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  1. symptoms: slow heart rate, pressure in head, loss of hearing one ear
    ... ) I've seen my ENT doctor, have taken 2 weeks of Valtrex and Prednisone for what is diagnosed as viral caused...

  2. Anyone know of this?
    ... I found Valtrex and acyclovir in my boyfriend's house, filled 4/2006...
    ... be concerned. I think acyclovir is the generic of Valtrex , and if he says it's for a virus from a bone spur ... you the truth. The only other virus I saw that Valtrex treats is the cytomegalovirus which is basically the...
    ... Valtrex is also used to treat Shingles...which my mother had...
    ... I was prescribed Valtrex also for Shingles. I am to keep some on hand in case...
    ... same here---i have taken valtrex ( which i prefer) and aciclivor which tore my beely ... up so bad it was unbearable. the valtrex i find has no side effects and works faster. i had ... cold sore 1-2 times a year but if i don't take the valtrex immedialty i will have several that'll hang for months ... . the valtrex gets rid of it before i breaks hence much less pain...

  3. Please Help!
    ... about shingles they say it's very painful. I'm on valtrex so maybe that is helping but from what I read it's ... I had symptoms for four days before I started the valtrex . Maybe I'm lucky, I was just wondering if this is...

  4. Canker Sores
    ... got a canker sore in my mouth, my doctor put me on Valtrex and this got rid of the sore. But since the first...

  5. Doctors unable to diagnose me, any help
    ... luck again. When switching doctors I was prescribed Valtrex 500MG to see if that helps, this is hard to say because...

  6. Surgery Yesterday = Cold Sores Today???
    ... s not cold sores, but just trauma? He prescribed Valtrex and I really don't want to take it, but this stuff...
    ... seems to match what I have. But do I still take the valtrex ??? Ugh...I feel awful! Hope someone can help....
    ... simplex type II virus. Which is why he prescribed Valtrex . This virus can remain latent in the body for years...
    ... Thanks all for your replies.... I stopped the valtrex (only had one) as I believe it is an injury from the...

  7. Constant Canker Sores, Why??
    ... oral drugs famciclovir (Famvir) and valacyclovir ( Valtrex ), and the ointment penciclovir (Denavir). Using...

  8. Cold sore home remedies - URGENTLY needed!
    ... L-Lysine works is similar to the prescription drug Valtrex . They work as anti-virals, and if taken regularly ... daily as preventative measures, or 1 500mg tablet of Valtrex , - then during outbreaks it's quite common to take ... a 500mg tablet of Valtrex twice per day, or to take two 500mg capsules of L...

  9. cankersores?
    ... topical medications help, ask your doctor to prescribe Valtrex . I use it for my cold sores that get really bad and...

General Health board

  1. back again, still in pain!
    ... MCV, high MCH, and high glucose. I have tried Valtrex (first doc thought it was internal shingles), Flexeril...

  2. Losing my Mind!
    ... painful. This was in September. Well, they gave me valtrex and tobradex. It started to go away! I was starting ... understand why this kept happening. I am currently on valtrex permantly so I dont go blind. However, no one seems...

  3. Canker Sores - any advice out there?
    ... one comes on, my dr. has given me a prescription for Valtrex . The canker sore is gone quickly....

  4. Shinles, Migraines, Back pain Please Help
    ... have had shingles) She gave me sleeping pills and Valtrex . (for the shingles) I have been taking the Valtrex...

  5. Nerve Pain and Herpes
    ... they can do about it but prescribe something like valtrex and some creme to help with the itch. it is a thing...
    ... thing i know that could help would be something like valtrex and some kind of creme to put on....otherwise maybe...

  6. anyone know of anything that gets rid of coldsores??
    ... months to go away. what i have done for years is take valtrex as soon as i feel the tingle beefore anything comes...

  7. cold sore? herpes?-HELP
    ... mg of Acyclovir (3 200 mg pills) in this manner. Valtrex is another common antiviral used to treat herpes. ... Valtrex is essentially an extremely large dose of acyclovir...

  8. Cold Sore
    ... doc had be draw blood and I have HSV-1 and put me on valtrex 1000 mg pill to take 2 pills twice a day when I feel...

  9. Hm.Help Please.
    ... sure, but I THINK you can take the same medicine ( Valtrex ) to help SPEED the healing and the time it takes to...

Allergies board

  1. Lip Swelling
    ... years ago. I went to the doctor and he put me on Valtrex and assumed I had herpes. It didn't help. However...

