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Is it ok to take expired valacyclovir?

Is it ok to take expired valacyclovir?

Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Valacyclovir (Definition)

Valacyclovir is a herpes viruses agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more


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What is Valtrex (valacyclovir) used for?

What is Valtrex (valacyclovir) used for?

Valacyclovir: This is an antiviral compound effective against herpes simplex. It inhibits clinical symptoms, and prolongs the duration of time between outbreaks, but is not curative, since this organism, like squatters, roaches, and rats, cannot be gotten rid of. ...Read more

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Can valacyclovir come in liquid or not?

Can valacyclovir come in liquid or not?

Valcyclovir: Unfortunately, there is no liquid formulation here in the United States. I realize that its a very large table. However, it can be broken in half if that can help "getting it down". ...Read more

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Does valacyclovir work well with lysine?

Lysine doesn't work: Lysine has no effect on herpes -- don't believe everything you read on line! Valacyclovir is highly effective, but I suggest you not waste good money on magical treatments that have no chance of success. ...Read more

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What happens of i miss a dose of valacyclovir?

Delayed results: A single missed dose should not make a great deal of difference.It could lead to delay in expected improvement in your condition. ...Read more

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Is mylan valacyclovir hcl1 as effective as valtrex?

Is mylan valacyclovir hcl1 as effective as valtrex?

Valtrex (valacyclovir): This is a generic of the brand Valtrex (valacyclovir) and should work the same. ...Read more

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Can you take Valtrex (valacyclovir) with hydroxyzine?

Yes: According to the package insert, there are no drug interactions. ...Read more

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What are common side effects of valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Few side effects: Headache, nausea and vomiting are the most common side effects of using Valtrex (valacyclovir is its generic name), though they happen rather infrequently based on my experience prescribing the anti-viral medication. ...Read more

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Valtrex (Definition)

Valtrex is a herpes viruses agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more