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  1. symptoms: slow heart rate, pressure in head, loss of hearing one ear 25th March 2008
    ... ) I've seen my ENT doctor, have taken 2 weeks of Valtrex and Prednisone for what is diagnosed as viral caused...

  2. Genital Post Herpetic Neuralgia 14th January 2007
    ... genital kind. Not the Shingles kind. I take 1 gram of Valtrex daily, but my hair is falling out. Does anyone have...

  3. Anyone know of this? 1st December 2006
    ... 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...

  4. Please Help! 10th November 2005
    ... 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...

  5. Canker Sores 11th June 2005
    ... got a canker sore in my mouth, my doctor put me on Valtrex and this got rid of the sore. But since the first...

  6. Doctors unable to diagnose me, any help 7th March 2005
    ... luck again. When switching doctors I was prescribed Valtrex 500MG to see if that helps, this is hard to say because...

  7. Surgery Yesterday = Cold Sores Today??? 24th February 2005
    ... 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...

  8. Shingles 18th January 2004
    ... are antivirals, and seem to be safe. One is called Valtrex . Also, if you look up Tagamet (over the counter stomach...

  9. Constant Canker Sores, Why?? 16th January 2004
    ... oral drugs famciclovir (Famvir) and valacyclovir ( Valtrex ), and the ointment penciclovir (Denavir). Using...

  10. Is this shingles? 8th May 2003
    ... antiviral would be very beneficial. She started me on Valtrex (valacyclovir HCI), 1g once a day. Thank you again...

  11. Cold sore home remedies - URGENTLY needed! 22nd December 2002
    ... 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...

  12. cankersores? 11th December 2002
    ... 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! 25th July 2008
    ... MCV, high MCH, and high glucose. I have tried Valtrex (first doc thought it was internal shingles), Flexeril...

  2. Mono / Ebv for the second time -really bad! Anyone else have it more than once? 28th February 2008
    ... helps. I have heard that some people are taking Valtrex or other herpes anti-viral's and say they get better...

  3. Losing my Mind! 13th November 2007
    ... 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...

  4. Canker Sores - any advice out there? 6th October 2007
    ... one comes on, my dr. has given me a prescription for Valtrex . The canker sore is gone quickly....

  5. Shinles, Migraines, Back pain Please Help 19th May 2007
    ... have had shingles) She gave me sleeping pills and Valtrex . (for the shingles) I have been taking the Valtrex...

  6. Nerve Pain and Herpes 1st March 2007
    ... 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...

  7. Face lumps, shingles? 2nd January 2007
    ... occuring in the body (duh). The Dr. has prescribed Valtrex and seems to work on the swelling/lumps. This is...

  8. anyone know of anything that gets rid of coldsores?? 21st December 2006
    ... months to go away. what i have done for years is take valtrex as soon as i feel the tingle beefore anything comes...

  9. Shingles in a Young Person 18th December 2006
    ... prescribe one of the anti-viral drugs for him. i prefer valtrex as it's the easiest on the stomach but there are a...

  10. shingles 7th October 2006
    ... left rear and hip area and the dr. treated me with Valtrex . Now they are in my feet and KILLING me. Any suggestions...

  11. shingles and in pain 18th August 2006
    ... where i know its a whole new attack i end up getting valtrex other then that just deal with it....

  12. cold sore? herpes?-HELP 19th June 2006
    ... 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...

  13. How do you know if it is Shingles 10th May 2006
    ... though I'm not broken out anywhere. He prescribed Valtrex -- I'm 4 days into a 10 day prescription. It is a ... Does anyone know how long you have to take this Valtrex before you can move without any pain? Plus, can you...
    ... back. Don't know how long you would have to take the Valtrex for. I took a 7 day course of antivirals when i had...

  14. Cold Sore 23rd November 2005
    ... 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...

  15. Shingles 14th November 2005
    ... thing? Or, maybe it will get worse. I did start taking Valtrex Saturday, so maybe that's why I feel better? What...

  16. Hm.Help Please. 23rd May 2005
    ... sure, but I THINK you can take the same medicine ( Valtrex ) to help SPEED the healing and the time it takes to...

Acid Reflux board
  1. Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice 6th June 2008
    ... concerned about interactions (Valium, Remeron and Valtrex ). Thanks Fred...

Addison's Disease board
  1. Need help w/ hydrocortisone (cortef) dosing for adrenal insufficiency/ addison's 3rd September 2007
    ... now. I'll post them next time. He put me on 3000mg valtrex but I couldn't tolerate it. I have a very weak system...

