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A 26-year-old female asked about a male:

Whats a better medication then acyclovir to supress herpes simplex 1?

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Valtrex (valacyclovir): Easier dosing regiment and there is a generic.
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Acyclovir,: Famciclovir and valcyclovir are all effective at treating acute and preventing recurrent hsv1 and hsv2.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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