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.
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:
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.
Cardiovascular side effects have included increased heart rate, faintness, hypotension, and slow heart rate (57 bpm).
Nervous system side effects have included headache, anxiety, numbness or tingling in extremities, possible seizure, and sedation.
General side effects have included diaphoresis, clammy skin, increased oral secretions, and a warm sensation in the face.
Respiratory side effects have included transient low O2 saturation and transient respiratory distress.
Dermatologic side effects have included abdominal rash.
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Chirhostim