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Can I use Abreva on genital herpes?

Posted 30 Oct 2011 by Rachel_Marie22 4 answers

Can the shingles vaccine cause a genital herpes outbreak?

Posted 13 Nov 2014 by artsyrsc 13 answers

I got my vaccine on a Friday, felt headachy and rundown all weekend. By Tuesday I was getting an outbreak. I hadn't had one in a pretty long time and I take acyclovir when I do. Coincidence or a side effect of the vaccine?

Valacyclovir - has anyone experienced any reduced efficacy with any of the generics?

Posted 8 Aug 2010 by hellothere34 20 answers

my outbreaks had been very much controlled, but i have experienced two this month alone while taking the generic from Sandoz. very unusaul and i am wondering if anyone else has thoughts on this?

Valtrex or acyclovir which one works better?

Posted 27 May 2017 by Military 1 answer

Acyclovir - So I got diagnosed with genital herpes I am to take 5 pills a day but I'm confused?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by Martinez8088 0 answers

After the pills are done what's next? Because my medicine doesn't have refills so am I just going to stop after this treatment till my next outbreak? My doctor did not really explain so will someone please fill me in on this please?

Can I take Acyclovir orally, as a prophylactic against frequent cold sores?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by AshMed 0 answers

I used to suffer with frequent cold sores so my GP prescribed oral Acyclovir 400mg twice daily as a prophylactic. It has worked brilliantly with no recurrence for very many years even when I'm out in the sun which used to be a trigger. I have experienced no perceivable side effects, but ...

Tendonitis - tendonitis from valtrex??

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by Frustrated40yo 0 answers

Tendonitis from Valtrex? Has anyone developed tendonitis from taking Valtrex for long periods of time? Will the tendinitis ease if I try to go off Valtrex? Taking for oral herpes and if I even miss one dose I get a breakout, or at least the beginning of a breakout. So frustrating.

How long do aciclovir take to clear herpes?

Posted 23 Feb 2017 by Member1202 1 answer

On Tuesday I was diagnosed with genital herpes and given the aciclovir 400mg tablets. How long do they take to clear the infection and am I safe to have sex with my partner using a condom? Or do I have to wait til it's cleared.

I think my aciclovir has stopped working??

Posted 27 Feb 2017 by Member1202 1 answer

I've been put on a 5 day course of Aciclovir 400mg tablets for my herpes outbreak and for the first 2 days it seemed to have cleared but I obviously carried on my course and on the 3rd and 4th days it started to flare up again and now it is the 5th day and it is really itchy and it is starting ...

I take Tegretol, Atenelol, Valtrex, Estrediol, Amplodipine, Ultram, and Methocarb?

Posted 27 Jan 2017 by janet_bethea 1 answer

My methephatemine levels are off the charts!! Help

Meds not working..AT ALL?

Posted 28 Nov 2016 by theweichertlady 0 answers

What can I do if valacyclovir 500mg is not working at all...

What are the interactions between Valtrex and Amoxicillin?

Posted 27 Nov 2014 by libertybell66 2 answers

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?

Recurrent outbreaks on Valtrex in pregnancy?

Posted 28 Nov 2016 by mrs12 0 answers

I started taking Valtrex for the first time 2 weeks ago when I experienced a recurrent outbreak during my 36 week of pregnancy. The sores healed in 5 days, however 5 days later another outbreak has started, and I am now 38 weeks pregnant with 3 visible genital sores. I have never had outbreaks back ...

Can Valtrex become ineffective over time?

Posted 5 Nov 2016 by Hippiechick1027 0 answers

Hi. I have had HSV 2 for close to twenty yrs. Been on Valtrex every day since. Never really get blisters. It's more the skin burning on bottom and back of legs. Just had a flare up that lasted three weeks and I was taking extra meds the whole time. After flare up ended it started up again ...

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