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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 - 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

When should I take Valtrex and for how long?

I went to my doctor last week for a regular check up but I also had the feeling that I normally get when I have a yeast infection. The itchy, damp feeling, as if my underwear had been rubbing me all ...

Posted 8 days ago 2 answers

Why is Valtrex So expensive? Even the generic is $5.00 per pill!?

Has anyone found a less expensive pharmacy than Sam's Club?

Posted 16 days ago 0 answers

Valtrex - Can I start suppressive therapy for herpetic gingivitis?

I get constant sores in my mouth on my cheeks, tounge, gums, and roof of my mouth. I take Valtrex for cold sore outbreaks and it really works for me. My doctor so far has told me you can't get ...

Posted 14 Jan 2016 0 answers

Valtrex for HSV 2 for Suppression?

I have been recently diagnosed with HSV 2, have no clue where or when I got it along the way and have never experienced and outbreak that I am aware of. However, I do any future partner full ...

Posted 6 Jan 2016 0 answers

Shingles and abdominal bulge?

I developed shingles three weeks ago and saw my doctor immediately. He prescribed one week of Valtrex and Prednisone, which I completed. About 10 days ago I noticed a rather large bulge in the right ...

Posted 29 Dec 2015 0 answers

Valtrex - Do I have to take this daily or just for 30 days till pills are gone?

First time diagnosed with HS1&2 and new to the drug.

Posted 18 Dec 2015 0 answers

Best time if day to take valtrex?

My doc has prescribed Valtrex 500 mg. once a day for suppression of cold sores and shingles. It seems to work but gives me a headache for several hours after i take it so I'm having trouble ...

Posted 31 Oct 2015 2 answers

Is taking 2grams of valtrex 36 hours (blistering stage) too late?

Hi! It's been 36 hours into my cold sore episode (currently a finger nail sized blister on my upper lip) and I just took 2 grams of valtrex (brand name, GSK). Anyone have any experience into ...

Posted 15 Oct 2015 0 answers

I found a prescription for Valtrex in my boyfriend's name. We've been together for several months &?

... I've never noticed any warts or genital sores, & He "Claims" his dermatologist prescribed it for his face! He doesn't get cold sores or shingles. And I Do know he's ...

Posted 11 Sep 2009 4 answers

Valtrex - I'm newly diagnosed with symptoms of only fatigue should I start medication?

I'm scared because I feel like I may take the medicine and it may cause more problems. I'm confused I need help

Posted 5 Oct 2015 0 answers

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