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long term side effects of valtrex

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Common effects are .: Headache, nausea, abdominal pain and fatigue. There are others but they are rather uncommon. Overall it's a rather well tolerated medication. Hope ... Read More
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Valtrex (valacyclovir): Hi, I have not seen a lot of side effects among my patients although we always watch the liver function test and also Complete Blood Count. Some peopl ... Read More
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Side effects: There could be many side effects but most common listed are Headache and nausea. Sometime diarrhea as well. But, all depends on body's capacity to tol ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. PRADIP SHAH
40 years experience Infectious Disease
NO: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is well tolerated med.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Side effects of: Atenolol include fatigue and lightheadedness among others.
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
Valtrex (valacyclovir): Is this long term or short term. Avoid beta blockers unless know what doing. We avoid atenolol as may increase aortic pressure. Really need consult p ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Minimal.: The package insert for valacyclovir lists the usual common side effects (dizziness, rash, etc, etc), but in 30+ years of practice I have never had a s ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Side effects rare: Side effects are very rare from valacyclovir. Those listed were reported by people in early research studies, but they occurred no more commonly in pe ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Relatively free: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is relatively free of side- effects. Ask your health care professional about benefits vs risks of daily suppressive therapy.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
That's your business: The medicine is safe. Even the crystal nephropathy that a few people get is expected to heal right up. Drink plenty of water. You owe it to yourself a ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very well tolerated: Valacyclovir is one of the safest and best tolerated of all drugs. Side effects are very rare and many patients take it for many years with no problem ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
None known: Valacyclovir (Valtrex®) is used to suppress gential herpes outbreaks. It is one of the safest drugs known; side effects are extremely rare. Even with ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: Valacyclovir (Valtrex) is very safe, with almost no side effects, even after taking it for many years. There is no significant risk of damage to your ... Read More

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