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Can You Take Valtrex While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Can i take Valtrex (valacyclovir) for a herpes outbreak while pregnant? This is not my first outbreak I have had this for 6 years with 1 to 2 outbreaks per year.
Yes: This is considered a category b drug, meaning no human studies have shown any adverse on the developing fetus. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to take valtrex for suppressive therapy as advised by midwife during pregnancy and keflex at the same time for an abscess?
No danger at all: These two drugs do not interact. They are entirely safe together for both you and the baby. ...Read more
Medication Question: Nope. Not at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pregnant with herpes. Having really bad outbreaks. Taking two Valtrex (valacyclovir) a day and its not helping! what can I do?
Is it safe for me to take valcyclovir while I am pregnant i want to know if i can take valacyclovir if I have an outbreak while I am pregnant
The : The food and drug administration (fda) categorizes valacyclovir as pregnancy category b. This category means it has not been studied in pregnant humans. However, it did not appear to cause injury in animal studies. The issue for use of any medication during pregnancy is that the possible risks need be weighed against the benefits. Although, it is often used by women who are pregnant, you should not use valacyclovir or any other medication without discussing it with your obstetrician. I hope this is helpful. ...Read more