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(sincalide) for Injection
Kinevac (Sincalide for Injection) is a cholecystopancreatic-gastrointestinal hormone peptide for parenteral administration. The agent is a synthetically-prepared C-terminal octapeptide of cholecystokinin. Each vial of sincalide provides a sterile nonpyrogenic lyophillized white powder consisting of 5 mcg sincalide with 170 mg mannitol, 30 mg arginine hydrochloride, 15 mg lysine hydrochloride, 9 mg potassium phosphate dibasic, 4 mg methionine, 2 mg pentetic acid, 0.04 mg sodium metabisulfite, and 0.005 mcg polysorbate 20. The pH is adjusted to 6.0 - 8.0 with hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide prior to lyophilization. Sincalide is designated chemically as L-α-aspartyl-O-sulfo-L-tyrosyl-L-methionylglycyl-L-tryptophyl-L-methionyl-L-α-aspartyl-L-phenylalaninamide. Graphic formula:
What are the possible side effects of sincalide (Kinevac)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Less serious side effects are more likely, such as:
- stomach pain or discomfort;
- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
- feeling light-headed or short of breath;
- sweating, flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling);
- sneezing; or
- mild skin rash.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about...
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/3/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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