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A 45-year-old female asked:

32w pregnant having a stress shingles outbreak on l side of low back/ buttock, its so painful w/sacrum nerve pain. can i safely take my valacyclovir?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Class B: Valacyclovir is considered pregnancy class b, so it should be ok. Consult with your obstetrician first.
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Dr. Peterson Pierre
Dermatology 25 years experience
Valacyclovir: This drug is pregnancy category b so it should be safe to take.
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Last updated Nov 7, 2016

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