Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Selenium

Introduction

Name

  • Selenium.

Class of drug

  • Essential element.

Description

Chemical name

  • Selenium.

Molecular formula

  • Se.

Uses

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Indications

  • Selenium deficiency: ill thrift, reduced growth rate, compromised immunocompetence.
  • Vitamin E/selenium responsive myopathy in foals.
  • Seborrhea (topical).

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary.Bishop Y (Ed) (1998) 4th edn. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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