  2. mangos causing cold sore like symptoms?
    ... cream(HIGHLY recommend Denavir), use a burst of oral Valtrex , drink tons of OJ, etc. Some tips for preventing...
    ... not have taken steroids for them because I took a valtrex immediately and it did not help at all. Valtrex worked...
    ... what herpes med did you react to? i reacted to oral valtrex .. what a horrible medicine, the biggest pills ever...

Pain Management board

  1. Shings & Intolerable Pain
    ... it seems pretty obvious to both of us. I'm taking Valtrex that he started me on just today (only taken 1 pill...
    ... ickness,you are probably better off just going with the valtrex and the patches,really.i hope this flare will go away...
    ... soon as I saw the spots I ran to the doctor and got Valtrex pills. Took them for 7 days -- I think they kept ... was hideous and I could not sleep until I got on the Valtrex . When off of it after 7 days, I was in agony again...
    ... pain when you try to scratch it. I was put on the Valtrex - 1 tablet, 3 times per day for seven days. I had...
    ... t know for certain here but am willing to bet that valtrex is probably actually metabolized in the kidneys and...
    ... Hello again -- Kathy, I had no problems from the Valtrex that I know of -- it made me feel better for the 7...

Skin Problems board

  1. Finger itches, oozes, drys, peels and repeats over and over...
    ... Whitlow but I don't think it's right. I am taking Valtrex right now but it's not working completely. I have...

  2. Shingle Nerve Pain
    ... diagnosed with shingles two weeks ago and prescribed Valtrex . The sores never did blister or break open. Now...
    ... midsection of upper abdomen. It was so severe the Valtrex only helped minimally and a 7 day course was not enough ... I had bad flu the first two weeks. I needed more Valtrex but failed to ask for an extension. Big mistake....
    ... diagnosed me with "classic shingles". He put me on Valtrex for 7 days and I am still (1 month later) suffering...

  3. Upper Arm Itching Worse at Night
    ... itchy but mostly just at night. My dr. prescribed Valtrex and some steroid ointment thinking maybe it is Shingles...
    ... itchy but mostly just at night. My dr. prescribed Valtrex and some steroid ointment thinking maybe it is Shingles...
    ... itchy but mostly just at night. My dr. prescribed Valtrex and some steroid ointment thinking maybe it is Shingles...

  4. Cold Sores
    ... doc had be draw blood and I have HSV-1 and put me on valtrex 1000 mg pill to take 2 pills twice a day when I feel...

  5. Dry skin around eye area
    ... blisters or a Herpes outbreak around your eyes. I take Valtrex ($8-10 / pill) when I feel an outbreak coming on for...

Arthritis board

  1. arthritis of the Skull and Neck

Back Problems board

  1. Could a back problem cause all this?
    ... lyme disease and earlier this year. They gave me Valtrex and it went away within one week. Hang in there and...

Bone Disorders board

  1. Is this possible?
    ... I found Valtrex and acyclovir in my boyfriend's house, filled 4/2006...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. apnea,seizure, neither or both?
    ... interpret. If it is Varicella they will put you on Valtrex . Saved my life - but I wish I had it diagnosed sooner...

  2. Neurological Withdrawal Symptoms
    ... feet, I finally talked my last dr to put me on valtrex (have been taking 500 mg since April) (also they would...

  3. Lightning-strikes in left side
    ... from the elbow down to the fingers. I take Neurontin, Valtrex , and Medrol, but they don't seem to help much. I don...
    ... on the Neurontin and Medrol (steroid) but am out of Valtrex . I'll get that renewed when I see the peripheral...
    ... weeks ago (not the steroid). 1800 mg Neurontin and Valtrex . Regarding the fact that I never had a visible...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. New looking for answers
    ... titers IgG were 10,000 at one point, now 5,000 (I am on Valtrex ) - and I know MS can be caused by bacterial/viral...

  2. Need help figuring out next step for diagnosis
    ... been done was the EBV, which the neuro just put me on Valtrex for. He also gave me amantadine for the fatigue, which...
    ... function. I left it with him that I would take the Valtrex for the EBV for 3 months and take it from there, but...
    ... started a flare up as of yesterday. Not sure if being on Valtrex has trigered it or the fact that I just went back...

  3. Could this be MS?
    ... formed and I went to the doc immediately they gave me valtrex and a shot of kenalog. I am suppose to have an MRI...

  4. Need advice what is going on with me?
    ... formed and I went to the doc immediately they gave me valtrex and a shot of kenalog. I am suppose to have an MRI...

  5. Still???????
    ... either in the hospital or otherwise. They did give me valtrex for a viral infection that they thought might be the...

