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Selenium

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

In the US, Selenium (selenium systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes and is used to treat Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A12CE

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007782-49-2

Chemical Formula

Se

Molecular Weight

78

Therapeutic Categories

Dietary supplement

Trace element

Prophylaxis and treatment of selenium deficiency in animals

Foreign Names

  • Selen (German)
  • Sélénium (French)
  • Selenio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 4250 (IS)
  • EINECS 231-957-4 (IS)
  • HSDB 4493 (IS)
  • Selenate (IS)
  • Selenium sodium EDTA (IS)

Brand Names

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