Danazol is a synthetic steroid derived from ethisterone. Chemically,
danazol is 17a-Pregna-2,4-dien-20-yno[2,3-d]-isoxazol-17-ol, which has
the following molecular formula: C22H27NO2
with a molecular weight of 337.46.
Each capsule, for oral administration, contains 50 mg, 100 mg or 200
mg of danazol. In addition, each capsule contains the following inactive
ingredients: lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, sodium, starch,
glycolate, and stearic acid.
The capsule shell contains D&C yellow No.10, gelatin, silicon dioxide,
sodium lauryl sulfate, and titanium dioxide. The 50 mg and 100 mg capsule
shells also contain FD&C yellow No. 6. The 200 mg capsule shell also contains
FD&C red No. 40 and D&C red No. 28.
The imprinting ink contains black iron oxide, D&C yellow No. 10 aluminum
lake, FD&C blue No. 1 aluminum lake, FD&C blue No. 2 aluminum lake, FD&C
red No. 40 aluminum lake, pharmaceutical glaze, and propylene glycol.