The Brand Name PIPERAZINE PHOSPHATE Has Generic Salt :: Piperazine 

PIPERAZINE PHOSPHATE  Is From Company Gsk Priced :: Rs. 4.01/57.90

PIPERAZINE PHOSPHATE have Piperazine is comes under Sub class Anthelmintics of  Main Class Anti Infectives

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives  Sub Medicine Class :: Anthelmintics 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Piperazine  TAB  Rs. 4.01/57.90  8/100
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 8/100
 PIPERAZINE PHOSPHATE  Gsk  500MG  8/100 Rs. 4.01/57.90

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Gsk :: PIPERAZINE PHOSPHATE  Piperazine  Anti Infectives Anthelmintics

Indications for Drugs ::

Enterobiasis, Ascariasis

Drug Dose ::

Ascariasis Adult: As hydrate: 4.5 g as a single dose repeated once after 14 days. Alternatively, may be given as a preparation with senna in a single dose of 4 g of the phosphate, repeat dose mthly for up to 3 mth if needed; same dosage regimen may also be used to prevent ascariasis. Child: As a single dose, repeated once after 14 days. <1 yr: 120 mg>12 yr: same as adult dose. To be taken once daily for 7 days, 2nd course may be repeated after an interval of 7 days. Alternatively, for children >6 yr: May be given as a preparation with senna in a single dose of 4 g of the phosphate; repeat dose after 14 days.

Contraindication ::

Severe renal impairment, epilepsy. Pregnancy.

Drug Precautions ::

Hepatic impairment, neurological conditions, mild to moderate renal impairment. Lactation.

Drug Side Effects ::

Nausea, vomiting, colic, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, urticaria, skin rashes, headache, bronchospasm, dizziness, nystagmus, ataxia, paraesthesia, myoclonic contractions, choreiform movements, muscular incoordination (worm wobble), confusion, EEG abnormalities, blurred vision. Potentially Fatal: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, bronchospasm and angioedema.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Piperazine is effective against the intestinal nematodes roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), pinworm and threadworm (Enterobius vermicularis). It produces a neuromuscular block resulting in muscle paralysis of the worms which are consequently dislodged and expelled in the faeces.

Drug Interactions ::

Antagonism if pyrantel and piperazine are used together. Piperazine may potentiate extrapyramidal effects of chlorpromazine and other phenothiazines.


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