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Side effect(s) of Piperazine

Read the side effects of Piperazine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Abdominal cramps, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting

Central Nervous System: Headache, vertigo, abnormal sensation of pricking or tingling, tremor, dizziness, drowsiness, seizures, ataxia (loss of control of body movements), confusion and memory loss

Eye: Blurred vision, rapid involuntary movement of eyes

Others: Skin reactions such as Stevens Johnson syndrome, muscle weakness, joint pain, fever and angioedema

Other Precautions : • Stool examination is required in patients before and after 2 weeks of piperazine treatment for ascariasis.
• Cellophane tape swabbing of the perianal area to determine the presence of eggs and examination to detect the adult worms before the treatment after 1 week of the treatment for enterobiasis is recommended.

Drug Name : Piperazine

Piperazine generic Piperazine citrate is used as a second-line treatment for treating roundworm infections caused by Ascaris lumbricoides and pinworm infections caused by Enterobius vermicularis (oxyuris). It paralyses the worm which is then expelled by the digestive tract. Although it is highly active against Ascaris and Enterobius, it is not commonly used because of its repeated doses while other anthelmintics offer single dose treatment.
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