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What is valtrex?

Valtrex 500 mg Tab
Drug Name: VALACYCLOVIR - ORAL CAPSULE
Other Brand Names: Valtrex
Uses: Valacyclovir is used in children to treat cold sores (herpes labialis) and chickenpox (varicella zoster). It is used in adults to treat cold sores and shingles (herpes zoster). Valacyclovir does not cure these diseases, but it may decrease pain and help sores heal faster. Valacyclovir belongs to a class of medications known as antivirals. Valacyclovir is also used to treat people with genital herpes who are currently having an outbreak. It can also be used to prevent an outbreak (suppressive therapy). This medication helps control symptoms, but does not cure the disease or prevent infection of sexual partners. If you are taking valacyclovir for treatment of genital herpes, it is important to follow safe sex practices to lower the chance of giving herpes to your partner, even if there are no symptoms present. Always use a condom made of latex or polyurethane. When you have symptoms or are experiencing an outbreak, do not have sexual contact with your partner.
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by gracefromHHP, Apr 07, 2009 - 1 Comment
So you've made the decision to go on suppressive therapy with either acyclovir, v...
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by mgmhka, Nov 21, 2008 - 2 Comments
I want to first say thank you doctors for viewing and give the best of your knowledge ...
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by citygal205, Sep 06, 2008 - 3 Comments
I still can't believe my doctor never told me that I had oral herpes 4 years. I w...
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