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).
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.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
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+more
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+more
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+more
ine Citrate Elixir in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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