Aging Issues board
  1. Low Grade Fever/What Up with that?? 80 years old 18th November 2007
    ... had a case of the shingles about 1 month ago, took Valtrex and Predisone, she is pretty good after that episode...

  2. shingles 13th August 2003
    ... driving him crazy. Doctors have given him eyedrops ( Valtrex ?) & pain meds, which give him hallucinations. Has ... anyone had experience with treatment after Valtrex and eye medication? Or pain control other than opiates...

Allergies board
  1. Lip Swelling 27th October 2005
    ... 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? 18th June 2004
    ... 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...

Anxiety board
  1. Neuritis 13th March 2004
    ... right now i am taking oxycodone for the pain,and valtrex to help clear it up...thankyou in advance, gary...
    ... right now i am taking oxycodone for the pain,and valtrex to help clear it up...thankyou in advance, gary ...

Arthritis board
  1. arthritis of the Skull and Neck 18th May 2003
    ... the first sign of flare-ups of the MS? Meds like Valtrex and acyclovir which are common treatments for herpes...

Asthma board
  1. Asthma and deep breaths... 2nd August 2008
    ... disorder called mollerets meningitis which i take Valtrex for. I get severe viral meningitis attacks that put...

Autism board
  1. Biomedical approach to treating ASD 9th September 2007
    ... Does anyone see a DAN doctor? Have you tried valtrex ? have you ever had an IGE panel done? if you...

Back Problems board
  1. Could a back problem cause all this? 25th January 2004
    ... lyme disease and earlier this year. They gave me Valtrex and it went away within one week. Hang in there and...

Beauty & Cosmetics board
  1. Cold sore's......... 2nd November 2006
    ... Dr yesterday for something else and she perscribed Valtrex (4pills) to take in a 12 hour period. Has anyone...
    ... work for someone else...PERSONALLY...I would NOT take Valtrex for just a cold sore every five years! But since ... you have the Valtrex already, maybe it will help knock it out and it will ... from cracking as it's healing. As far as taking the Valtrex ...since you only get these so seldom...just only take...
    ... work really really well. I don't think that taking Valtrex is a good idea although it's probably as good as me...
    ... that stage, antivirals won't do much for you.. even Valtrex (which I only use for genital OBs).. unless you typically...

  2. Vascular Laser - Broken Capillaries 18th October 2006
    ... having anything "done" like this. I've also been Rx'd Valtrex for the day before/during/after the laser, as I am...

Bipolar Disorder board
  1. Lamictal-Get your Rash checked but don't panic 6th August 2008
    ... checked as soon as possible. In my case, I was given Valtrex to fight the virus and I am on my way to healing....

  2. Help Please any comfort/advice on this Rash.... 30th September 2007
    ... may be able to resume the lamictal. He gave me some Valtrex 1 Gram/ 3X day for a week. But he said the rash may...
    ... started to fade and I'm on the second dose. It is Valtrex - 1 Gram and is the size of a horse! hahah ... ...
    ... that it started to heal. The Dr. also put me on Valtrex , but until I used the spray I didn't see much improvement...

  3. Told my date that I have Bi-polar 8th August 2007
    ... that he does too? There is medicine, I think it's valtrex ? that is suppossed to help prevent an outbreak,...
    ... Herpes is very contagious, even with treatment. Valtrex does not prevent anything! It cuts down on the number...

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

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board
  1. apnea,seizure, neither or both? 1st October 2008
    ... 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 14th July 2008
    ... 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 9th September 2007
    ... 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...

Cancer: Colon & Rectal board
  1. I really need some opinions / advice 9th October 2006
    ... due to a latent herpes infection and treated me with Valtrex (I had shingles in June, that combined with the location...

Cancer: Lymphomas board
  1. 2 CHOP treatments, now SHINGLES! 17th August 2008
    ... what is was, SHINGLES! He's now on a large does of Valtrex and good pain meds. CHOP is stopped for now. Anyone...
    ... Today is the last dose of the 2 week treatment of Valtrex . He had chemo on Monday, doctor said he didn't want...

Cancer: Skin board
  1. Rapidly growing & spreading basal cell????? 21st March 2006
    ... is always the 1st time. If it is...taking the RX Valtrex within the first 24 hours of symptoms helps tremendously...

Children's Health board
  1. pain meds and breastfeeding 13th July 2005
    ... 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....

