PIPERAZINE CITRATE ELIXIR

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Composition FOR PIPERAZINE CITRATE NA elixir

Piperazine(NA)

food interaction for PIPERAZINE CITRATE elixir

alcohol interaction for PIPERAZINE CITRATE elixir

pregnancy interaction for PIPERAZINE CITRATE elixir

lactation interaction for PIPERAZINE CITRATE elixir

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Piperazine citrate elixir at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Piperazine citrate elixir 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 PIPERAZINE CITRATE NA elixir

Piperazine(NA)

Piperazine citrate elixir uses

Piperazine citrate elixir is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

How piperazine citrate elixir works

Piperazine 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). Piperazine produces a neuromuscular block leads to muscle paralysis of the worms which are consequently dislodged and expelled in the faeces.

Common side effects of piperazine citrate elixir

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Dizziness, Abnormal liver function tests, Fever, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Vertigo.

SUBSTITUTES FOR PIPERAZINE CITRATE elixir

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Expert advice FOR PIPERAZINE CITRATE elixir

• 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 PIPERAZINE CITRATE NA elixir

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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)