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.
No, Valtrex is an antiviral and penicillin an antibiotic.
- Valtrex Information for Consumers
- Valtrex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Valtrex (detailed)
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