Table 1

 Intravenous antioxidant regimen: protocol for use of selenium, ascorbic acid and n-acetycysteine

Selenium in 50 ml normal saline (dose as elemental selenium)
Day 1: 1000 μg selenium over 24 hours intravenously
Day 2: 400 μg selenium over 24 hours intravenously
Day 3: 200 μg selenium over 24 hours intravenously, (continued for up to day 7)
Ascorbic acid in 100 ml normal saline
Day 1: 2000 mg over 24 hours intravenously
Day 2: 2000 mg over 24 hours intravenously
Day 3: 1000 mg over 24 hours intravenously (continued for up to day 7)
n-Acetylcysteine
Day 1: 300 mg/kg over 24 hours intravenously
Day 2: 150 mg/kg over 24 hours intravenously
Day 3: 75 mg/kg over 24 hours intravenously (continued for up to day 7)