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SecreFlo 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 SecreFlo.

For the Consumer

Applies to secretin: intravenous powder for solution

Along with its needed effects, secretin (the active ingredient contained in SecreFlo) 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:

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For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to secretin: intravenous powder for injection

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, mild pancreatitis, upset stomach, burning in stomach or abdomen, diarrhea, and a warm sensation in the abdomen.[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included increased heart rate, faintness, hypotension, and slow heart rate (57 bpm).[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache, anxiety, numbness or tingling in extremities, possible seizure, and sedation.[Ref]

General

General side effects have included diaphoresis, clammy skin, increased oral secretions, and a warm sensation in the face.[Ref]

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included transient low O2 saturation and transient respiratory distress.[Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included abdominal rash.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. ChiRhoStim (secretin)." ChiRhoClin Inc, Burtonsville, MD.

2. "Product Information. SecreFlo (secretin)." Repligen Corporation, Waltham, MA.

Some side effects of SecreFlo may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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