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A 25-year-old male asked:

What does it mean to take valacylcovir with prophylactic dosing? is not the same to take valacyclovir? it makes any difference?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Lower dose: Prophylactic dosing is about 1/2 the usual dose and has been shown to reduce the frequency of outbreaks during the year.

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