Piperine

Description

Piperine is a naturally occurring alkaloid extracted from black pepper. This medicine is generally used in a combination with other medicines and supplements to increase their bioavailability.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Piperine

    Uses of Piperine

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Tuberculosis
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    Concerns

    Commonly asked questions

    • Onset of action
      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
    • Duration of effect
      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
    • Safe with alcohol?
      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
    • Is it habit forming?
      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
    • Usage in pregnancy?
      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
    • Usage while breast-feeding?
      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to piperine, black pepper, long pepper, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
    Warnings for special population

    Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
    General warnings

    Other medicines

    This medicine may interact with many other medicines including herbs and supplements. It is advised that you report to your doctor all your current medicines before beginning treatment with this medicine.

    Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

    Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
    All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
    Interaction with Alcohol

    Description

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    Instructions

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
    Interaction with Medicine

    Midazolam

    Diclofenac

    Carbamazepine

    Disease interactions

    Disease

    Information not available.
    Food interactions
    Information not available.
    Lab interactions
    Information not available.
    Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
    Miscelleneous

    Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

    To be taken as instructed by doctor

    Does not cause sleepiness

    How it works
    It works by inhibiting some chemical processes in the body, thereby extending the bioavailability of other medicines and supplements.
    Legal Status

    Approved

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Unknown

    Classification

    Category

    Alkaloids and derivatives

    Schedule

    N/A

    Piperine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 5 April 2018]. Available from:

    https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB12582

    Piperine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 5 April 2018]. Available from:

    https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/piperine#

    Tomen D. Piperine – Nootropics Expert [Internet]. Nootropicsexpert.com. 2018 [cited 5 April 2018]. Available from:

    https://nootropicsexpert.com/piperine/

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    Information on this page was last updated on 6 Jun 2018

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