  6. What is it????????
    ... was HSV-1 virus. They put me on a 10-day course of Valtrex for the herpes, and 7 days on Levaquin. Dr.'s (Neuro ... Northeast PA untill 8 yrs, ago. Could it still be lyme? Valtrex didnt help, but after a week on Levaquin, symptoms...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. Sharp, shooting pains...all over
    ... for it though. If i feel like its coming back i take valtrex . i had shingles june 05 and june 06 i though it came...

  2. Benign Fasciculation Syndrome
    ... important, have you found anything that works? I've heard Valtrex helps people, believe it or not, which makes sense...

  3. Information on twitching etc
    ... process of getting rid of it! This makes me want to take valtrex , however, I would have to get it through someone else ... to get into the military. Would you consider trying valtrex over the ssri's? I'm very interested in hearing other ... success stories with BFS from valtrex , personally, but if you try hypnosis or if you know...
    ... Can you let me know some stuff about Valtrex ? Why would it be helpful and not lead to that cardi...
    ... valtrex is prescribed for herpes because herpes is caused...
    ... this crap, hope I can figure something out soon. Does valtrex lead to a worse bfs condition in some ppl?...
    ... would seem to be the conclusion. I haven't heard of valtrex making it worse, but I suppose if it was working and...

Neuropathy board

  1. Lidoderm Patch
    ... the eye drops over the next 3 weeks. I also was on Valtrex for 10 days at the onset. This has been a nightmare...

  2. What does numb really mean?
    ... ached i went in they gave me a shot of kenalog and valtrex for a week for the pain. I was done with the meds...

  3. Need advice what is going on with me?
    ... formed and I went to the doc immediately they gave me valtrex and a shot of kenalog. I am suppose to have an MRI...

Trigeminal Neuralgia board

  1. Shingles Pain (neuralgia) and Nerve Blocks
    ... acupuncture to restore nerve endings. Last time I got the Valtrex in time and then used St. Johns Wort tincture many ... I also took Lysine and Vitamin C. Other than the Valtrex double dose for 3 days and some Xstrength Tylenol...
    ... your second shingles experience, you were able to get Valtrex early on (I did, too) - how many weeks (months?) was...
    ... your second shingles experience, you were able to get Valtrex early on (I did, too) - how many weeks (months?) was...

  2. Genital Post Herpetic Neuralgia???
    ... was diagnosed about one month ago. I take 1 gram on Valtrex daily but still am in pain almost constantly. I don...
    ... pain became UNBEARABLE. My doc. put me on 1 gram. Valtrex daily and told me I had Post Herpetic Nueralgia and ... HOPING that someone here heard of it. I have read that Valtrex can aggrevate prodromal symptoms so have also asked...
    ... little over year ago and immediately began taking valtrex like you. The pain was not so bad until I had to stop ... taking valtrex due to cost when I switched insurances. Ever since...

  3. Genital Post Herpetic Neuralgia
    ... genital kind. Not the Shingles kind. I take 1 gram of Valtrex daily, but my hair is falling out. Does anyone have...

  4. Does anyone else experience NEURALGIA?
    ... pain for about 12 hours. After that I took 500 mg of Valtrex . I was looking for a more "natural" approach, but...

  5. Neuralgia (nerve damage) from Herpes
    ... alcohol, that seemed to help a lot. I am on supressive Valtrex . When the burning gets too bad to tolerate I take...
    ... started out of the blue. I have only been on Valtrex for outbreaks but maybe I need supressive theropy...
    ... seemed to help it to some point I went on and off valtrex a few times because figured if that was it then that...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. I really need some opinions / advice
    ... due to a latent herpes infection and treated me with Valtrex (I had shingles in June, that combined with the location...

Cancer: Skin board

  1. Rapidly growing & spreading basal cell?????
    ... is always the 1st time. If it is...taking the RX Valtrex within the first 24 hours of symptoms helps tremendously...

Dental Health board

  1. shooting pain around lower teeth and traveling to roof of mouth and tongue
    ... it be stress? I am taking a anti viral medication ( Valtrex ) for an eye infection, following shingles of the face...

  2. Can Wisdom Teeth Make You Sick?
    ... go to the hospital. They helped a little with some Valtrex , but in the end it was a call to my dentist which...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice
    ... concerned about interactions (Valium, Remeron and Valtrex ). Thanks Fred...

Ear, Nose & Throat board

  1. Head pressure, intermittent hearing loss one ear, nerve wracking
    ... ago! I've seen my ENT doctor, have taken 2 weeks of Valtrex and Prednisone for what is diagnosed as viral caused...

  2. 4 weeks dealing with intermittent hearing loss and head pressure
    ... was normal! He put me on two weeks of Prednizone and Valtrex (treating me for nerve related hearing loss, due to...

