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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Piperazine (piperazine systemic) is a member of the drug class anthelmintics and is used to treat Ascariasis and Pinworm Infection (Enterobius vermicularis).

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Piperacinum (Latin)
  • Piperazin (German)
  • Pipérazine (French)

Generic Names

  • Pipérazine (OS: DCF)
  • Diethylendiamin (IS)
  • Dispermin (IS)
  • Hexahydropropyrazin (IS)
  • Kennel-Maid (IS)
  • Wurmirazin (IS)
  • Piperazine (PH: USP 41)
  • Piperazine Adipate (OS: JAN)
  • Mapiprin (IS)
  • Piparaver (IS)
  • Piperazinium adipinicum (IS)
  • Vermilass (IS)
  • Piperazinadipat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Pipérazine (adipate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Piperazine adipate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Piperazine Adipate (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Int. 6, USP 41)
  • Piperazini adipas (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)
  • 5-23-01-00067 (Beilstein Handbook Reference) (IS)
  • BRN 0116259 (IS)
  • PHD (IS)
  • Picadex (IS)
  • Piperazinium citricum (IS)
  • Vermipharmette (IS)
  • Piperazincitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Piperazine citrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Piperazine Citrate (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Int. 6, USP 41)
  • Pipérazine, citrate de (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Piperazini citras (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 6)
  • Dihydrochloride salt of diethylenediamine (IS)
  • Dowzene DHC (IS)
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 067401 (IS)
  • HSDB 1182 (IS)
  • Piperazine Dihydrochloride (PH: USP 41)
  • Avitra (IS)
  • Piperazini hydras (IS)
  • Pipérazine (hydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Piperazine Hydrate (PH: BP 2018)
  • Piperazine hydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Piperazin-Hexahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Piperazinum hydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Piperazine Phosphate Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Piperazine Phosphate (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Piperazine Phosphate Hydrate (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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