Valtrex (Valaciclovir)

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Valtrex provides effective treatment for genital herpes outbreaks. With its antiviral action, Valtrex helps to reduce the severity and duration of symptoms, helping you to manage outbreaks with ease.

  • Reduces length and severity of genital herpes outbreaks
  • Relieves itching and pain
  • Prevents new sores from forming
  • Genuine medication
  • Shipped from EU Pharmacies
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Valtrex - Key Information

What is Valtrex?

Valtrex is a prescription medication used to treat infections caused by certain viruses, including herpes simplex virus (HSV). It contains the active ingredient valacyclovir, which is an antiviral drug that works by inhibiting the replication of the virus. Valtrex is used to treat conditions such as genital herpes, cold sores, shingles, and chickenpox.

How Does Valtrex Work?

Valtrex works by converting into its active form, acyclovir, in the body. Acyclovir inhibits the action of viral enzymes involved in the replication of herpes, thereby preventing the viruses from multiplying and spreading to healthy cells. Valtrex helps to reduce the severity and duration of symptoms associated with herpes infections and promotes faster healing of lesions.

How is Valtrex Taken?

Valtrex is taken orally as tablets, typically with or without food, as directed by a healthcare provider. The dosage and duration of treatment may vary depending on the specific condition being treated, the severity of symptoms, and individual response to therapy. It's important to follow the prescribed regimen and complete the full course of treatment, even if symptoms improve before the end of treatment.

What is the typical dosage of Valtrex?

The typical dosage of Valtrex depends on the specific condition being treated and other factors such as the individual's age and kidney function. For the treatment of genital herpes, a common dosage may involve taking 500 milligrams twice daily for 3 to 5 days. Dosage adjustments may be necessary in certain populations, such as individuals with kidney impairment.

Are there any side effects to Valtrex?

Common side effects of Valtrex may include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and abdominal pain. These side effects are usually mild and temporary. Rarely, allergic reactions or severe skin reactions may occur. If any side effects persist or worsen, it's important to consult a healthcare provider.

Does Valtrex come with any warnings?

Yes, Valtrex comes with important warnings and precautions. It should not be used by individuals with known hypersensitivity to valacyclovir, acyclovir or any other ingredients in the formulation. Valtrex should be used with caution in individuals with a history of kidney disease or immunocompromised individuals. It's important to stay well hydrated while taking Valtrex to reduce the risk of kidney problems. If symptoms persist or worsen during treatment, it's important to consult a healthcare provider for further evaluation.

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Buying Valtrex (Valaciclovir) Online

Can I buy Valtrex (Valaciclovir) online?

You can safely buy Valtrex (Valaciclovir) online at EU Meds. You will first need to have an online consultation with a pharmacist independent prescriber before your order will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Valtrex (Valaciclovir) is the right medication for your medical condition.

Do I need a prescription for Valtrex (Valaciclovir)?

Yes, in order to purchase Valtrex (Valaciclovir) you will need a valid prescription. Please note, all requests for supply of prescription medications are subject to an online clinical consultation and the decision to prescribe will be made by a doctor.

Medical Reviewer

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Irfan Siddique

Deputy Medical Superintendent (DMS) • MBBS

Dr. Irfan Siddique is a Medical Doctor with a license to practice in the United Kingdom, awarded by the General Medical Council. He graduated in 2017 from the University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

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