Valaciclovir in Valtrex Tablet works by killing or stopping the growth of the virus in the body, thus stopping the spread of infection and help you heal faster.
Valtrex Tablet contains Valaciclovir (or Valacyclovir) an antiviral medicine.
It is used to treat viral infections like shingles, cold sores and genital herpes.
Valacyclovir 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.
In adults it is used to treat shingles caused by herpes zoster and cold sores around the mouth Valacyclovir is also used to treat outbreaks of genital herpes In people with frequent outbreaks this medication is used to reduce the number of future episodes Valacyclovir is an antiviral drug exactly as directed by the doctor.
How To Use:
Valtrex Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
It can be taken with or without food. It is essential to take it regularly and at a fixed time.
Follow your doctor’s instructions and do not exceed the dose of this medicine more than that recommended.
Valaciclovir 500 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.
Warnings And Precautions:
Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history.
If you are allergic to Valaciclovir or any other ingredients of Valtrex Tablet.
If you have previously ever developed an allergic reaction or rash followed by fever, enlarged lymph nodes, increased liver enzymes and an increase in a type of white blood cells (eosinophilia) in your blood tests after taking Valaciclovir.
You should drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine as it helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.
Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
You may experience side effects like headache, nausea, dizziness and sensitivity to light.
These side effects usually go away with time, but if you feel your condition deteriorates, you should consult your doctor or visit the hospital.
While on treatment with this medicine you need to drink plenty of water.
Each tablet contains valaciclovir hydrochloride equivalent to 500 mg valaciclovir