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Mild to moderate adverse reactions have been noted  for synthetic human secretin in clinical studies in 533 patients   and 51 healthy volunteers. Two severe adverse reactions, nausea   and abdominal pain, occurred in one patient. Table 1 details   the type and number of patients with adverse reactions.

TABLE 1 ADVERSE REACTIONS WITH CHIRHOSTIM® (human secretin)

Adverse Reaction N = 584
Incidence
(Patients)
Nausea 11(11)
Flushing 4 (4)
Early removal of Dreiling tube 3 (3)
Abdominal pain 3 (3)
Vomiting 3 (3)
Increased heart rate 2 (2)
Mild Pancreatitis 2 (2)
Upset stomach 2 (2)
Anxiety 1 (1)
Burning in stomach or abdomen 1 (1)
Clammy skin 1 (1)
Decreased O2 saturation 1 (1)
Diarrhea 1 (1)
Faintness 1 (1)
Hypotension 1 (1)
Infiltrated IV 1 (1)
Oral secretions increased 1 (1)
Sedation 1 (1)
Slow heart rate (57 bpm) 1 (1)
Tingling in legs 1 (1)
Unresponsive 1 (1)
Warm sensation in abdomen 1 (1)
Warm sensation in face 1 (1)

Of the 584 patients and healthy volunteers treated with ChiRhoStim® (human secretin) , a total of 29 patients (5%) had at least one adverse reaction.