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Last Updated: April 21, 2024

Letermovir - Generic Drug Details


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What are the generic sources for letermovir and what is the scope of freedom to operate?

Letermovir is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Merck Sharp Dohme and is included in two NDAs. There are three patents protecting this compound. Additional information is available in the individual branded drug profile pages.

Letermovir has eighty-seven patent family members in forty-six countries.

One supplier is listed for this compound. There is one tentative approval for this compound.

Summary for letermovir
International Patents:87
US Patents:3
Tradenames:1
Applicants:1
NDAs:2
Finished Product Suppliers / Packagers: 1
Raw Ingredient (Bulk) Api Vendors: 48
Clinical Trials: 21
Patent Applications: 270
What excipients (inactive ingredients) are in letermovir?letermovir excipients list
DailyMed Link:letermovir at DailyMed
DrugPatentWatch® Estimated Loss of Exclusivity (LOE) Date for letermovir
Generic Entry Dates for letermovir*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
Dosage:
SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS
Generic Entry Dates for letermovir*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
FOR PROPHYLAXIS OF CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) DISEASE IN ADULT KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS AT HIGH RISK (DONOR CMV SEROPOSITIVE/RECIPIENT CMV SERONEGATIVE [D+/R-])
Dosage:
TABLET;ORAL

*The generic entry opportunity date is the latter of the last compound-claiming patent and the last regulatory exclusivity protection. Many factors can influence early or later generic entry. This date is provided as a rough estimate of generic entry potential and should not be used as an independent source.

Recent Clinical Trials for letermovir

Identify potential brand extensions & 505(b)(2) entrants

SponsorPhase
Children's Oncology GroupPhase 3
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLCPhase 3
Trellis Bioscience LLCPhase 1

See all letermovir clinical trials

Generic filers with tentative approvals for LETERMOVIR
Applicant Application No. Strength Dosage Form
⤷  Try a Trial⤷  Try a Trial240MGTABLET;ORAL
⤷  Try a Trial⤷  Try a Trial480MGTABLET;ORAL

The 'tentative' approval signifies that the product meets all FDA standards for marketing, and, but for the patents / regulatory protections, it would approved.

US Patents and Regulatory Information for letermovir

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Merck Sharp Dohme PREVYMIS letermovir TABLET;ORAL 209939-002 Nov 8, 2017 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Merck Sharp Dohme PREVYMIS letermovir SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 209940-002 Nov 8, 2017 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Merck Sharp Dohme PREVYMIS letermovir SOLUTION;INTRAVENOUS 209940-001 Nov 8, 2017 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Exclusivity Expiration

EU/EMA Drug Approvals for letermovir

Company Drugname Inn Product Number / Indication Status Generic Biosimilar Orphan Marketing Authorisation Marketing Refusal
Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. Prevymis letermovir EMEA/H/C/004536
Prevymis is indicated for prophylaxis of cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivation and disease in adult CMV-seropositive recipients [R+] of an allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT).Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antiviral agents.
Authorised no no yes 2018-01-08
>Company >Drugname >Inn >Product Number / Indication >Status >Generic >Biosimilar >Orphan >Marketing Authorisation >Marketing Refusal

International Patents for letermovir

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Mexico 369666 COMPOSICION FARMACEUTICA QUE CONTIENE UN DERIVADO DE DIHIDROQUINAZOLINA ANTIVIRALMENTE ACTIVO. (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION CONTAINING AN ANTIVIRALLY ACTIVE DIHYDROQUINAZOLINE DERIVATIVE.) ⤷  Try a Trial
Morocco 35941 Préparation pharmaceutique contenant un dérivé de dihydrochinazoline à action antivirale ⤷  Try a Trial
Croatia P20191369 ⤷  Try a Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for letermovir

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
1622880 C01622880/01 Switzerland ⤷  Try a Trial FORMER OWNER: AICURIS ANTI-INFECTIVE CURES GMBH, DE
1622880 122018000080 Germany ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: LETERMOVIR ODER DESSEN SALZ, SOLVAT ODER SOLVAT DES SALZES; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/17/1245 20180108
1622880 18C1029 France ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: LETERMOVIR AINSI QUE SES SELS,SOLVATES ET SELS SOLVATES,PHARMACEUTIQUEMENT ACCEPTABLES; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/17/1245/001-004 20180110
>Patent Number >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration >SPC Description

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