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Valtrex (Valacyclovir)
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500mg x 10 pills
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Manufacturer: GSK
Generic or Brand: Brand
Dosage: 500mg
Quantity: 10 Tablets
Prescription Required: No

Valtrex is used for:

Treating shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (fever blisters or herpes labialis), and treating or suppressing genital herpes in patients with normal immune systems. It is also used to suppress genital herpes in patients with HIV infection.

Valtrex is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Valtrex does not eliminate the virus, it is not a cure. When used as a suppressive therapy in patients with normal immune systems with genital herpes using safer sex practices, the risk of spreading the infections to others is reduced.

Do NOT use Valtrex if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Valtrex or to acyclovir
  • Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

    Before using Valtrex :

    Some medical conditions may interact with Valtrex . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have had a bone marrow or kidney transplant
  • if you have HIV or AIDS
  • If you have kidney problems
  • Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Valtrex . However, no specific interactions with Valtrex are known at this time.

    This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Valtrex may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

    How to use Valtrex :

    Use Valtrex as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take Valtrex by mouth with or without food. If stomach upset occurs, take with food to reduce stomach irritation.
  • Drinking extra fluids while you are taking Valtrex is recommended. Check with your doctor for instructions.
  • To treat cold sores, shingles, or genital herpes, start treatment as soon as possible after your symptoms start.
  • If treating an acute outbreak, continue using Valtrex for the full course of treatment, even if you feel better in a few days.
  • For suppressive therapy, Valtrex works best if it is taken at the same time each day.
  • If you miss a dose of Valtrex , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
  • Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Valtrex .

    Important safety information:

  • Valtrex may cause dizziness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Valtrex with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
  • Safer sex practices can lower the chances of passing genital herpes to your partner. Do not have sexual contact with your partner when you have any symptoms or outbreak of genital herpes. Use a condom made of latex or polyurethane whenever you have sexual contact.
  • Use Valtrex with caution in the ELDERLY; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially kidney and nervous system problems.
  • Valtrex should not be used in CHILDREN who have not reached puberty; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Valtrex while you are pregnant. Valtrex is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Valtrex , check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.

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