Selenium is used for the treatment of nutritional deficiencies and works by providing essential nutrients. Do not take this drug if you are allergic to it. It is advised to not use this medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
This medicine is also used for the treatment of itching and flaking of the scalp associated with dandruff, to control scalp seborrheic dermatitis; treatment of tinea versicolor. Symptoms of Selenium overdose include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, or if you have any pre-existing diseases like chronic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease and skin cancer.
This drug is used to treat:
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?The drug may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Please consult your doctor before using this drug during breastfeeding.
How long is the duration of effect?It is yet to be determined.
What is the onset of action?The time of initiation of this drug effect is yet to be established.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Selenium as ingredient
The medicine once ingested is metabolised to selenophosphate and selenocysteine which are then converted to selenoproteins. Some of the most important selenoproteins are glutathione peroxidase and thioredoxin reductase which act as antioxidants and help eliminate free radicals from the body.
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