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What other names is Secretin known by?

Oxykrinin, Secretina, Sécrétine.

What is Secretin?

Secretin is a hormone produced by the digestive tract. It is used as a medicine.

Likely Ineffective for...

  • Autism and pervasive developmental disorder (PDD).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stress ulcers in severe trauma or disease, intestinal ulcers, digestive tract bleeding, pancreatitis, heart failure, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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