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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

What are the interactions between Valtrex and Amoxicillin?

Since I've been taking Amoxicillin, my symptoms from the required Valtrex dosage have returned. Seems like the Valtrex has no effect. Is the Amoxicillin counter-acting the Valtrex?

Posted 8 hours ago 1 answer

Anyone have connective tissue disease and also take Valtrex or the generic? I have been battling?

... this disease for two years and I am sure Valtrex caused my condition. I had been taking Valtrex for 5 years. I feel that 'joint pain' list as a side effect is an understatement. I went ...

Posted 14 days ago 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

I've been taking Valtrex 500mg once per day for about 3 weeks now and I've been experiencing severe?

... mood swings and a decrease in my sex drive with my partner. Does anyone know if these are side effects because I'm especially concerned about the mood swings... I need insight please and ...

Posted 16 Oct 2014 1 answer

What causes body odor like burned coffee smell when taking Valtrex or the generic?

I am taking Valtrex and have a body odor like burned coffee smell, sometimes I wake up at night or early morning with this awful smell and I have had people in the office next to me ask if I smell ...

Posted 17 Oct 2014 0 answers

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

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

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

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

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