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Occasional mild adverse events have been noted in association with the use of SecreFlo™ (secretin) in clinical studies of over 957 patients and 24 volunteer subjects.
TABLE 1: ADVERSE EVENTS
|EVENT||SecreFlo™ n = 981
|Abdominal cramps||2 (2)|
|Abdominal discomfort||7 (7)|
|Bleeding - sphincterectomy||6 (6)|
|Bleeding - upper GI 2º to endoscopic abrasion||2 (2)|
|Bradycardia (mild)||2 (2)|
|Burning in stomach||3 (2)|
|Decreased blood pressure||6 (5)|
|Endoscopic perforation of pancreatic duct||2 (2)|
|Hot Sensation||1 (1)|
|Hunger Pangs||1 (1)|
|Leukocytoplastic Vasculitis||1 (1)|
|Numbness/Tingling in extremeties||2 (1)|
|Possible seizure||1 (1)|
|Rash -abdominal||1 (1)|
|Thready pulse||1 (1)|
|Transient low O2 saturation||1 (1)|
|Transient respiratory distress||2 (2)|
|Urticaria 2º contrast material (prior to secretin administration)||1 (1)|
|Total Patients with AE's (%)||73 (7.4)|
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