Chronic Fatigue board
  1. Chronic Fatigue maybe due to Glandular Fever 11th August 2008
    ... body.... I would ask your doctor to put you on Valtrex high doses, I am on 1,000mg a day. Epstein is in the...

  2. Frustrated... does anyone else have this problem?! 22nd June 2008
    ... doctors don't even understand EBV. He prescribed Valtrex 4 grams a day (1 gm - 4X's a day). I still have...

  3. Almost Certain I Have Cfs 17th May 2008
    ... can be done it is not true either. Antiviral such as Valtrex will help tremendously. It doesn't get rid of the...

  4. ebv levels very high, sick for over a month - jojo? 1st March 2008
    ... better? I have seen that Jojo and some others are on valtrex for it, how long did you have it before the doc gave...

  5. epstein-barr showed up in my blood work 28th February 2008
    ... suggest you asking to be put on an antiviral such as Valtrex for a while. There is no cure for herpe virus's but...

  6. New Blood Tests 14th February 2008
    ... CFIDS specialist 1 x month. I have been on 1 1/2 tabs Valtrex 2 x day as well. I did feel better in the beginning...

  7. Diagnosed with CFS - not convinced 13th January 2008
    ... .(herpes virus's)....I have been on high doses of valtrex and valcyte...and doing so much better! And you...

  8. Ebv 10th January 2008
    ... box studing bacteria's and virus's. I have been on Valtrex and Valcyte for a little over a year now...Oh my gosh...

  9. Weird lab results? 21st December 2007
    ... I have...and virus's can be deadly. I have been on Valtrex for about 7 or 8 months and now on Valcyte for the...

  10. Extreme fatigue, dizziness, and headaches 16th August 2007
    ... As well as an anitibiotic I take every 6 hours and Valtrex . I am not sure what part of this "cocktail" is working...

  11. Activene 9th August 2007
    ... can take with other med's. Are you still taking Valtrex ? How are things going with you? Any change? have...
    ... can take with other med's. Are you still taking Valtrex ? How are things going with you? Any change? have...
    ... helps!!! I forget how long you've been on the valtrex ?? think if I remember right from what I read Dr. Lerner...
    ... interested about this Activene?? What is it? I'm on Valtrex now, but am still not convinved it's working.I'm giving ... time. How much do all of you out there take of the Valtrex ? Reading all of your "issues" with chronic fatigue...

  12. Postive Monospot. 6th August 2007
    ... doses of anitvirals for treatment. I have been on Valtrex and now on Valcyte. If you have been feeling lousy...

  13. Anyone know what is considered high for Chronic Fatigue? 13th July 2007
    ... makes sense.... Getting on an antiviral such as Valtrex or Valcyte "might" possibly help. Good Luck ...
    ... my doctor is a Fibro/CF doc. He was treting me with Valtrex 2,000 mg a day...According to Dr. Lerner's protocol...

  14. Alwaystired 13th July 2007
    ... Hey AlwaysTired, Was wondering how the valtrex was working for you....

  15. New to the group! 28th June 2007
    ... help put it back into remission by learning about Valtrex and Valctye...(antivirals) check out those threads...

  16. 5-htp. Give it a go? 6th June 2007
    ... I am doing SOOOOO much better since I have started Valtrex ...antiviral. Hope you continue to heal! :D...
    ... other tests and they were all fine. I just got some Valtrex today, despite testing negative to the viruses. I...
    ... treat a person...so it is good that you are trying the Valtrex . :) My story is kind of loopie...crazy...I have ... embedded themselves in there...When he started me on the Valtrex within a month alot of the parinoid feelings I was ... are doing on it ....There are a coupld of us on the Valtrex on here.... Read up on Dr. Lerner....some very...
    ... on symptoms.... Glad to hear you are giving the Valtrex a go. Sure is worth a try. Need to be on it a few...
    ... am wonderin if you can tell me more of your tx with valtrex . i am supposed to start it this week afte finding...
    ... Purple"]Hi AH, I think I did about 8 months of valtrex and saw a big improvement. Valtrex is more for the...

  17. Elevated CRP & Sedrate? 30th May 2007
    ... a doctor that will treat you with high dosages of Valtrex . It is expensive and hope you both have insurance...

  18. Anyone taking Valcyte or Valtrex for CFS? 19th May 2007
    ... and CMV, but no EBV. Is there anyone who has used Valtrex successfully for HHV-6? I know it's not supposed...
    ... started Valcyte couple days ago. Switched from over from Valtrex ? My doc has me doing 900 mg of the Valcyte. Just...

