Valtrex 500 mg is an antiviral medicine used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection, and herpes zoster infections. It prevents the multiplication of viruses in human cells and clears up the infection.
Valtrex 500 mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. You should drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine as it helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.
Valtrex 500 mg Tablet may cause a few common side effects like headache, nausea, and stomach pain. Inform your doctor if these bother you or persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
Benefits of Valtrex 500 mg
Side effects of Valtrex 500 mg tablet
- Abdominal pain
How to use Valtrex 500 mg tablet?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Valtrex 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Valtrex 500 mg tablet works?
Valtrex 500 mg Tablet is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clears up your infection.
What if you forget to take Valtrex 500 mg tablet?
If you miss a dose of Valtrex 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
1. For how long do I need to take Valtrex 500 mg Tablet?
2. Does Valtrex 500mg Tablet cure herpes infection?
3. Is Valtrex 500mg Tablet an antibiotic or a steroid? What is it used for?
4. If I have genital herpes, can Valtrex 500 mg Tablet prevent transmission of infection to others?
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