Drug Profile


Alternative Names: AIC-001; AIC-090027; AIC-246; BAY-73-6327; MK-8228

Latest Information Update: 25 Mar 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Bayer
  • Developer Merck & Co
  • Class Acetates; Antivirals; Fluorobenzenes; Phenyl ethers; Piperazines; Quinazolines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cytomegalovirus replication inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Cytomegalovirus infections
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Phase III Cytomegalovirus infections

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Feb 2017 Merck has patent protection for Letermovir in USA (Merck Annual report 2016)
  • 26 Feb 2017 Merck announces intention to submit NDA to USA and MAA to European Union in 2017
  • 26 Feb 2017 Safety and adverse events data from a phase III trial in Cytomegalovirus infection released by Merck
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