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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

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

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

I suddenly got a scratchy ear almost two wks is now spread ear-to-ear with red bumps!!

It started with my left ear, which hurt and was itchy. The itching was unbearable, so after scratching it these lil red bumps started to spread from ear to ear, under my jawline, down my neck and ...

Posted 17 Aug 2015 1 answer

How effective is valtrex protecting your partner from getting HSV2 if you do not have an outbreak?

What is everyones experience in valtrex stopping transmission to a partner? I take 1gm daily for the past 3 months. I've had no outbreaks and no side effects. So I am very happy with it. ...

Posted 9 Jun 2015 1 answer

Contraception - Antibiotics, birth control, and broken condom?

... antibiotics (valtrex) and have to take them both continually. I have been on BC for six months and have never missed a pill and have always taken them within thirty minutes of eachother. They did ...

Posted 4 Jun 2015 1 answer

Can you have side effects if you stop taking valtrex?

I have ran out of my valtrex and haven't been able to get any in a Lil bit. It's been a week and I'm starting to feel funny! Just want to know if their is any side effects if you stop ...

Posted 19 May 2015 1 answer

Valtrex - What else can I take that can help take away outbreaks?

I contracted genial herpes from a boyfriend about 8 months ago & I've had 6 outbreaks since then. When I found out I contracted it, I was prescribed Valtrex and took it for a week which made ...

Posted 26 Jan 2015 3 answers

Does valtrex delay menstrual cycle?

I took under dose ..

Posted 4 May 2015 1 answer

Valtrex - My cold sore has already scabbed??

My cold sore is hideous. It's black and thick and nasty. My Doctor prescribed me valtrex for it. Will it help to take it now that it's already scabbed over?

Posted 18 Mar 2015 2 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

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