Danazol precautions What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Danazol to children or the elderly?If you are: Pregnant: Absolute Contraindication: Nursing: Absolute Contraindication: USE NOT RECOMMENDED. POSSIBILITY OF SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS EXISTS. An adult over 60: management or monitoring precaution: May cause fluid retention. Giving danazol to a child under 12: Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. risk of adverse androgenic effects.