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Who Should Not Take Valacyclovir?

You should not take valacyclovir if you are allergic to Valtrex, valacyclovir hydrochloride, or any inactive component used to make valacyclovir. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients. Valacyclovir is closely related to acyclovir (Zovirax®), so you should not take valacyclovir if you are allergic to acyclovir.

Warnings and Precautions With Valacyclovir: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which valacyclovir should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings to be aware of with valacyclovir. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings and precautions with valacyclovir were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any that may apply to you.
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