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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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Do lysine tablets for coldsores affect birth control pills?

Do lysine tablets for coldsores affect birth control pills?

No and no: Lysine does not help cold sores and there is no scientific evidence to support this approach. It will no alter bcp effectiveness. ...Read more

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Will azithromycin interfere with valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Will azithromycin interfere with valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Not that I know: Of but if u call your pharmacist he or she can check the exact drug interactions. ...Read more

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Taking daily acyclovir for genital herpes, does birth control still work?

Taking daily acyclovir for genital herpes, does birth control still work?

Yes: Good question you always want to be sure to ask about effect of medication on birth control pills must be careful with antibiotics but Acyclovir is antiviral not antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills trigger cold sores?

Can birth control pills trigger cold sores?

Unlikely: Even if i knew what kind of sores you were referring to it would be difficult to imagine how bcps would do this. ...Read more

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Can you use antibiotic ointment while taking valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Can you use antibiotic ointment while taking valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Yes, BUT: There is no benefit to such use. Mupirocin is good for impetigo. Otc antibiotic ointments are of no benefit. Valtrex (valacyclovir) is generally used for 1 or 2 doses for herpes. No antibiotic helps herpes. ...Read more

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Can diflucan (fluconazole) interfere with birth control pills?

Can diflucan (fluconazole) interfere with birth control pills?

Diflucan: Oral contraceptives & other hormone-based birth control may be less effective when Diflucan (fluconazole) is used. Thus it is recommended that you use back up birth control such as a condom. REF: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/fluconazole-tablets.html ...Read more

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Does Lemon Balm make birth control pills less effective?

Does Lemon Balm make birth control pills less effective?

Doubtful: I am unaware of any decrease in the effectiveness of Birth Control that would be caused by Lemon Balm. Check with your pharmacist to be sure as well. ...Read more

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How effective are Watson sronyx birth control pills?

How effective are Watson sronyx birth control pills?

Same as other pills: All birth control pills are more than 95% effective with typical use, But consider a long acting, reversible method of birth control like an implant or IUD so that you don't have to remember to take a birth control pill. Easy to place and fewer side effects as well because they provide a sustained release of hormones at a low dose, so they're very safe! ...Read more

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Can acyclovir affect birth control shot?

Can acyclovir affect birth control shot?

No: There are no known or proven interactions between birth control and acyclovir. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does taking birth control pills help clear acne?

Does taking birth control pills help clear acne?

YES YES YES: Over time, this is a very effective way to clear acne, control heavy cycles, prevent ovulation or cyst pain, eliminate PMS (or PMDD), even decrease risks of ovarian cancer if taken over 5 years, and oh yeah...... Prevents pregnancy!! Definitely consider it and good luck. ...Read more

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Does Valtrex (valacyclovir) work on flu/viruses?

Does Valtrex (valacyclovir) work on flu/viruses?

Not flu: Valacyclovir (valtrex) only works on certain herpes viruses (mainly herpes simplex and varicella zoster). It has no activity against influenza (flu) virus or other respiratory viruses. ...Read more

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I'm taking birth control pills lo loestrin fe pills and my question is if I can take ibuprofen pills ?

I'm taking birth control pills lo loestrin fe pills and my question is if I can take ibuprofen pills ?

No problem: There should be no significant interaction between Birth control pills and Motrin, which can be taken simultaneously provided the recommended doses and intervals are adhered to. ...Read more

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Valtrex (Definition)

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