Selenium

Indications
Oral
Selenium deficiency
Adult: 100-500 mcg of selenium daily.
Intramuscular
Selenium deficiency
Adult: 100-500 mcg of selenium daily.
Intravenous
Selenium deficiency
Adult: 100-500 mcg of selenium daily.
Overdose Reactions
Nail or hair brittleness, hair or nail loss, diarrhoea, metallic taste, garlic-like breath odour, dermatitis, irritability, peripheral neuropathy.
Mechanism of Actions
Selenium is an essential trace element and functions as a defensive mechanism for oxidative stress, for regulation of thyroid hormone activity and redox status of vitamin C and other molecules. In food, selenium is often found as the amino acids selenomethionine and selenocysteine and derivatives. There are several forms of supplemental selenium e.g. high selenium yeast, L-selenomethionine, sodium selenate, sodium selenite and selenious acid.
Absorption: Readily absorbed from GI tract
Distribution: Stored in RBC, liver, spleen, heart and nails.
Excretion: Excreted in urine as methylated metabolites and faeces (lesser extent).
ATC Classification
A12CE - Selenium ; Used as dietary supplements.
Available As
  • Selenium 0.5 mg
  • Selenium 1 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 1 mg
  • Selenium 1.5 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 10 mcg
  • Selenium 10 mcg
  • Selenium 10 mg
  • Selenium 100 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 100 mcg
  • Selenium 100 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 100 mg
  • Selenium 11 mcg
  • Selenium 12 mcg
  • Selenium 12.3 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 14.2 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 15 mcg
  • Selenium 15 mcg
  • Selenium 15.7 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 150 mcg
  • Selenium 150 mcg
  • Selenium 150 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 150 mg
  • Selenium 150mcg
  • Selenium 16 mcg
  • Selenium 163.33 mcg
  • Selenium 163.6 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 163.6 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 163.6 mg
  • Selenium 163.6 mg
  • Selenium 17.5 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 18 mcg
  • Selenium 19.62 mcg
  • Selenium 19.7 mcg
  • Selenium 19.8 mcg
  • Selenium 19.82 mcg
  • Selenium 2 mcg
  • Selenium 2 mg
  • Selenium 2.5 %
  • Selenium 2.5%
  • Selenium Disulphide 2.5% w/v
  • Selenium 2.5% w/v
  • Selenium 2.5% w/w
  • Selenium 20 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 20 mcg
  • Selenium 20 mg
  • Selenium 200 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 200 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 200 mg
  • Selenium 207 mcg
  • Selenium 24.4 mcg
  • Selenium 25 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 25 mcg
  • Selenium 25 mg
  • Selenium 26.15 mcg
  • Selenium 27 mcg
  • Selenium 30 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 30 mcg
  • Selenium 30 mg
  • Selenium 34 mcg
  • Selenium 35 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 35 mcg
  • Selenium 35 mg
  • Selenium 36 mcg
  • Selenium 387 iu
  • Selenium 387 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 4.5 mcg
  • Selenium 40 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 40 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 40 mg
  • Selenium 42 mcg
  • Selenium 43.5 mcg
  • Selenium 45 mcg
  • Selenium 45.9 mcg
  • Selenium 48 mcg
  • Selenium 5 mcg
  • Selenium 5 mg
  • Selenium 5.9 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 50 mcg
  • Selenium 50 mcg
  • Selenium 50 mg
  • Selenium 500 mcg
  • Selenium 55 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 60 mcg
  • Selenium 60 mcg
  • Selenium 60 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 63.6 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 65 mcg
  • Selenium 65 mcg
  • Selenium 65 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 70 mcg
  • Selenium 70 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 70 mg
  • Selenium 70 mg
  • Selenium 72 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 75 mcg
  • Selenium 75 mcg
  • Selenium 75 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 75 mg
  • Selenium Dioxide 75 ncg
  • Selenium 8 mcg
  • Selenium 8.65 mcg
  • Selenium 8.8 mcg
  • Selenium 80 mcg
  • Selenium 82 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 82 mcg
  • Selenium 82.5 mcg
  • Selenium 96.7 mcg
  • Selenium Dioxide 98.03 mg
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    Selenium Containing Brands

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    Brand Name Manufacturer Unit/Price Package unit/Price Constituents/Unit
    Syrup Actioner (100 ml) Nexus (India) 5 ml
    ₹ 1.83
    100 ml
    ₹ 36.50
  • More Information Vit B6 3 mg
  • More Information Vit B2 10 mg
  • More Information Vit B1 10 mg
  • More Information Vit B12 5 mcg
  • More Information Niacinamide 50 mg
  • More Information Vit A 5000 iu
  • More Information Folic Acid (Vit B9) 1 mg
  • More Information Vit D3 500 iu
  • More Information Vit E 25 iu
  • More Information Zinc Sulphate 61.8 mg
  • More Information Vit C 100 mg
  • More Information Calcium Pantothenate 12.5 mg
  • More Information Cupric Oxide 2.5 mg
  • More Information Manganese Chloride 1.4 mg
