Piperazine Citrate Syrup

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Piperazine Citrate 750mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections
18.12
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Piperazine Citrate Syrup

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Uses of Piperazine Citrate Syrup

Piperazine Citrate Syrup is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections.
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Side effects of Piperazine Citrate Syrup

Common

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

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How to use Piperazine Citrate Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a 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 Syrup at a fixed time.

How Piperazine Citrate Syrup 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 Syrup

Expert advice for Piperazine Citrate Syrup

• 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Piperazine Citrate Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Piperazine Citrate 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Piperazine Citrate Syrup 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Piperazine Citrate Syrup alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Piperaz
ine Citrate Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Piperazine Citrate 750mg Syrup

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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