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Generic Valtrex?

I see this is available as a generic. Who makes it and what are the available dosages for the drug.

Posted 5 Jul 2010 4 answers

How much valtrex can I take for my cold sores if the prescribed 2grams twice a day is not working?

i got a cold sore last week and took the 2grams twice a day for one day. it turned out not being that bad... then today i woke up (4 days later) and felt that tingling feeling again in my lips so i ...

Posted 25 Jan 2011 1 answer

Valtrex - I recently just found out that I have genital herpes.. I have recently started dating?

... someone and we have had sex multiple times. My doctor said that I most likely contracted the virus from him seeing as this was my first outbreak that I have ever had I was wondering if I could ...

Posted 3 Jul 2014 1 answer

Acyclovir - anyone try valtrex and what's the difference?

I see they are both recommended for suppression therapy. Is cost the only real difference?

Posted 22 Jun 2014 2 answers

I am a 63 year old widow and have been taking Valtrex daily for so long I can't remember when I?

... started. I lost my husband 4 years ago. He never caught my herpes. Now I have fallen in love with someone new. Since I never have outbreaks anymore, I decided I did not need to tell him about my ...

Posted 23 Jun 2014 1 answer

Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Does Valtrex ever become ineffective?

I take Valtrex on a daily basis because I found out that I also have herpes simplex 2. However, lately it has not been so effective in preventing my cold sore outbreaks. I have recently returned to ...

Posted 14 May 2014 1 answer

Valtrex - is the generic just as effective as the name brand?

I have been getting valacyclovir hcl 500mg which is a generic of valtrex, its a blue tablet with a v.5 on one side and the actavis imprint on the other. It has worked just fine, I just picked up my ...

Posted 24 Apr 2013 3 answers

Has anyone had urination problems while taking valtrex?

Tuesday, husband was diagnosed w/shingles. He took 2 (1 - every 8 hours) that day and same Wednesday. Told me he had trouble urinating (no pain - color normal) - around 11:p.m. Tuesday.

Posted 1 May 2014 1 answer

Valtrex-recurring outbreak answer asap?

Had my 5th recurrent outbreak. Prodrome stage started 4 days ago got a refill of valtrex on 5th day of OB (within 24 hr window) started taking advised dose (500mg) twice a day for 3 days. No problems ...

Posted 22 Apr 2014 1 answer

Valtrex is not helping need ideas?

Posted 15 Apr 2014 0 answers

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