  19. Anti-Viral meds.. 15th May 2007
    ... [COLOR="Purple"]Hi ... Yes I am on Valtrex for Epstein Barr Virus...cytomeglovirus...and other...
    ... jojo;2986294][COLOR="Purple"]Hi ... Yes I am on Valtrex for Epstein Barr Virus...cytomeglovirus...and other...
    ... herpe) under there.... since I have started on the valtrex I can breath a whole lot better...and yes I am not ... builder..it is very inexpensive... If you try the valtrex it took about 2 or 3 weeks before I started seeing...
    ... insurance, so I hope it won't be that expensive. Is Valtrex normally covered under insurance? Yeah, it's hard...
    ... can call your insurance and ask them if they cover Valtrex . I am on SSD and have Medicare...the insurance I had...
    ... on anti-virals! If I had EBV, I'd definitely give Valtrex a try, since it seems to be very safe, and EBV responds...
    ... jojo, you said you were on valtrex and your not so tired. but how much not tired are...
    ... sitting in....:) I have the CMV (herpes) also...the valtrex seems to help this also...If you don't have an open...
    ... jojo, nice to hear you're doing better on the Valtrex . What makes you think it's helping with the CMV?...
    ... active...then other times it is.... I know the Valtrex is doing well for me. Hope you find some answers...
    ... he also treats Chronic Fatique.....And that is with Valtrex . In 2000 I had these "mushy" spots appear on my ... places...And some other things...So....being on the Valtrex and some other combinations of antibiotics...The pressure ... I really wish someone had put me on something like Valtrex at the very beginning...I still truly have no idea ... .which from what the doctor says that I go to now Valtrex is the best one for herpes. All you can do is...
    ... active...then other times it is.... I know the Valtrex is doing well for me. Hope you find some answers ... this Thursday. She said she is going to start me on Valtrex (3-4 grams a day) for 3-4 months and see how I do...
    ... One lady on one of the boards had a bad reaction to Valtrex ...with her eyes...I haven't had any problems... ...
    ... One lady on one of the boards had a bad reaction to Valtrex ...with her eyes...I haven't had any problems... ...
    ... months with pharmacokinetic doses of valacyclovir ( valtrex ) in a formulation to give continuous anti-EBV effective ... HCMV co-infection were not benefitted. Valacyclovir ( valtrex ) in the laboratory is effective versus EBV, but it...
    ... Well, I'm going to start weekly updates here with the Valtrex that I'm on. I'm not going to be here this Friday...
    ... reason I ask is because of the reasoning behind the Valtrex . They're saying it only helps if your IgM is elevated...
    ... Learners study (approved by the FDA) It's 4 grams of Valtrex daily. 1,000 mlgs, 4 times a day. It's suppose to...
    ... most of my hopes on that. I've never heard of using Valtrex before. Nor have I heard of the saliva panel, T3...
    ... feeling any better though :) I've now been on Valtrex for 1 month. I really hppe that something happens...
    ... wish you the best with it. Still no luck with the valtrex ? Happy 4th!!!...
    ... running down your immune system have you read up on the Valtrex to see if this can happen to anyone? Hope you...
    ... Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Ten weeks ago I started Valtrex at 3000 mg for the first week and then decreased it ... extremely high zone. Today is a much better day. Valtrex is expensive, at around $1000 per month, but insurance...

  20. Cfs Specialist 3rd April 2007
    ... x day prcyengenol 2 x day biaxin 1 1/2 2 x day valtrex 1 2 x day plus my other stuff like toprol for mitral...
    ... NADH5mg tabs 4 first thing on empty stomach 2 at 11:00 Valtrex 500mg tabs 1 1/2 every six hours. I am thinking for...
    ... will get a copy. I usually do but forgot!!!!! The valtrex for herpes 6 (don't think I even actually have it...

  21. I can't get rid of my Epstein-Barr! 15th February 2007
    ... fatigue doctor...he puts his patients on high dosages of Valtrex . I have been on zovirax and aclovair for EPV but they ... did not work. Valtrex is putting it back into remission.... Good Luck...

  22. I Don't Want Chronic Fatigue But Am Really Afraid, Please Advise. 10th December 2006
    ... virus family....IF you have one or both of them , Valtrex is being used to put these back into remission.....

  23. New Labs In... 29th November 2006
    ... high titers also for EBV and CMV....doc put me on Valtrex ...and within a couple of weeks I can breathe better...
    ... Chronic Fatigue...I do hope your doctor has you on Valtrex ...it will help put it back into remisson ...herpe...

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