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Long term side effects of valtrex

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
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
Infectious Disease 42 years experience
NO: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is well tolerated med.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 41 years experience
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
Pathology 45 years experience
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
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Dont use expired med: It is vital when using any med that the dates be current. Breakdown of the chemicals in meds can cause unwanted byproducts/side effects. Call your pre... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Wait: The neck pain is likely inflamed node from cold sores. Cold sore promptly resolve in 7-10 days. If symptoms persist beyond that, see your MD