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Is valtrex over the counter medicine

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Fatigue and valacycl: Why are you taking the valacyclovir? The fatigue can come from the illness .Rather than from the valacyclovir.'.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
No: That is not a typical side effect of valacyclovir, a drug that has very few side effects.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Herpes: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is specific for herpes only, will not work for syphillis.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
Fertility Medicine 18 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 44 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't recommend: as this may reduce effectiveness.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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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