A 26-year-old female asked:
I take valtrex (valacyclovir) every day, twice if i feel anything off. why am i still getting outbreaks & what can i do to stop them?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can do nothing: Valtrex (valacyclovir) does not kill the herpes simplex virus that causes the outbreaks - it only makes outbreaks less frequent, shorter lasting, and less uncomfortable.
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