  3. Ear Pressure - Inner ear infection?
    ... So I was given a corticosteroid (prednisone) and Valtrex . Has anyone gone through a similar treatment? How...

Hearing Disorders board

  1. Sudden Hearing Loss in less than 8 hours.....
    ... with oral Prednisone, intratympanic Prednisone and Valtrex . I also had severe vertigo which is still with me...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Anyone try Aciclovir?
    ... abstract for people to read. At one stage I was on on Valtrex daily which did make a difference in the short term...

  2. Belly issues since the start of taking Nortriptyline? Adam?
    ... your GI tract. I had the same problem last year on Valtrex . In the end I had to stop. Yours could be coincidental ... IBS before. I had never had any hassles until the Valtrex began. It took me 3 months to get over it. Best...

  3. My Dizzy-Free Streak Has Ended
    ... was caused by the use of another med I'm on called Valtrex for herpes. Valtrex tears up the GI tract I have since...

  4. scott..............
    ... I'm feeling much better since having another go at Valtrex , an anti-herpes drug. The constant attacks were making...

  5. Back on an SSRI
    ... since tried amitriptyline and propanolol and lately Valtrex to end endless herpes attacks which are definitely ... increased dizziness by an order of magnitude) and Valtrex did nothing for the herpes. Given the work I have...

  6. Labyrinthitis Treatment...HELP!!
    ... also been some successes with the anti virals like Valtrex and I'm also curious as to how he determined it wasn...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. got some news about my tsh and want to share and want some advice.
    ... moon. I don't know if it was the shingles or the valtrex they prescribed to treat it that triggered it. ... since may. They might not even be connected but the valtrex is really helping to keep that blasted nerve toned...

  2. inhibit TRH directly
    ... Right up until I got a case of shingles and was put on Valtrex . Coincidence? They had no doubt I was hyper cause...

  3. to accessn12
    ... May, 2006. 47 yrs. old. Facial Shingles. RX: Valtrex . 3 days later. It's baaaack! Oh no! I think I...

  4. Hoping for a little help...
    ... long story that I won't go into here. I was put on Valtrex for the shingles, the shingles cleared up but I have...
    ... long story that I won't go into here. I was put on Valtrex for the shingles, the shingles cleared up but I have...
    ... and famiciclovir. The one I took was valacyclovir ( valtrex ). After five days, my bp shot up to 190/100 and my...
    ... right after a case of shingles and treatment with Valtrex . He was wondering if there was a connection. Coincidence...

Breastfeeding board

  1. pain meds and breastfeeding
    ... born, i was taking claritin-d, prenatal vitamins, and valtrex . should i be taking all of those still? its just ... 3 hours, a claritin and vitamin once a day, and a valtrex twice a day... SO MANY!!!!...
    ... which can affect your milk supply. I'm not sure about Valtrex . You should still be taking a prenatal vitamin....

Infertility board

  1. New 2 site! TTC in 2WW.. just diagnosed with HERPES!!
    ... still with me, and we are ttc. i have not begun taking valtrex yet bcus they thought it was chlamydia or ghonnoreah...

Pregnancy board

  1. September Mommies...where are you!!!!!
    ... medicine that they give you for it, so I have to take Valtrex , which is for Herpes. Oh well. Apparently it can...

  2. Bad News...need thoughts and opinions
    ... actually go into labor. He prescribed me 500mg of Valtrex and said that we have 2 weeks to play with and see...
    ... should be done, lesions or not. As those very popular valtrex commercials boast, you do not need to have an active...

  3. Lysine while Pregnant??
    ... sore. Dries it up pretty quick!! Yeah, Doc had me on Valtrex for them, then I found out I was preg the whole time...
    ... mbarrassing and I hate calling in prescriptions at work for Valtrex , when its not even for something bad. My sister and...

  4. STD's and pregnancy
    ... know much about the STD's other than I've heard that Valtrex is safe to take during pregnancy....
    ... Dont take Valtrex unless your doctor has prescribed it. As far as HPV...
    ... herpes and im 39 weeks along, my doctor put me on valtrex once a day at 36 weeks to take till delivery, i am...

  5. Valtrex and pregnancy
    ... women have a viral disease that causes them to take Valtrex , and I am assuming that once pregnant, those women ... were prescribed Valtrex also. Doctor's tend to wait until the third trimester ... an outbreak during labor. Either way, I don't think Valtrex will cause a problem in your baby, considering they...
    ... become pregnant in the near future. I currently take Valtrex everyday. I had asked my doctor about taking it when...


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