Compare Prometrium vs. Danazol

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Prometrium
(progesterone)

Danocrine
(danazol)

Taken for irregular bleeding or paired with estrogen replacements for menopause. Prometrium (Progesterone) regulates menstrual cycles, treats heavy bleeding, and prevents thickening of the uterus.Coming soon.
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Best available price for 30 (100mg) capsules of prometrium
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Best available price for 60 (200mg) capsules of danazol
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4.58Prometrium
Reviews for Prometrium
61%
of people (All ages) say Prometrium is worth it
41%
say it works well
17%
say it's a big hassle
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Side effects
PrometriumDanazol
  • Headache 4%
  • Breast tenderness 21%
  • Low mood disorder 7%
  • Dizziness 6%
  • Abdominal bloating 7%
  • Urinary problems 2%
  • Vaginal discharge 7%
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How it works
PrometriumDanazol
Prometrium (Progesterone) contains progesterone, a hormone that regulates the menstrual cycle and protects the uterus from the negative effects of estrogen when used for postmenopausal treatment.Coming soon.
Type of medication
PrometriumDanazol
Prescription only
Available as
PrometriumDanazol
  • Pill
  • Injection
  • Pill
Used for
PrometriumDanazol
  • Amenorrhea
  • Endometriosis Fibrocystic Breast Changes Hereditary Angioedema
Risk factors for serious side effects
PrometriumDanazol
  • Personal or family history of breast cancer
  • Family history of ovarian cancer
  • Personal or family history of blood clots
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
Detailed Prometrium (progesterone) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

    Research studies with real people or animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. If you’re pregnant, the risks to your unborn baby outweigh the benefits.

    Pain
    PrometriumDanazol
    • Tell your doctor about any severe stomach pain or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
    • Relives pain from endometriosis.
    No pain related info.
    Weight
    PrometriumDanazol
    • Prometrium (Progesterone) contains progestin. It could cause a higher risk of ovarian cancer, especially if you have a family history of it. Your doctor can help you weigh the risks versus the benefits of this medication.
    • Can cause cramps, bloating, trouble sleeping, acne, weight gain, facial skin discoloration, or irregular periods.
    No weight related info.
    Upsides and benefits
    PrometriumDanazol
    • Helps to regulate your menstrual cycle.
    • Relives pain from endometriosis.
    • Lowers the risk of uterine cancer when used with estrogen in women with an intact uterus.
    • Available as a capsule or an injection, so you can choose what works best for you.
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    Downsides and risks
    PrometriumDanazol
    • Prometrium (Progesterone) capsules contain peanut oil, so you can't take it if you're allergic to peanuts.
    • Prometrium (Progesterone) can cause serious birth defects in babies, so you can't take Prometrium (Progesterone) if you’re pregnant or breast-feeding.
    • Increases your risk of blood clots.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    PrometriumDanazol
    • The dose of Prometrium (Progesterone) will be different depending on what you’re using it for, so take it exactly the way your doctor tells you.
    • It's important to take it the same time every day.
    • Prometrium (Progesterone) capsules can make you feel tired or dizzy, so take it just before you go to sleep every night.
    • If you have trouble swallowing the capsule, take it with a full glass of water while standing up.
    • Can cause cramps, bloating, trouble sleeping, acne, weight gain, facial skin discoloration, or irregular periods.
    • Tell your doctor about any severe stomach pain or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
    • Get immediate medical help if you have sudden vision changes or one-sided weakness (signs of stroke) or chest pain and trouble breathing (signs of a pulmonary embolism).
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