Selenium is an essential trace element found in the soil. It is most likely to be found in whole grains and animal produce, rather than fresh fruit and vegetables. This mineral plays a key role in cognitive function, healthy immune system and fertility. It also acts as a defensive mechanism for oxidative stress and infection and regulates thyroid hormone metabolism and DNA synthesis. Thus, one biological role of selenium acts as a carrier of vitamin E which may function in absorption, retention, prevention of destruction d-α-tocopherol, thereby enhancing its biological activity in the blood and perhaps in cells throughout the body.
Use this medication precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully.
The medication dose given by your physician is based on your health conditions, other medications or food supplements taken, and your reaction to the treatment. To diminish risks for adverse effects, do not increase your dosage, thus take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages.
If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, take it regularly to get the most benefits from it. To make you remember it better, take it at a fixed time every day.
Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions.
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