I break out with cold sores every time I go on a beach vacation and get a lot of sun. Doctor gave me Valtrex to take 2 tablets morning and night for only one day (4 pills total). Question is can I take it a few days before going in the sun or do I have to wait until I feel a breakout coming on? Will this dosage protect me for 30 days?
It might be best if you ask the doc that gave you the meds,and i get cold sores too and my doc gave me a cream called DENAVIR that you just put it on when you start feeling that tingle that you get before anything is there and it works amazing maybe you can ask your doc about it,if your doc does say that is a good meds for you then you can start puting it on as soon as you get it,hope this helps
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