Selenium Sulfide

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D01AE13

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007488-56-4

Chemical Formula

Se-S2

Molecular Weight

143

Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent

Antiseborrheic

Chemical Names

Selenium disulphide

Selenium sulfide

Selenium(IV) disulfide (1:2)

Foreign Names

  • Selenii disulfidum (Latin)
  • Selendisulfid (German)
  • Sélénium (disulfure de) (French)

Generic Names

  • Selendisulfid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Selenii disulfidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Sélénium (disulfure de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Selenium Disulfide (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Selenium disulfide (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Selenium Sulfide (PH: USP 34)
  • Selenium Sulphide (PH: BP 2011)

Brand Names

  • Bioselenium
    Uriach Pharma, Malta; Uriach-Aquilea, Spain
  • Candid-TV (Selenium Sulfide and Clotrimazole)
    Glenmark, India; Glenmark, Vietnam
  • Caspiselenio
    Kin, Spain
  • Dandrex (veterinary use)
    Farnam, United States
  • Dermasel (veterinary use)
    A.S.T. farma B.V, Netherlands
  • Ektoselen (Selenium Sulfide and Sulfur)
    Robapharm, Switzerland
  • Itch Wash for Dogs (veterinary use)
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Permatrace Selenium Pellets for Cattle (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • SE S2 (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, United States
  • Sebosel
    Taro, Israel; Taro, Thailand
  • Sebumselen (Selenium Sulfide and Benzalkonium)
    Juventus, Spain
  • Seldron
    ICM, Singapore
  • Selederm (veterinary use)
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Seleen (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Merial, United States
  • Selenium Sulfide
    Perrigo, United States; Wockhardt, United States
  • Selenix
    Novartis, Portugal
  • Selfide
    T. O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Sellon
    Unison, Hong Kong; Unison, Malaysia; Unison, Thailand
  • Selsun Amarillo
    Grupo Skies, Colombia
  • Selsun Blue
    Abbott, Indonesia; Chattem, United States; Wilson, New Zealand
  • Selsun Gold
    Chattem, United States
  • Selsun Rx
    Chattem, United States
  • Selsun Treatment Shampoo
    Wilson, New Zealand
  • Selsun
    Abbott, Indonesia; Abbott, United States; Abbott Laboratories, Ethiopia; Botniapharma, Finland; Chattem, Austria; Chattem, Germany; Chattem, Denmark; Chattem, United Kingdom; Chattem, Ireland; Chattem, Iceland; Chattem, Luxembourg; Chattem, Norway; Chattem, Poland; Doetsch Grether, Switzerland; Farmasa, Brazil; Lukoll, Peru; Mediline, Israel; Pharma Développement, France; Rohte Mentholatum, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Tramedico, Belgium; Turgut, Turkey; Vitaflo, Sweden
  • Selukos
    Ipex, Austria; Meda, Germany; Meda, Finland; Meda, Norway; Meda, Sweden
  • Selvet (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Germany; Ceva, Netherlands
  • Vetsense (veterinary use)
    CM Laboratories P/L, Australia
  • Xi Er Sheng
    New Asiatic Pharm, China

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