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Can taking 500 mg valtrex (valacyclovir) daily cause more outbreaks if you decide to not take it anymore?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Herpes Suppression: It is not likely that taking a medication to suppress herpes contagiousness and outbreaks would in the end cause more outbreaks.

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Last updated Oct 11, 2018

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