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Selenium Sulfide

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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent


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


PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.