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Selenium Injection (as Selenious Acid)

Reason for the Shortage

    • American Regent launched a new FDA approved version of selenium injection in July 2019. This product has a different concentration from the previous unapproved product. The new selenium presentation is a 60 mcg/mL 10 mL vial.

Available Products

    • Selenium injection, American Regent, 60 mcg/mL, 10 mL vial, 25 count, NDC 00517-6560-25

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • American Regent has selenium 60 mcg/mL 10 mL vials available.


Updated July 9, 2019 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created April 30, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2019, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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