Should it be taken as a maintenance drug?
24 Mar 2011
What are you taking it for and do you have any other medical conditions??
Valtrex is used to prevent recurrent episodes of genital herpes in immunocompetent and in HIV-infected adults. The efficacy and safety of Valtrex for the suppression of genital herpes beyond 1 year in immunocompetent patients and beyond 6 months in HIV-infected patients have not been established.
For more information see: http://www.drugs.com/pro/valtrex.html
- Valtrex Information for Consumers
- Valtrex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Valtrex (detailed)
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1 answer • 14 Jan 2010
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1 answer • 8 Oct 2010
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1 answer • 17 Feb 2011
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