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What is Piperazine Citrate?

Piperazine Citrate Syrup is used for Pinworm infections, Pinworm infection, Roundworm infections, Roundworm infection, Threadworm infections and other conditions. Piperazine Citrate Syrup may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Piperazine Citrate Syrup contains Piperazine Citrate as an active ingredient.
Piperazine Citrate Syrup works by producing a neuromuscular block leads to muscle paralysis of the worms.
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals manufactures Piperazine Citrate Syrup.
Detailed information related to Piperazine Citrate Syrup's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Piperazine Citrate Syrup Uses

Piperazine Citrate Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1
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Piperazine Citrate Syrup Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Piperazine Citrate Syrup improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 2

Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Composition and Active Ingredients

Piperazine Citrate Syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Piperazine Citrate Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
  • Jerky movement
  • Muscular incoordination
  • Feeling of sickness
  • Myoclonic contractions
  • Ataxia
  • Eeg abnormalities
  • Piperazine Citrate Syrup may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 3
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Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Piperazine Citrate Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Piperazine Citrate Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Piperazine Citrate Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
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Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Piperazine Citrate Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Piperazine Citrate Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
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Where to Buy Piperazine Citrate Syrup

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Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Piperazine Citrate Syrup safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Piperazine Citrate Syrup safe while breastfeeding?
    Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Piperazine Citrate Syrup be used for pinworm infections and pinworm infection?
    Yes, pinworm infections and pinworm infection are among the most common reported uses for Piperazine Citrate Syrup. Please do not use Piperazine Citrate Syrup for pinworm infections and pinworm infection without consulting first with your doctor. Click here to find out what other patients report as common uses for Piperazine Citrate Syrup.
  • Should I consume Piperazine Citrate Syrup empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Piperazine Citrate Syrup after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here to find out what other patients report as timing of using Piperazine Citrate Syrup.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Piperazine Citrate Syrup medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Piperazine Citrate Syrup. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Piperazine Citrate Syrup

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 4, 5, 6, 7

Overdosage of Piperazine Citrate Syrup

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Piperazine Citrate Syrup, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 8, 9, 10

Storage of Piperazine Citrate Syrup

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Piperazine Citrate Syrup.
References: 11, 12, 13, 14

Expired Piperazine Citrate Syrup

  • Taking a single dose of expired Piperazine Citrate Syrup is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 15, 16

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Packages and Strengths

Piperazine Citrate Syrup is available in the following packages and strengths
Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Packages: 115 ml, 30 ml, 30ML Syrup
Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Strengths: 771.42MG, 30ML, 115ML, 750MG

Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Piperazine Citrate Syrup - Demographic Information


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  14. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
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