Taking valacyclovir with tenofovir can increase the level of both medications in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may adjust your doses of these medications to prevent this interaction from occurring.
Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Valacyclovir
It is possible that not every valacyclovir drug interaction was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions with valacyclovir that may apply to you.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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