Shire Granted EU Conditional Marketing Authorisation For Natpar[®▼] (Parathyroid Hormone) For The Treatment Of Patients With Chronic Hypoparathyroidism

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted Conditional Marketing Authorisation for Natpar (rhPTH[1-84]), the first recombinant human protein with the full length 84-amino acid sequence of endogenous parathyroid hormone (PTH). Natpar will be the first and only approved hormone therapy indicated as adjunctive treatment for adult patients with chronic hypoparathyroidism who cannot be adequately controlled with standard therapy alone.


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