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I started taking 2 valtrex (valacyclovir) tablets 1000mg for my cold sores last night. i am about to take the last 2 pills. when will the sores go away?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Valacyclovir: OK....thats not the right dose. For cold sores (herpes type 1 AND 2)..the dose of Valtrex (valacyclovir) is 2grams by mouth in the morning and then again at night. Then your finished technically.

Answered 10/16/2018

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