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 (pī-pĕr′ə-zēn′, pĭ-)
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.


(pɪˈpɛrəˌziːn; -zɪn)
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline deliquescent heterocyclic nitrogen compound used as an insecticide, corrosion inhibitor, and veterinary anthelmintic. Formula: C4H10N2


(pɪˈpɛr əˌzin, -zɪn, paɪ-, ˈpɪp ər ə-)

a colorless, crystalline, deliquescent ring compound, C4H10N2, used chiefly as a veterinary anthelmintic and as an insecticide. Also called pip•er•az•i•dine (ˌpɪp əˈræz ɪˌdin, -dɪn, ˌpaɪ pə-)
[1885–90; < Latin piper pepper + azine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piperazine - vermifuge used to treat infestations by roundworms or pinworms
anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifuge - a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
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The use of chemical anthelmintics is as old as the 1950s when 1st generation broad spectrum anthelmintics including phenothiazine and piperazine were produced after that with the passage of time more advanced and effective anthelmintics evolved as in 1960s containing 2nd generation anthelmintics like imidazothiazoles, benzimidazoles, pro benzimidazoles and tetra-hydro-pyrimidines were produced while in the 1980s a 3rd generation broad spectrum anthelmintics including macrocyclic lactones (Avermectins) have been produced which are still functional and being used by the veterinarians and livestock producers either in the form of injectable or drenching the animals like sheep, goat and cattle etc.
Such is the case of synthetic cannabinoid STS-35, which acts as a ligand of cannabinoid receptors, as a glutamate antagonist of type NMDA receptors (the same action performed by MK-801, a molecule used to induce experimental psychosis in animals), and as a serotonin agonist; or synthetic opioid MT-45, which has a piperazine structure, from which a stimulating effect is expected, while at the same time, it acts on u opioid receptors (Siddiqi, Verney, Dargan, & Wood, 2015).
The calf was dewormed with Piperazine before seven days but not vaccinated at all.
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