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What can I use instead of Valtrex (valacyclovir) which is too expensive?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology

In brief: Acyclovir.

Acyclovir is an earlier-generation antiviral medication that is available as a generic.
The dosage is not the same as valtrex, (valacyclovir) and taking it is a bit more cumbersome, usually requiring three to four times a day dosing; but it is an effective alternative that is considerably less expensive.

In brief: Acyclovir.

Acyclovir is an earlier-generation antiviral medication that is available as a generic.
The dosage is not the same as valtrex, (valacyclovir) and taking it is a bit more cumbersome, usually requiring three to four times a day dosing; but it is an effective alternative that is considerably less expensive.
Dr. Simon Kimm
Dr. Simon Kimm
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Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry

In brief: Time

The lesions will go away by themselves and will take only slightly longer if not treated.
By the way, the medicine you refer to makes the lesions only slightly less painful (if any at all) than no treatment at all.

In brief: Time

The lesions will go away by themselves and will take only slightly longer if not treated.
By the way, the medicine you refer to makes the lesions only slightly less painful (if any at all) than no treatment at all.
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dr. Clifford Marks
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