Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®


Piperazine belongs to the family of medicines called anthelmintics. 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.