Sodium Selenate Decahydrate (Phebra) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) selenium. On this page you will find out more about Sodium Selenate Decahydrate (Phebra), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: selenium
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Sodium Selenate Decahydrate (Phebra) 467 microgram/2 mL injection solution, 5 x 2 mL vials
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
INDICATIONS AS AT 01 MARCH 1998 : This formulation is indicated for use as a supplement to IV solutions given for TPN. Administation of the solution in TPN solutions helps to maintain plasma levels of copper, manganese, and selenium and to prevent depletion of endogenous stores of these trace elements and subsequent deficiency symptoms. Cancer: Prophylaxis of malignant neoplasms via selenium supplementation.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||A clear, colourless to faintly straw coloured solution, practically free from visible particles.|
|Dosage Form||Injection, intravenous infusion|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
2 mL x 10: Not Scheduled after consideration by Committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||2 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
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