Piperazine citrate – Precaution or adverse effects you should know about

There are four most popular Piperazine derivatives – These are Piperazine adipate, Piperazine citrate, Piperazine phosphate and Piperazine hydrate. All of these Piperazine derivatives have different molecular formula and different chemical properties. Let us discuss about all of them in brief and related precautions or adverse affects that are necessary to focus on for assured results.

Piperazine citrate

  • Piperazine adipate is white crystalline powder that quickly mixed with water but insoluble with alcohol or ethanol. It should be protected from light and better to store in tight containers only. This is odorless compound and colorless tool.
  • Piperazine citrate is white granular powder that is soluble in water but insoluble with alcohol or ethanol. It should be protected from light and better to store in tight containers only. Citrate has slight odor and generally used to prepare syrups for children or adults.
  • Piperazine hydrate is white deliquescent powder that is freely soluble in both water and alcohol. It should be protected from light and better to store in tight containers only.
  • Piperazine phosphate is white crystalline powder that quickly mixed with water but insoluble with alcohol or ethanol. It should be protected from light and better to store in tight containers only. This is odorless compound and colorless tool.

Precautions

  • Breast feeding – This drug should not be used for 8 hours during which milk is discharged and given to child at frequent periods.
  • Pregnancy – Piperazine drug should not be taken by pregnant women otherwise it may result into neurological disturbances in small infants.

Adverse effects

The adverse affects are generally related with overdose of drug or impaired excretion. Some of the popular adverse effects of drug are nausea, excessive vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain or skin problems etc. In extreme cases, it may result into blurred vision or reflex losses. So you have to be extra cautious when consuming any of the Piperazine derivatives and it should be taken under supervision of expert team only.

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