Piperazine Citrate Elixir

Taurus Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Piperazine Citrate NA Elixir

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections
50 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Piperazine Citrate Elixir


Uses of Piperazine Citrate Elixir

Piperazine Citrate Elixir is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.

Side effects of Piperazine Citrate Elixir


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


How to use Piperazine Citrate Elixir

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Piperazine Citrate Elixir at a fixed time.

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.

In Depth Information on Piperazine Citrate Elixir

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).
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Special precautions for Piperazine Citrate Elixir
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.
Piperazine Citrate Elixir should be used with caution during
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
It is not known whether Piperazine Citrate Elixir alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Piperaz
ine Citrate Elixir in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Piperaz
ine Citrate Elixir in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Piperazine Citrate NA Elixir

Frequently asked questions for Piperazine

Piperazine citrate is available on prescription only
Yes, Piperazine citrate may cause hallucinations especially in patients with kidney problems. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

Substitutes for Piperazine Citrate

No substitutes found for this medicine
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