Please note that this product has been discontinued by the manufacturer.
[quicklink Pripsen] Piperazine Phosphate Powder
- Eradicates threadworm (pinworm) and roundworm.
Pack treats one person.
- [quicklink Pripsen] Powder containing: Piperazine phosphate 4g, Senna, standardised 15.3mg.
- Treatment can be used by adults, children and infants.
- 1 packet contains two sachets (First Dose & Follow-up Dose) to treat one person.
- [quicklink Pripsen] Powder can be added to milk or water.
- Pleasant raspberry flavour.
- No artificial colours and sugar free.
- Suitable for diabetics.
When [quicklink Pripsen] is made into an oral suspension, it must be drank immediately. In the 1st dose, the Piperazine paralyses the worms, which are passed out through the intestines with the help of the senna, but leave behind the eggs. The 2nd dose (taken later as directed below), kills the young worms before they are old enough to reproduce.
For the 1st sachet dose- Adults, elderly and children over 6 years: 1 sachet at bedtime. Children 1-6 years old: 1 level 5ml spoonful of the sachets contents in the morning. Babies 3 months- 1 year of age: 1 level 2.5ml spoonful of the sachets contents in the morning.
For the 2nd follow-up dose: FOR [quicklink THREADWORMS]: Take the second dose 14 days after the first dose to eliminate re-infestation. FOR [quicklink ROUNDWORMS]: Take the second dose one month after the first dose. Additional prophylactic doses at monthly intervals up to 3 months may be necessary to eliminate the risk of re-infestation. For children under 10 years, only one dual dose treatment should be given in any 28 day period without seeking medical advice.
WARNING: The powder has a laxative effect which helps remove the worms more quickly from the digestive system.If you are pregnant, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy, consult your doctor before using this product.If you are breast feeding, it is best to feed your baby before taking Pripsen and allow 8 hours before breast feeding resumes.If you are taking prescribed medication please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.Avoid prolonged use of this product.If you have ever suffered with epilepsy, or have liver/kidney disease then DO NOT take Pripsen.
Piperazine Phosphate BP 4g • Standardised Senna 15.3mg (calculated as sennoside B) • Saccharin • Vanilla Flavour • Raspberry Flavour • Caramel Flavour Red Colour (carminic acid) E120.