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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Fatigue and valacycl: Why are you taking the valacyclovir? The fatigue can come from the illness .Rather than from the valacyclovir.'.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Similar: Both are anti-viral medications made by different companies. For the most part, they work equally well. Valtrex (valacyclovir) is advantageous in that ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Should be OK: Zyrtec, (cetirizine) like other medicine has several drug interactions, some of which are considered contraindications for concomitent administration. ... Read More
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Dr. Haresh Sawlani
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Herpes: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is specific for herpes only, will not work for syphillis.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Shingles treatment: Although 7 days is often sufficient for valacyclovir (Valtrex) treatment of shingles, if new blisters are continuing to appear, treatment should be ex ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
17 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: If you have Insulin resistance or even diabetes metformin is fine to take. Some people have lost weight on metformin, perhaps due to GI side effects. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Valacyclovir: This is an antiviral compound effective against herpes simplex. It inhibits clinical symptoms, and prolongs the duration of time between outbreaks, b ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Expired Valtrex (valacyclovir): It is never a good idea to take medications that are expired. However, with a vast majority of medications, it should be noted that the expiration da ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Don't recommend: as this may reduce effectiveness.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you need to take valtrex, (valacyclovir) there is a strong possibility that this medication that is 2 years old will not be as effective. You need ... Read More

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