Secretin Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 3, 2022.
For the Consumer
Applies to secretin: intravenous powder for solution
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, secretin may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Side effects not requiring immediate 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]
More about secretin
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. SecreFlo (secretin)." Repligen Corporation (2008):
2. "Product Information. ChiRhoStim (secretin)." ChiRhoClin Inc (2008):
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.