Letermovir Injection

Letermovir injection is used to help prevent cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and disease in certain people who have received a hematopoietic stem-cell transplant (HSCT; a procedure that replaces diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow) and are at increased risk of developing a CMV infection. Letermovir is in a class of medications called antivirals. It works by slowing the growth of CMV.

🔔 How should this medicine be used?

Letermovir injection comes as a liquid to be diluted and given intravenously (into a vein). It is usually injected slowly over a period of 1 hour. It is usually given once a day for as long as you are unable to take letermovir tablets by mouth.

You may receive letermovir injection in a hospital, or you may administer the medication at home. If you will be receiving letermovir injection at home, your healthcare provider will show you how to use the medication. Be sure that you understand these directions, and ask your healthcare provider if you have any questions.

Ask your pharmacist or doctor for a copy of the manufacturer’s information for the patient.

🔔 Other uses for this medicine

This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

See also  Methyldopa