A member asked:

51 years old recurrent cold sores since fall. had 4 since mid dec (heal 4-5 days)soon as stop 5 days of valtrex (valacyclovir) 500mg twice daily i get another. help?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Longer treatment: Once the virus is established , it is often necessary to treat for a long time. Fortunately, the medicine is usually well tolerated.

Answered 1/29/2014



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