A 36-year-old female asked:
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what can i take instead of valacyclovir for cold sores? it's c currently making me dizzy, hallucinate, slurred speech, dark urine...can't be good.

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Acyclovir, L-lysine: You can use Acyclovir cream and L-lysine capsule until your prescriber figures it out what to use instead of Valtrex.
Answered on Aug 15, 2018

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