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A 28-year-old female asked:

Risks for taking valtrex (valacyclovir) daily?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Long-term Valtrex (valacyclovir): Long-term Valtrex (valacyclovir) use appears to be safe.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Virtually zero: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is a very safe drug for long-term or short-term use.
Dr. Luis Matos
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
Not many: The dose for daily prevention of Herpes is lower than the treatment of an active infection and is fairly safe.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it okay to not use condoms when he is taking daily valtrex (valacyclovir)?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No: Many other diseases like hpv, syphillis and clamydia do not respond to this med.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Should Valtrex (valacyclovir) be taken daily?

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Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Sometimes: Indicated daily for recurrent Genital Herpes outbreaks!

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Last updated Nov 3, 2018

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