Secretin Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to secretin: intravenous solution reconstituted
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
What are some other side effects of this drug?
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
- Belly pain.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to secretin: intravenous powder for injection
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 side effects have included increased heart rate, faintness, hypotension, and slow heart rate (57 bpm).[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included headache, anxiety, numbness or tingling in extremities, possible seizure, and sedation.[Ref]
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. ChiRhoStim (secretin)." ChiRhoClin Inc, Burtonsville, MD.
2. "Product Information. SecreFlo (secretin)." Repligen Corporation, Waltham, MA.
Some side effects of secretin 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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