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Is there a drug interaction with Cetrizine, Protonix (pantoprazole) an Valtrex? Can they be taken together I have alot of sinus drainage

Is there a drug interaction with Cetrizine, Protonix (pantoprazole) an Valtrex? Can they be taken together I have alot of sinus drainage

Should be OK: Zyrtec, (cetirizine) like other medicine has several drug interactions, some of which are considered contraindications for concomitent administration. Pl see attached link for details. Drugs.com website can give you info on other drugs as well. Feel good! ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Drug Interaction (Definition)

When the combination of two agents cause an effect, intended or unintended, that would not have otherwise ...Read more


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Is zovirax the suppressive drug for herpes ? How is it different from Valtrex (valacyclovir) ?

Is zovirax the suppressive drug for herpes ? How is it different from Valtrex (valacyclovir) ?

Similar: Both are anti-viral medications made by different companies. For the most part, they work equally well. Valtrex (valacyclovir) is advantageous in that you need to take it less often. ...Read more

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I have hsv-2 and i'm in daily Valtrex (valacyclovir) therapy, can I use steroids (wistrol)? Does it have any interaction with the disease or medication?

I have hsv-2 and i'm in daily Valtrex (valacyclovir) therapy, can I use steroids (wistrol)? Does it have any interaction with the disease or medication?

Anabolic steroids: These are not likely to have interactions with valacyclovir or your hsv infection, but you should double check with your pharmacist who has access to up to date computer records of interactions. You should also strongly reconsider the reasons for taking these. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Antiviral: Treats herpes virus infections, including shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (herpes labialis), and genital herpes (herpes simplex) in adults. Also treats cold sores and chicken pox in children. This medicine will not cure herpes, but may prevent a breakout of herpes sores or blisters. ...Read more

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What would happenif you take an expired valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Probably nothing: All medicines degrade with time. Just cause it expired doesn't mean its poisonous. Just won't work as well as unexpired medicine. Actually, it really depends on how old the medicine is. If its relatively soon after the expiration date, i'm sure its still good. All bets are off its over a year past. ...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

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Valacyclovir (Definition)

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


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Valtrex (Definition)

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