How much Valtrex should I take to prevent getting a cold sore? We are going to the beach and every time I go to the beach... I get a cold sore and sometimes my lips swell huge within 3 days. Someone said start the day before the sun and take 1G morning and 1G night until the last day... Can others share how they think it would work the best?
Cold Sore Prevention?
Added 16 Jun 2010:
My doctor 3 years ago told me take either 1G a day or 2G a day (morning/evening) to prevent... but I don't remember which, and he is out of town and won't be back til we'r gone. A pharmacist said the latter... 2 a day... but I don't know which. I have the prescription. Thanks
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