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Barium Selenate

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

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Dietary supplement

Trace element

Prophylaxis and treatment of selenium deficiency in animals

Chemical Names

Barium (2+); selenate (IUPAC)

Selenic acid, barium salt (1:1)

Foreign Names

  • Bariumselenat (German)
  • Sélénate de baryum (French)
  • Selenato de bario (Spanish)

Generic Name


Brand Names

  • Deposel (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand; Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia
  • Selongatum Long Acting (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Selovin LA (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Smartshot B12 Plus Se (Barium Selenate and Hydroxocobalamin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, New Zealand


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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