Accrufer Approval History
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved July 25, 2019)
Brand name: Accrufer
Generic name: ferric maltol
Dosage form: Capsules
Previous Name: Feraccru
Company: Shield Therapeutics plc
Treatment for: Iron Deficiency
Accrufer (ferric maltol) is a non-salt formulation of ferric iron for the treatment of iron deficiency in adults.
- Accrufer capsules are taken twice daily on an empty stomach, at least one hour before or two hours after meals.
- Accrufer may decrease the the bioavailability of some oral medications and administration times may need to be separated. Concomitant use with dimercaprol should be avoided.
- Common adverse reactions (incidence >1%) include flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, discolored feces, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal discomfort or bloating.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Accrufer
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