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piperazine

 [pi-per´ah-zēn]
an anthelmintic used in various salts against Ascaris lumbricoides and Enterobius vermicularis.

pi·per·a·zine

(pī-per'ă-zēn, -zin),
A veterinary anthelmintic and filaricide.
Synonym(s): diethylenediamine

piperazine

/pi·per·a·zine/ (-zēn) an anthelmintic used against Ascaris lumbricoides and Enterobius vermicularis; used as the citrate salt.

piperazine

(pī-pĕr′ə-zēn′, pĭ-)
n.
1. An organic compound, C4H10N2, that is used (often in the form of a salt) as an anthelmintic in humans and domestic animals and is widely used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, synthetic resins, polyurethane, and other industrial products.
2. Any of various derivatives of this compound, some of which have stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.

piperazine

An ANTHELMINTIC drug used to get rid of ROUNDWORMS and THREADWORMS. The drug paralyses the worms which are then passed with the faeces. A brand name for the drug formulated with the laxative senna is Pripsen.

pi·per·a·zine

(pī-per'ă-zēn, -zin)
A veterinary anthelmintic and filaricide.
Synonym(s): diethylenediamine.

piperazine (piper´əzēn),

n an anthelmintic agent that acts against the roundworm
Ascaris lumbricoides and the pinworm
Enterobius vermicularis by interfering with their nerve transmissions, thereby causing paralysis.

piperazine

an anthelmintic; several of its salts are used, especially in horses and dogs. A useful agent especially against ascarids. Combined with a benzimidazole is effective against Parascaris equorum and benzimidazole-resistant small strongyles.
Piperazine is a very safe medicament but poisoning occurs on doses that are several times normal. Signs include incoordination, pupillary dilatation, hyperesthesia, somnolence, tremor, swaying at rest and recumbency. Spontaneous recovery usual.