  • More Information Chromium Chloride 65 mcg
  • More Information Selenium Dioxide 75 mcg
  • More Information L-Lysine 150 mcg
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    Syrup Amfol (200 ml) Amyteez Healthcare Pvt Ltd 5 ml
    ₹ 1.90
    200 ml
    ₹ 76.00
  • More Information Folic Acid (Vit B9) 0.5 mg
  • More Information Elemental Iron 30 mg
  • More Information Selenium 30 mcg
  • More Information Cyanocobalamin 2.5 mg
  • More Information Zinc 5.5 mg
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    Tablet Anoxpra Densa Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd. 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.83
    30 Tablet
    ₹ 25.00
  • More Information Vit C 75 mg
  • More Information Vit A 5000 iu
  • More Information Calcium Pantothenate 12.5 mg
  • More Information Chromium Chloride 65 mcg
  • More Information Zinc 15 mg
  • More Information Vit E 20 iu
  • More Information Selenium Dioxide 60 mcg
  • More Information Maganese Sulphate 2.4 mg
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    Tablet Astovit Astrantia Remedies Pvt. Ltd. 1 Tablet
    ₹ 0.80
    10 Tablet
    ₹ 7.99
  • More Information Zinc 7.5 mg
  • More Information Vit C 50 mg
  • More Information Vit E 25 iu
  • More Information Beta Carotene 10 mg
  • More Information Lycopene 5000 mcg
  • More Information Selenium 75 mg
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    Capsule Beton Destin Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.56
    100 Capsul
    ₹ 56.00
  • More Information Vit B1 5 mg
  • More Information Vit B2 5 mg
  • More Information Vit B6 3 mg
  • More Information Calcium Pantothenate 10 mg
  • More Information Niacinamide 50 mg
  • More Information Vit A 5000 iu
  • More Information Iodine 0.1 mg
  • More Information Vit B12 15 mcg
  • More Information Selenium 70 mcg
  • More Information Vit E 10 iu
  • More Information Lycopene 2000 mcg
  • More Information Chromium (Chromic) 100 mcg
  • More Information Copper 1 mg
  • More Information Manganese 1 mg
  • More Information Zinc 20 mg
  • More Information Vit C 33.3 mg
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    Capsule Elnutra Elnova Pharma 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.90
    10 Capsule
    ₹ 9.00
  • More Information Vit E 25 mg
  • More Information Vit A 10000 iu
  • More Information Zinc Oxide 7.5 mg
  • More Information Copper 1 mg
  • More Information Selenium 100 mcg
  • More Information L-Arginine 25 mg
  • More Information Manganese 1 mg
  • More Information Lycopene 10 mg
  • More Information Lutein 7 mg
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    Syrup Ierron (200 ml) BMW Pharmaco India Pvt Ltd 1 ml
    ₹ 0.32
    200 ml
    ₹ 64.00
  • More Information Cyanocobalamin 7.5 mcg
  • More Information Carbonyl Iron 60 mg
  • More Information Vit E 15 iu
  • More Information Folic Acid IP 1.5 mg
  • More Information Elemental Zinc 1 mg
  • More Information Selenium Dioxide 15 mcg
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    Capsule Rmvital Reliable Medicare Pvt.Ltd 1 Capsule
    ₹ 0.70
    10 Capsule
    ₹ 6.98
  • More Information Vit B6 3 mg
  • More Information Vit B2 10 mg
  • More Information Vit B1 10 mg
  • More Information L-Lysine 50 mg
  • More Information Niacinamide 50 mg
  • More Information Vit A 5000 iu
  • More Information Ascorbic Acid 75 mg
  • More Information Gingseng Extract 42.5 mg
  • More Information Vit D3 500 iu
  • More Information Vit B12 10 mcg
  • More Information Potassium Iodide 0.2 mg
  • More Information Vit E 15 mg
  • More Information Magnesium Sulphate 1 mg
  • More Information Selenium 50 mcg
  • More Information Zinc Sulphate 27 mg
  • More Information Calcium D-Pantothenate 25 mg
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    Syrup Vitason (200 ml) Jarson Pharmaceuticals 1 ml
    ₹ 0.27
    200 ml
    ₹ 54.00
  • More Information Vit B12 1 mcg
  • More Information Vit B6 1.5 mg
  • More Information Vit A 2500 iu
  • More Information Vit D3 200 iu
  • More Information Vit B2 1.5 mg
  • More Information Vit C 50 mg
  • More Information D-Panthenol 5 mg
  • More Information Niacinamide 15 mg
  • More Information Molybdenum 25 mcg
  • More Information Biotin 100 mcg
  • More Information Selenium 30 mcg
  • More Information Vit B1 1.5 mg
  • More Information Zinc Sulphate 3 mg
  • More Information Chromium (Chromic) 25 mcg
  • More Information Vit E 10 mcg
  • More Information Magnesium Sulphate 2.5 mg
  • More Information Choline Chloride 2.5 mcg
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    Drop Zincrose (30 ml) Nodysis Pharma Pvt. Ltd. 1 ml
    ₹ 0.89
    30 ml
    ₹ 26.57
  • More Information Vit C 40 mg
  • More Information Vit A 2500 iu
  • More Information Vit D3 200 iu
  • More Information Vit B1 1 mg
  • More Information Vit B6 1 mg
  • More Information Vit B3 10 mg
  • More Information Vit B2 1 mg
  • More Information Lysine 10 mg
  • More Information D-Panthenol 3 mg
  • More Information Vit E 2.5 iu
  • More Information Zinc Sulphate 13.3 mg
  • More Information Molybdenum 10 mcg
  • More Information Selenium Dioxide 10 mcg
  • More Information Chromium Chloride 20 mcg
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