Valtrex ?? th? brand n?m? f?r valacyclovir, Manufactured b? Glaxo Smith Kline, ?n antiviral drug u??d t? treat infections caused b? ??rt??n types ?f viruses.
It slows th? growth ?nd spread ?f th? herpes virus ?? th?t th? body ??n fight ?ff th? infection. Valtrex w?ll n?t cure herpes, but ?t ??n lessen th? symptoms ?f th? infection. It ?? u??d t? treat infections caused b? herpes viruses ?n adults ?nd children. Illnesses caused b? herpes viruses include genital herpes, cold sores, shingles, ?nd chickenpox.

Valtrex ?? ?v??l?bl? ?n oral tablet form, ?n 500 mg ?nd 1gram.

Valtrex (Valacyclovir) Side Effects

B?f?r? t?k?ng valacyclovir , t?ll ??ur doctor ?r pharmacist ?f ??u h?v? ?n? ?f th? f?ll?w?ng conditions :
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Any ?th?r condition th?t m?? weaken th? immune system
Bone marrow ?r kidney transplant · Kidney disease
An unusual ?r allergic reaction t? valacyclovir, acyclovir, ganciclovir, valganciclovir, ?th?r medicines, foods, dyes, ?r preservative, Pregnant ?r tr??ng t? g?t pregnant Breastfeeding

Side effects th?t ??u ?h?uld report t? ??ur doctor ?r pharmacist ?? ???n ?? possible:
Allergic reactions l?k? skin rash, itching ?r hives, swelling ?f th? face, lips, ?r tongue.
Aggressive behavior , confusion, hallucinations; problems w?th balance, talking, walking; stomach pain. Tremor; trouble passing urine ?r change ?n th? amount ?f urine.
Side effects th?t u?u?ll? d? n?t require medical attention (report t? ??ur doctor ?r pharmacist ?f th?? continue ?r ?r? bothersome): Dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting
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Administration ?f Valtrex Dosage

Valtrex m?? b? g?v?n w?th?ut regard t? meals.
Valacyclovir oral suspension (25 mg/ml ?r 50 mg/ml) m?? b? prepared extemporaneously fr?m 500-mg VALTREX Caplets f?r u?? ?n pediatric patients f?r wh?m ? solid dosage form ?? n?t appropriate.

Adult Dosing Recommendations

Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis): 2 grams tw??? daily f?r 1 day t?k?n 12 hours ???rt.
Genital Herpes: Initial Episode: 1 gram tw??? daily f?r 10 days.
Recurrent Episodes: 500 mg tw??? daily f?r 3 days. Initiate treatment ?t th? f?r?t sign ?r symptom ?f ?n episode.
Suppressive Therapy: 1 gram ?n?? daily ?n patients w?th normal immune function.
HIV?1?infected patients w?th ? CD4+ cell count greater th?n ?r equal t? 100 cells/mm3: dosage ?? 500 mg tw??? daily.
Herpes Zoster: 1 gram 3 times daily f?r 7 days. Pediatric Dosing Recommendations.
Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis): patients aged greater th?n ?r equal t? 12 years ?? 2 grams tw??? daily f?r 1 day t?k?n 12 hours apart.
Chickenpox: treatment ?f chickenpox ?n immunocompetent pediatric patients aged 2 t? l??? th?n 18 years ?? 20 mg/kg administered 3 times daily f?r 5 days.

Valtrex Overdose

F?r ?n? patient wh? takes t?? mu?h Valtrex, ?h?uld contact ? poison control center ?r emergency room immediately.