azol
    Alphapharm, Australia; Alphapharm, Taiwan; Merck, Indonesia; Mylan, New Zealand
  • Benzol
    Solitaire, India
  • Bonzol
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Cyclolady
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Cyclomen
    Sanofi-Aventis, Canada
  • Danal
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Danalem
    Teva, Mexico
  • Danalol
    Purzer, Taiwan
  • Danamet
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Danamin
    Chin Teng Pharmaceutical Industrial, Taiwan
  • Danasin
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Danatris
    Unimark, Pakistan
  • Danatrol
    Sanofi Aventis, Tunisia; Sanofi-Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Italy; Sanofi-Aventis Netherlands, Netherlands
  • Danazant
    Al Masria, Egypt
  • Danazol
    AC Farma, Peru; Barr, United States; Generics UK, United Kingdom; Lannett, United States
  • Danazol Astar
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Danazol Central Procurement
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta
  • Danazol Eipico
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Danazol Hualian
    New Hualian Pharmaceutical, China
  • Danazol Jelfa
    PharmaSwiss, Poland; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Danazol Polfarmex
    Polfarmex, Poland
  • Danazol Swiss Pharm
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Danazol Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Danazol-New Hualian
    New Hualian Pharmaceutical, China
  • Danocrine
    IBL Healthcare, Pakistan; Saffron, Pakistan; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Indonesia; Searle, Pakistan
  • Danodiol
    Comerciosa, Ecuador
  • Danogen
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa; Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • Danol
    Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi Winthrop, Kuwait; Sanofi-Synthelabo, Lithuania; synth, Egypt; Weidar, Taiwan
  • Danol 200
    Sanofi Israel, Israel
  • Danonice
    Jinup, Taiwan
  • Danzol
    Platinum, Pakistan
  • Dogalact [+ Megestrol] [veterinary use]
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Dorink
    DCPC, Taiwan
  • Dzol
    Pacific, New Zealand
  • Elle
    Korea United Pharma, Philippines
  • Gonablok
    Win Medicare, India
  • Gong Fu Yi Kang
    Fu Ren Fu Tong Pharmaceutical, China
  • Gynadom
    East West, India
  • Kodazol
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Kupdina
    Korea United Pharm., Vietnam
  • Ladogal
    Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines; Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan; Sanofi-Aventis, Uruguay; Sanofi-Aventis, Venezuela; Sanofi-Aventis Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Lozana
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Novaprin
    Novag, Mexico
  • Vabon
    Biolab, Thailand


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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