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Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jun 5, 2023.

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Piperazine is a large class of chemical compounds which all have a common piperazine function group in their structure. Piperazine is also an anthelmintic; anthelmintics are used in the treatment of worm infections. Although piperazine for human use has been discontinued, they may still be used for worm treatment in animals.[1]

List of medications using Piperazine


  1. Piperazine. Accessed February 27, 2015 at

Further information

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