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Valtrex 500mg Tablet

 

Valtrex 500mg Tablet

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Treating shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (fever blisters or herpes labialis), and treating, suppressing, or reducing transmission of genital herpes in patients with healthy immune systems. It is also used to treat chickenpox in children and teenagers. It is also used to suppress genital herpes in patients with HIV infection.

Valtrex is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Valtrex does not eliminate the virus; it is not a cure. When used as a suppressive therapy in patients with healthy immune systems with genital herpes using safer sex practices, the risk of spreading the infections to others is reduced.

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Active Indredients

Valtrex is offered in 250 mg, 500 mg, and 1 gram tablets, the active ingredient being valacyclovir hydrochloride, with the inactive ingredients carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, FD&C Blue No. 2 Lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, , povidone, and titanium dioxide.

How to take Valtrax Tablet?

Take Valtrex tablets exactly as your doctor has prescribed. Your doctor or pharmacist will tell you:
how many tablets to take at each dose
how many doses to take each day
when to take your doses each day.

The label on the pack will give the same information. If there is something you do not understand, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

How much to take for the treatment of shingles
If you have been prescribed Valtrex 500 mg tablets, the normal dose to take is two tablets with water three times a day.
If you have been prescribed Valtrex 1000 mg tablets, the normal dose to take is one tablet with water three times a day.
If you think you have been advised to take a different dose, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

How much to take for the treatment of cold sores
If you have been prescribed Valtrex 500 mg tablets, the normal dose to take for the one day regimen is four tablets with water twice a day, with the second dose taken about 12 hours after the first dose.
If you have been prescribed Valtrex 1000 mg tablets, the normal dose to take for one day regimen is two tablets with water twice a day, with the second dose taken about 12 hours after the first dose.

How to take them

Swallow the tablets with a glass of water.
You should drink plenty of fluids while taking Valtrex tablets, especially if you are elderly.

When to take them

The shingles and cold sore packs are designed to help you to remember to take the tablets at the correct times.

For the treatment of shingles the usual times to take the tablets are in the morning, afternoon and evening.

Before using Valtrex:

Some medical conditions may interact with Valtrex. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if

any of the following apply to you:
• if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
• if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
• if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
• if you have had a bone marrow or kidney transplant
• if you have HIV or AIDS
• if you have kidney problems or you are dehydrated

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Valtrex. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Whether this medicine is suitable for you

Valtrex is not suitable for everyone and some people should never use it. Other people should only use it with special care. It is important that the person prescribing this medicine knows your full medical history.

Your prescriber may only prescribe this medicine with special care or may not prescribe it at all if you:
• are allergic or sensitive to or have had a bad reaction to aciclovir in the past
• are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
• are elderly
• are on haemodialysis
• have liver problems
• have or have had kidney problems

Furthermore the prescriber may only prescribe this medicine with special care or may not prescribe it at all for a child who is under the age of 12 years.

Precautions And Safety Warnings/ Overdose

Valtrex will not prevent the spread of genital herpes. Herpes infections are contagious and you can infect other people even while you are taking with Valtrex.

Avoid sexual intercourse or use a latex condom to prevent spreading the virus to others. Avoid letting infected areas come into contact with other people. Avoid touching an infected area and then touching your eyes. Wash your hands frequently to prevent passing the infection to others.

Declaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

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