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How much valtrex can I take for my cold sores if the prescribed 2grams twice a day is not working?

Posted 25 Jan 2011 by dms11 1 answer

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 took 2 grams of valtrex right away. but what i noticed was that my whole top lip was basically ...

Generic Valtrex?

Posted 5 Jul 2010 by aquanaut 4 answers

I see this is available as a generic. Who makes it and what are the available dosages for the drug.

Valtrex - Are there any over the counter medication for herpes?

Posted 21 Sep 2010 by sunshine43 2 answers

where can u buy over the counter medications for herpes

I found a prescription for Valtrex in my boyfriend's name. We've been together for several months &?

Posted 11 Sep 2009 by wcmiller 5 answers

... 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 said he's had achne problems in the past. I think I May have seen some sort of dry ...

Valtrex - is the generic just as effective as the name brand?

Posted 24 Apr 2013 by thank goodnesa 3 answers

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 refill and it's a white tablet with m122. I've never taken this brand before nor have I ...

Valtrex - Will Valacyclovir work after day 2 (blisters already present)?

Posted 30 Jul 2013 by helpinmontreal 2 answers

I am in panic mode right now. Like many of you I have suffered all my life with cold sores, some outbreaks worse then others.This one I have right now is bad. 3 cold sores all at bottom lip ( I am devastated). Woke up Sunday morning, felt a tingle but wasn't sure so I let a few hours pass and ...

Dosage of Valtrex (Valacyclovir)?

Posted 20 days ago by TeaTime24 1 answer

Hi all- Dentist prescribed me 1000mg of Valtrex after cold sore began forming on my lip today (small blisters appeared this morning.) I know this is best taken prior to symptoms showing, but this formed while I slept. Anway, it was prescribed with the instructions to take once a day, however, I ...

Herpes Zoster - I am looking for an effective medication to relieve pain of shingles?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 by ladieleisure 3 answers

I have had shingles for 8 weeks. I took Valtrex at the onset. I am using a cream compounded by local pharmacy, plus lidocaine , ibuprofen, gabapentin, and more. Nothing has been able to receive the burning pain. If you have had experience with shingles and know of any medication that helped you ...

Does Valtrex contain penicillin?

Posted 18 May 2018 by BellaLou 1 answer

My husband was prescribed Valtrex for shingles and is allergic to penicillin. The ER knows this but when he went to ask the gentleman working the counter at the pharmacy the guy disappeared and my husband was unable to get an answer.

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?

My dad is on Valtrex for 10 days for shingles, About day 5 started having darker stools.

Posted 14 Feb 2018 by murrdog 0 answers

He has finished the 10 days. How long for the dark stools to return to normal?

I been taken Valtrex for about 30 years 500 mg. How long should I keep use the drug I haven't had...

Posted 6 Dec 2017 by Merlean 1 answer

... a break out for 4 year's. When do I stop taken it?

I missed the tingling stage and used valtrex with a blister already formed. Will it help at all?

Posted 12 Dec 2017 by Bmorrow123 0 answers

I am out of country so I couldn’t get my hands on a prescription until the tingling was gone and a blister appeared. It is swollen and white and I started to feel tingling around 9am and took valtrex at 4:30pm. I am going to see my boyfriend who lives out of state in three days and it’s ...

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