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Generic name: maribavir
Dosage form: tablets
Drug class: Miscellaneous antivirals

Medically reviewed by Judith Stewart, BPharm. Last updated on Aug 23, 2023.

What is Livtencity?

Livtencity is a prescription medicine used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and disease in adults and children 12 years of age and older weighing at least 77 pounds (35 kg) who have received a transplant, when their infection or disease does not respond to treatment with the medicines ganciclovir, valganciclovir, cidofovir or foscarnet.

It is not known if Livtencity is safe and effective in children under 12 years of age.

Before taking Livtencity

Before taking Livtencity, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:

What other drugs will affect Livtencity?

Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.

Livtencity may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Livtencity works and cause serious side effects.

Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take a seizure (anticonvulsant) medicine.

How should I take Livtencity?

Dosing information

Recommended Adult and Pediatric Dose for Post-Transplant CMV Infection/Disease

- 400 mg (two 200 mg tablets) orally twice daily with or without food.

- Use: treatment of adults and pediatric patients (12 years of age and older and weighing at least 35 kg) with post-transplant CMV infection/disease that is refractory to treatment (with or without genotypic resistance) with ganciclovir, valganciclovir, cidofovir or foscarnet.

Livtencity side effects

The most common side effects include:

These are not all the possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store Livtencity?

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and pets.

General information about the safe and effective use of Livtencity.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in the Patient Information leaflet. Do not use this medicine for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give it to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in Livtencity?

Active ingredient: maribavir
Inactive ingredients: FD&C Blue #1, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, and talc.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.