Shield Therapeutics

Australia's TGA approves Feraccru

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Shield Therapeutics PLC
09 March 2021


Shield Therapeutics plc

("Shield Therapeutics" or the "Company")


Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approves Feraccru® to treat Iron Deficiency
with or without anaemia in adults


London, UK, 9 March 2021: Shield Therapeutics plc (LSE: STX), a commercial stage pharmaceutical company with a focus on addressing iron deficiency with its lead product Feraccru®/Accrufer® (ferric maltol), notes that Australia's Therapeutics Goods Administration has registered Feraccru® in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods to treat iron deficiency with or without anaemia in adults.


Feraccru® is already approved in the UK, European Union, Switzerland and United States for the treatment of iron deficiency with or without anaemia in adults. Norgine Pty Ltd will lead all marketing activities in Australia. 


The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is Australia's regulatory authority for medicinal products ("therapeutic goods").



For further information, please contact:


Shield Therapeutics plc

+44 (0) 191 511 8500

Tim Watts (CEO)

Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker

Peel Hunt LLP

  +44 (0) 20 7148 8900

James Steel / Christopher Golden

Joint Broker

finnCap Ltd

  +44 (0) 20 7220 0500

Geoff Nash / Matthew Radley/ Alice Lane

Walbrook PR - Financial PR & IR Adviser

+44 (0) 20 7933 8780

Paul McManus / Lianne Cawthorne

or [email protected]



About Shield

Shield is a commercial stage, pharmaceutical company with a focus on addressing iron deficiency with its lead product Feraccru ® /Accrufer ® (ferric maltol) ®, a novel, stable, non-salt based oral therapy for adults with iron deficiency with or without anaemia. Shield is quoted on AIM (STX). For more information about Shield, please see


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