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Selenium Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings

  • Chronic exposure or high doses may result in various toxic effects such as impaired endocrine function, hepatoxicity, gastrointestinal disturbances, and dermatologic effects.
    - Rev Environ Health 2001 Jul-Sep;16(4):233-51 -- Adverse health effects of selenium in humans. -- Vinceti M, Wei ET, Malagoli C, Bergomi M, Vivoli G.

  • Adverse interaction between antioxidants and lipid therapy may have important implications for the management of coronary artery disease. Possible interaction betwen lipid-lowering medications.
    - Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2001 Aug;21(8):1320-6 -- Antioxidant supplements block the response of HDL to simvastatin-niacin therapy in patients with coronary artery disease and low HDL. -- Cheung MC, Zhao XQ, Chait A, Albers JJ, Brown BG.

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