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Selenium Information

Selenium Benefits & Uses

Selenium is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Selenium Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Selenium Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Selenium is used -



  • Skin irritation
  • Metallic taste in mouth


  • Dryness

Selenium Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Selenium safe for pregnant women?

    No research has not been done till date on the safety of Selenium for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

  • Is the use of Selenium safe during breastfeeding?

    Selenium may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Selenium, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Selenium.

  • What is the effect of Selenium on the Kidneys?

    No research work has been carried out till date on effects of Selenium on kidney. So it is not known whether taking Selenium will cause side effects on kidney or not.

  • What is the effect of Selenium on the Liver?

    In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Selenium on the liver, information on safety of Selenium for liver is unavailable.

  • What is the effect of Selenium on the Heart?

    There is no research available on the side effects of Selenium on the heart. Therefore, its impact is unknown.


Selenium Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Selenium unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Selenium

  • Is this Selenium habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Selenium is addictive.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Selenium will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

  • Is it safe?

    Selenium should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Selenium cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Selenium Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Selenium

    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Selenium, due to a lack of research on this.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Selenium

    Information about the interaction of Selenium and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Selenious Acid

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