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... If you take medications only at the onset of an outbreak you take usually 2 500 mg tablets of Valtrex daily or you take 5 200 mg. ... (7 replies)
... h your liver and you don't want to be on more than you have to, but it's a decision about the benefits and the risks. He also said that the active ingredient in Valtrex is acyclovir which has been around for ages without adverse effects. ... (18 replies)
17 and terrified!
Feb 20, 2008
... if you indeed have it, you'll have to get some Acyclovir or Valtrex tablets. It seems than Valtrex works better for some but Acyclovir better for others. ... (4 replies)

... board at the time you wrote this and I'm so sorry. I hope your partner went to the doctor. The first time was a nightmare for me and very painful. I started with acyclovir but quickly my doctor changed me to 500 mg Valtrex. It does work, but it takes about 10 days of taking it as the dose. It starts working in the first day or two. ... (1 replies)
... I know with Valtrex and acyclovir the daily dosage is lower than the full dosage for treating an OB. ... (5 replies)
... I just very recently changed to this username for privacy reasons. I believe that if I didn't use hydrogen peroxide, Lemon Balm, and acyclovir ointment religiously, my small bumps would get bigger and I'd actually get the open sores. ... (18 replies)
... new when i had my first outbreak because i was so deathly sick, i had to admit myself into the ER, because i knew something wasnt right...what u need to find out is what kind of valtrex therapy ure on... ... (3 replies)
Olive Leaf Extract
Jul 18, 2001
... I've been taking the Acyclovir for about two weeks I guess and over this time I've had constant burning and tingling. ... (12 replies)
... I'd usually just get a lil red zit like sore, with no pain or itching. It kind of made me wonder if I had been falsly diagnosed. ... (3 replies)
Sep 15, 2001
... My GP had given me the weekly prescriptions for Acyclovir like your Valtrex...and that was not helping with I went to my GYN and he said the weekly dosages were NOT sufficient. ... (4 replies)
... First, let me extend my sympathies for what has obviously been a nightmare for you! ... (15 replies)
... Is this true for the other supplements also, like the garlic or lysine. ... (13 replies)
... So, I'm glad that your OB's are better than they have been in a long time! That's great news so far. I'd be curious to see how Airborne helps over a longer period of time. ... (64 replies)
Olive Leaf Extract
Jul 18, 2001
... Acyclovir and Valtrex are relatively the same medication. By taking them both together, you are really recieving no benefit. ... (12 replies)
... know that he has Type 1 oral. I just had a few sores in the vaginal area that did test positive for Type 1 but my bloodwork came back negative which means this is a recent contraction for me. I have not have an outbreak since the first and the first only lasted 2 days. ... (5 replies)
... Depends on what your triggers are. Your current outbreaks probably won't be as bad as your first, but there's no set number. ... (9 replies)
... s and fissures are active OBs with a high viral attack. I think, though I am no expert, that even when you don't get a visible surface OB, the nerve pain you get is because the virus is travelling down that nerve in big quantities. But this is just what I am figuring...... ... (12 replies)
... and second in three or four months. The first was on the outside of my lip, while this one is right in the middle of my upper lip. ... (9 replies)
... or 18 years.My son was diagnosed with herpetic kirititis at age of 6 months. He had ob's on his face ,ear and inside his eye every single week until he reached 5 or 6 yrs old .Then the out breaks were every month. The poor kid spent an entire summer in bed with the lights out because the eye was so bad. ... (12 replies)
... with constant prodromal symptoms. I am also now dealing with what I feel like is actually a second outbreak. I don't feel additional symptoms when I take the Valtrex though. I can only hope this is going to start getting better. Thanks for your post and please keep it up. I hope you feel better soon. ... (12 replies)

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