ChiRhoStim Side Effects
Generic Name: secretin
Note: This document contains side effect information about secretin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name ChiRhoStim.
For the Consumer
Applies to secretin: intravenous powder for solution
Along with its needed effects, secretin (the active ingredient contained in ChiRhoStim) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Some side effects of secretin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- Feeling of warmth
- redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
- stomach upset
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to secretin: intravenous powder for injection
General side effects have included diaphoresis, clammy skin, increased oral secretions, and a warm sensation in the face.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects have included transient low O2 saturation and transient respiratory distress.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included abdominal rash.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. SecreFlo (secretin)." Repligen Corporation, Waltham, MA.
2. "Product Information. ChiRhoStim (secretin)." ChiRhoClin Inc, Burtonsville, MD.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.
More about ChiRhoStim (secretin)
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- Pricing & Coupons
- Drug class: in vivo diagnostic biologicals