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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 ...

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?

If I am on a daily dose of Valtrex, is it okay to double up when I get an OB?

Posted 5 Jul 2016 by Looking4help9 0 answers

If I am on a daily dose of Valtrex (1 gram) using it as a suppressant for HSV 2, is it okay to double up and take 1 gram twice daily for a 3 days, when I get an outbreak? Then go back to the 1 gram daily after that... I have been on the daily dose for about 2 months now.. Yes I still get ...

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

Posted 5 Dec 2009 by poet2009 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 ...

Valtrex - Today I was told I have Herpes 2 I am 34 years old never had an out break yet?

Posted 17 May 2016 by Help34 1 answer

Should I start valtrex daily

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

Posted 16 Nov 2013 by wendykg 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 - Can I give Valdez to my 11year old daughter for cold sore?

Posted 14 May 2016 by Michaeljennifer 1 answer

I take it for cold sore outbreaks can I give it. To my 11year old

Efficiency of valtrex treating week old sores?

Posted 26 Feb 2016 by BeeCarney 0 answers

I am in the midst of the worst cold sore outbreak I've ever had... I used to get them as a kid but havent had one in years, now I have a massive crusty sore in the corner of my mouth and several smaller sores under my bottom lip... they are extremely painful and super gross looking. I just ...

Valtrex - which specialist do I see for this treatment?

Posted 8 Apr 2016 by jahphia 0 answers

i was prescribed this med from my ob/gyn. is this the specialist who has the most experience with this medication? if not, who? thank you for your time

Best time if day to take valtrex?

Posted 31 Oct 2015 by calm seas 2 answers

My doc has prescribed Valtrex 500 mg. once a day for suppression of cold sores and shingles. It seems to work but gives me a headache for several hours after i take it so I'm having trouble figuring out the best time of day to take it. Can anyone comment on what works for you?

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