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how long does it takes for valtrex (valacyclovir) to start working on the antibodies?

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Dr. Lawrence Judy
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Never: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is the name of an antibiotic active against herpes family viruses. The antibiotic starts working as soon as it is absorbed. In general, antibiotics help the body's immune system defeat the germ, kind of a "get an advantage" or "catch up." white cells do the real work of fighting infections. Some of them make antibodies while some directly attack the "foreigner.".
Answered on Jul 19, 2013
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