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Piperazine (Systemic)

Brand Names : Entacyl

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Anthelmintic, systemic

Piperazine (PI-per-a-zeen) belongs to the family of medicines called anthelmintics (ant-hel-MIN-tiks) . Anthelmintics are used in the treatment of worm infections.

Piperazine is used to treat:

  • common roundworms (ascariasis) and
  • pinworms (enterobiasis; oxyuriasis).

Piperazine works by paralyzing the worms. They are then passed in the stool.

Piperazine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:

  • Granules for oral solution (Canada)
  • Oral suspension (Canada)
  • Tablets (U.S.)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In Canada -

  • Entacyl

Generic name product may be available in the U.S.


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Piperazine: Before Using

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