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(secretin) for Injection
SecreFlo™ (secretin) is a pure sterile, nonpyrogenic, lyophilized white cake powder acetate salt of secretin, a peptide hormone. Secretin has an amino acid sequence identical to the naturally occurring porcine secretin consisting of 27 amino acids.
Secretin is chemically defined as follows:
Molecular Weight: 3055.5
Empirical Formula: C130H220N44O41
SecreFlo™ contains 16 mcg of purified secretin, 15 mg of L-cysteine hydrochloride, and 20 mg of mannitol per vial. When reconstituted in 8 mL of Sodium Chloride Injection USP, each mL of solution contains 2 mcg secretin for intravenous use. The pH of the reconstituted solution has a range of 3-6.5.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/21/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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