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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 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 on my lips so I took 2 grams of Valtrex right away. But what I noticed was that my whole top lip was basically covered ...

Generic Valtrex?

Posted 5 Jul 2010 4 answers

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

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

Posted 30 Jul 2013 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 ...

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

Posted 24 Apr 2013 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 ...

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

Posted 11 Sep 2009 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 - Are there any over the counter medication for herpes?

Posted 21 Sep 2010 2 answers

where can u buy over the counter medications for herpes

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

Posted 7 Jan 2018 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 ...

What are the interactions between Valtrex and Amoxicillin?

Posted 27 Nov 2014 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?

Is Valtrex and Acyclovir (generic for Zovirax) the same? I think they are, but I'm not sure?

Posted 5 Dec 2009 1 answer

My doctor prescribed Valtrex, but when I got the refill the pharmacy filled it with Acyclovir. I have tried to compare them on this site and it looks like they are very similar. I just want to be sure. My insurance information has also changed since I was originally prescribed Valtrex so I think ...

Persisting Pain, Shingles - How long after starting treatment with Valtrex can I expect to see an?

Posted 16 Nov 2013 2 answers

How long before I can expect an improvement from scalp and eye shingles please? Have had migraine like pain for 3 days and been treated for same, then got a burning pain last night if I touched the area of the migraine. GP diagnosed early shingles this morning, and the rash is starting to come out ...

Valtrex - How long does it take to work?

Posted 14 Jan 2015 2 answers

I've just been diagnosed with genital herpes and at 22 my life feels upside down especially because I've always been careful. I guess I am having a hard time coping and feel as if my life is over. My boyfriend has been very supportive but nothing is making me feel better. Especially with ...

Can you take Valtrex and alcohol?

Posted 29 Sep 2004 1 answer

Anyone have any idea what the effects will be if mixing Valtrex and alcohol? I'm supposed to be heading on vacation, meanwhile taking my valtrex - for shingles NOT herpes! :D Anyone?? Help please!!

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