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Ascerzin Powder (Vet)

Generic Name: Piperazine citrate BP Therapeutic Category : Anthelmentic

10×10 gm and 100 gm sachet.

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Ascerzin Powder (Vet)

Each gm powder contains Piperazine Citrate BP 1 gm.

Mode of action

When exposed to Piperazine, worms suffer from hyperpolarization of their muscles which produces a reversible paralysis that prevents them from maintaining their position in the host’s gut and they are voided with the feces.


It is used in infestations caused by nematodes sensitive to piperazine, namely Ascaris, & Trichuris. The high doses are required to disinfect in case of polyparasitism makes this product the anthelmintic of selection due to its low toxicity. It is safely active against all adult forms as well as against some evolutive stages of worms where it is found to be a drug of first choice.

Dosage Administration

Cattle, Buffalo: 25-50 gm / 100 kg body weight.
Sheep, Goat: 4-8 gm / 10 kg body weight.
Calf: 5-10 gm / calf for 2 days.
Horse: 25-30 gm / 100 kg body weight.
Dog, Cat: 0.1-0.25 gm /kg body weight.
Poultry: 250-mg/kg-body weight
or use according to the following dosage schedule:

Dosage Number of Poultry
10 gm powder in 6-8 liter of drinking water or 3.5 kg feed 100 chicken (4-6 weeks) or 50-60 pullet(10 weeks) or 20-30 layers


Or as directed by the registered Veterinarian.
Ascarzin Powder (Vet) can be mixed properly with any kind of dry & liquid food.

Side Effects

Piperazine is very safe to use, the only occasional side effects are emesis and softening of the feces.


The drug is contraindicated in poultry & animals with known hypersensitivity to active ingredients or renal failure.

Withdrawal Period

After using Ascarzin Powder (Vet) meat should not be eaten for 3 days and egg 2 days.


Store at a temperature below 30⁰C , protected from light & keep in dry place. Keep all medicines out of reach of children. 

Pack Size

10×10 gm and 100 gm sachet.

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