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Valacyclovir Hydrochloride

Infection with the herpes virus is associated with many different conditions, such as shingles, cold sores, genital herpes, and chickenpox. Valacyclovir hydrochloride (Valtrex®) is a prescription medicine licensed to treat these conditions and, in some cases, prevent them.
 
The medication comes in the form of a caplet. It is usually taken one, two, or three times a day, depending on the reason you are taking it. As with any medication, side effects are possible. Some of the most commonly reported reactions include:
 
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain).
 
(Click Valacyclovir for more information, including a detailed description of the drug's clinical effects and dosing tips to help you get the most out of each dose.)
 

Valacyclovir Hydrochloride

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