Selenium/Sodium Selenite is a Medicine belongs to Nutritional agents group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book :    Page :   Edition : , Martindale    Page : 2088   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Felicita,Selenase, Sele-Pak, Selepen,Zincovit

  ►  Strength : Tablet with   , Capsule with   , Injection with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2088   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IM, IV,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2087   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Deficiency states Oral 20 40 Microgram Tablet/Capsule Daily.
2 Deficiency states IM or IV 100 200 micrograms Injection Daily, if necessary this can be increased to 500 micrograms daily.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2087   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Prophylaxix and treatment of deficiency states parenteral 3 microgram/kg Injection
2 Prophylaxix and treatment of deficiency states 40 kg or less parenteral 2 microgram/kg Injection

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 2087   Edition : 38,
►  Side Effect : Overdosage of selenium has been associated with loss of hair, nail changes, diarrhoea, dermatitis, metallic taste, garlic odour of breath, irritability, fatigue, and peripheral neuropathy.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2087   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Selenium/Sodium Selenite is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  NA


►  Contraindication : NA
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   NA

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal, Faecal,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2087   Edition : 38,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA