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Selepen Side Effects

Generic Name: selenium

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug selenium. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Selepen.

Applies to selenium: oral capsule, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release

As well as its needed effects, selenium (the active ingredient contained in Selepen) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking selenium, get emergency help immediately:

Symptoms of overdose:
  • Diarrhea
  • fingernail weakening
  • garlic odor of breath and sweat
  • hair loss
  • irritability
  • itching of skin
  • nausea and vomiting
  • unusual tiredness and weakness

It is possible that some side effects of Selepen may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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