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A 33-year-old female asked:

How often should i take a daily 500 mg valtrex (valacyclovir) tab for general herpes' suppressive therapy? rest of my life? only w a partner? never?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Consult DR: Best to see STD specialist or dermatologist. The exact use is an individual thing. Do you have only 1 partner? Do you mean GENITAL herpes? Has your partner been tested for herpes? Will you have other partners in the future? How often do you have attacks? Some people take 1 a day to reduce or eliminate the attacks and to reduce their infectivity. Others take 2 pills at the onset of an attack to red
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Yes many people find stress can bring on an outbreak.
Nov 24, 2014
Last updated May 1, 2018

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