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Diketopiperazine Brand names, Diketopiperazine Analogs

Diketopiperazine Brand Names Mixture

  • Canoids Cap (Aloin + Areca Catechu + Arecoline HBr + Benzocaine + Piperazine Citrate + Santonin)
  • Dyrex T F (Phenothiazine + Piperazine + Trichlorfon)
  • Feloids Tab (Aloin + Areca Catechu + Arecoline HBr + Benzocaine + Piperazine Citrate + Santonin)
  • Multi Wormer for Cats (Dichlorophene + Piperazine (Piperazine Citrate))
  • Multi Wormer for Dogs (Dichlorophene + Piperazine (Piperazine Citrate))
  • Ripercol Horse Wormer (Piperazine (Piperazine Hydrochloride) + Tetramisole HCl)

Diketopiperazine Chemical_Formula


Diketopiperazine RX_link

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Diketopiperazine fda sheet

Diketopiperazine msds (material safety sheet)

Diketopiperazine MSDS

Diketopiperazine Synthesis Reference

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Diketopiperazine Molecular Weight

86.1357 g/mol

Diketopiperazine Melting Point

106 oC

Diketopiperazine H2O Solubility

150 mg/mL

Diketopiperazine State


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Diketopiperazine Dosage Forms

Capsule; Drops; Liquid; Powder; Powder for solution; Solution; Suspension; Syrup; Tablet

Diketopiperazine Indication

Used as alternative treatment for ascariasis caused by Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm) and enterobiasis (oxyuriasis) caused by Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm). It is also used to treat partial intestinal obstruction by the common roundworm, a condition primarily occurring in children.

Diketopiperazine Pharmacology

Piperazine is an anthelminthic especially useful in the treatment of partial intestinal obstruction caused by Ascaris worms, which is a condition primarily seen in children. Piperazine hydrate and piperazine citrate are the main anthelminthic piperazines.

Diketopiperazine Absorption

Rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract

Diketopiperazine side effects and Toxicity

LD50 = 5 g/kg (Human, oral). Symptoms of overdose include muscle fatigue, seizures, and difficulty breathing.

Diketopiperazine Patient Information

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Diketopiperazine Organisms Affected

Parasitic nematodes and other roundworms