Sodium selenite

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Sodium selenite
Adult Indications & Dosage
Pediatric Indications & Dosage
Contraindications
Warnings & Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Use in Specific Populations
Administration & Monitoring
Overdosage
Pharmacology
Clinical Studies
How Supplied
Images
Patient Counseling Information
Precautions with Alcohol
Brand Names
Look-Alike Names

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Overview

Sodium selenite is a homeopathic medicine that is FDA approved for the procedure of digestive support following dental amalgam removal. Common adverse reactions include nausea, vomiting, nail changes, loss of energy, and irritability.

Adult Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Adult)

Digestive Support Following Dental Amalgam Removal

  • Dosage: 5 drops, 3-4 x daily.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Adult)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium selenite in adult patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium selenite in adult patients.

Pediatric Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric)

Digestive Support Following Dental Amalgam Removal

  • Dosage: 5 drops, 3-4 x daily.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Pediatric)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium selenite in pediatric patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium selenite in pediatric patients.

Contraindications

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Contraindications in the drug label.

Warnings

  • If symptoms persist more than a few days, contact a licensed practitioner. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health care professional before using this product.
  • Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Adverse Reactions

Clinical Trials Experience

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Clinical Trials Experience in the drug label.

Postmarketing Experience

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Postmarketing Experience in the drug label.

Drug Interactions

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Drug Interactions in the drug label.

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category (FDA): There is no FDA guidance on usage of Sodium selenite in women who are pregnant.
Pregnancy Category (AUS): There is no Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) guidance on usage of Sodium selenite in women who are pregnant.

Labor and Delivery

There is no FDA guidance on use of Sodium selenite during labor and delivery.

Nursing Mothers

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite in women who are nursing.

Pediatric Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite in pediatric settings.

Geriatic Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite in geriatric settings.

Gender

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite with respect to specific gender populations.

Race

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite with respect to specific racial populations.

Renal Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite in patients with renal impairment.

Hepatic Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite in patients with hepatic impairment.

Females of Reproductive Potential and Males

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Sodium selenite in women of reproductive potentials and males.

Immunocompromised Patients

There is no FDA guidance one the use of Sodium selenite in patients who are immunocompromised.

Administration and Monitoring

Administration

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Administration in the drug label.

Monitoring

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Monitoring in the drug label.

IV Compatibility

There is limited information regarding the compatibility of Sodium selenite and IV administrations.

Overdosage

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite overdosage. If you suspect drug poisoning or overdose, please contact the National Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) immediately.

Pharmacology

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Mechanism of Action

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Mechanism of Action in the drug label.

Structure

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Structure in the drug label.

Pharmacodynamics

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Pharmacodynamics in the drug label.

Pharmacokinetics

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Pharmacokinetics in the drug label.

Nonclinical Toxicology

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Nonclinical Toxicology in the drug label.

Clinical Studies

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Clinical Studies in the drug label.

How Supplied

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite How Supplied in the drug label.

Storage

Protect fom light and heat.

Images

Drug Images

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Patient Counseling Information

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Patient Counseling Information in the drug label.

Precautions with Alcohol

Alcohol-Sodium selenite interaction has not been established. Talk to your doctor about the effects of taking alcohol with this medication.

Brand Names

  • PLEO SELENE®[1]

Look-Alike Drug Names

There is limited information regarding Sodium selenite Look-Alike Drug Names in the drug label.

Drug Shortage Status

Price

References

The contents of this FDA label are provided by the National Library of Medicine.


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