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Sodium Selenite

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

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A12CE02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0010102-18-8

Chemical Formula

Na2-O3-Se

Molecular Weight

172

Therapeutic Categories

Dietary supplement

Prophylaxis and treatment of selenium deficiency

Trace element

Chemical Names

Dinatriumselenit (IUPAC)

Selenious acid disodium salt

Selenious acid, sodium salt (1:2)

Sodium selenite

Foreign Names

  • Natrii selenis (Latin)
  • Natrium selenit (German)
  • Selenite de sodium (French)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 1260 (IS)
  • Disodium selenium trioxide (IS)
  • EINECS 233-267-9 (IS)
  • HSDB 768 (IS)
  • Sodium (sélénite de) pour usage vétérinaire (PH: Ph. Franç. X)
  • Sodium Selenite (PH: BP vet. 2015)
  • CCRIS 1378 (IS)
  • Natriumselenit-5-Wasser (IS)
  • Natrii selenis pentahydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Natriumselenit pentahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sodium Selenite Pentahydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Sodium selenite pentahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • B12 2000 Plus Selenium (Sodium Selenite and Cyanocobalamin, + Hydroxocobalamin (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • BO-SE (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Certiselen E (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol (veterinary use))
    Sogeval, France
  • Chevivit E-Selen (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Chevita, Germany
  • Distrobian (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, Italy
  • Dufavit E-Sel (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Dutch Farm Veterinary, Netherlands
  • E-SE (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States; MSD, New Zealand
  • Etosol-SE (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol (veterinary use))
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Introvit-E.Selen (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Interchemie, Netherlands
  • Ipaligo Selen (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Kynosélen (Sodium Selenite and Magnesium L-Hydrogen Aspartate (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • L-SE (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Mu-Se (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Myogaster (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Instavet, South Africa
  • Myogaster-E (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    V.M.D, Belgium
  • Myogenyl (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Qalian, France
  • Myophos (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, France
  • Oligoselen (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Coophavet, France
  • Selen Aguettant
    Aguettant, Austria
  • Selen E-sol forte (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Richter Pharma, Austria
  • Selen Fresenius
    Fresenius Kabi Austria, Austria; Medias International, Slovenia
  • Selenase
    Biosyn, Netherlands; Biosyn, Portugal
  • Selen-E Vetag (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    MSD Animal Health, Switzerland
  • Sélénium
    Aguettant, France
  • Selenium Aguettant
    Aguettant, United Kingdom
  • Selenium AgVantage (veterinary use)
    AgVantage Animal Health Products, Australia
  • Séléphérol (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Séléphos (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Seletoc (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Selevitan (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Pharmaxim, Sweden; Pharmaxim vet, Finland
  • Selevite Extra (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Selvénium (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Qalian, France
  • Tocoselenit (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Gräub, Switzerland
  • Velenium (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Vit. E 50 + Se (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Eurovet Animal Health, Poland
  • Vitamin E + Selen (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    Serumber, Germany
  • Vitamine E Seleen (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands; Alfasan, Netherlands; Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Cefasel
    Cefak, Bulgaria; Cefak, Germany
  • Eysel (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol)
    Bawiss, Colombia
  • Oligosol Selenium
    Labcatal, France
  • Selenase
    Biosyn, Czech Republic; Biosyn Arzneimittel, Austria
  • selenase
    Biosyn Arzneimittel, Germany; Pierre Fabre, Switzerland
  • selenase AP
    Biosyn Arzneimittel, Germany
  • selenase RP
    Biosyn Arzneimittel, Germany
  • selenase T
    Biosyn Arzneimittel, Germany
  • selen-loges
    Dr. Loges, Germany
  • Selesyn
    Biosyn, Hungary
  • Vitamin E + Selen (Sodium Selenite and Tocopherol, α- (veterinary use))
    aniMedica, Germany; CPPharma, Germany; Klat, Germany

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