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    Brand Name: VALTREX

    Generic Name: Valacyclovir

    Generic for Valtrex* (Valacyclovir) is an antiviral drug prescribed to treat certain herpes infections, which include shingles (herpes zoster), genital herpes, and cold sores (herpes labialis). Valacyclovir may help control their symptoms and thus decreases pain and helps faster healing of sores. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Facts about Generic Drugs

    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
    • Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
     
    Bio-equivalent drug for Valtrex* is Valacyclovir
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What is Generic for Valtrex* used for?

Generic for Valtrex* (Valacyclovir) is an antiviral drug prescribed to treat certain herpes infections, which include shingles (herpes zoster), genital herpes, and cold sores (herpes labialis). Valacyclovir may help control their symptoms and thus decreases pain and helps faster healing of sores. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Valtrex*?

The dosage of Generic for Valtrex* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Generic for Valtrex* by mouth, with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Valtrex*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Valtrex* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Valtrex*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Valtrex*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Valtrex*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Valtrex*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Valtrex*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Valtrex* can interact with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Valtrex*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Valtrex* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Valtrex* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Valtrex* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Valtrex* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Valtrex* can cause side effects such as fatigue, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, painful periods, and confusion. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Valtrex*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Valtrex*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Valtrex* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Valtrex*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Valtrex*?
How will Generic for Valtrex* work in my body?
How should Generic for Valtrex* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Valtrex* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Valtrex* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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