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Composition for ACTIPAR

Piperazine(NA)

food interaction for ACTIPAR

alcohol interaction for ACTIPAR

pregnancy interaction for ACTIPAR

lactation interaction for ACTIPAR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Actipar syrup at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Actipar syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ACTIPAR

Piperazine(NA)

Uses

Actipar syrup is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

How it works

Actipar syrup belongs to class of drugs called anthelmintic. It works by paralyzing the worms and making them to pass in the stool. It is effective against the intestinal nematodes roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), pinworm and threadworm (Enterobius vermicularis). Actipar syrup produces a neuromuscular block leads to muscle paralysis of the worms which are consequently dislodged and expelled in the faeces.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Abdominal pain, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Bronchospasm, Abnormal involuntary movements, Colic, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Eeg abnormalities, Headache, Muscle coordination impaired, Myoclonic contractions, Rash, Urticaria, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for ACTIPAR

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Expert advice for ACTIPAR

• Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or become worse.
• Always washing all your clothes after treatment to prevent the recurrence of pinworms.
• Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should nto be given to patients allergic to piperazine or any of its ingredients. 
• Should not be given to patients who are suffering from kidney failure or epileptics (fits).

Frequently asked questions for ACTIPAR

Piperazine

Q.Is Piperazine available over the counter?
Piperazine is available on prescription only

Q.Does Piperazine make you hallucinate?
Yes, Piperazine may cause hallucinations especially in patients with kidney problems. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)