Brand name Valtrex

Dosage form Tablet

Payment Option Western Union/PayPal

Delivery time Airmail 10-20 days to international Post Office in Harare and Bulawayo.Trackable# will be provided.

Packaging Valacyclovir will be dispensed in  quantity of 30 tablets or mutiple of as requested

Description Valacyclovir is an antiviral drug ,it slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus .It is thus used for treating infections caused by the herpes virus ,including genital herpes,cold sores and shingles in both people with normal immune systems as well as those with a compromised one.Valacyclovir is used to suppress genital herpes in patients with HIV infection.

PATIENT INFORMATION

WHAT IS THIS MEDICINE FOR

Valacyclovir is an antiviral medication used to treat herpes zoster infection,genital herpes infection and cold sores.This medication is not a cure,but will help the sores to heal faster.It is

used to suppress genital herpes infection,this medication in combination with safer sex practices may reduce the risk of spreading herpes infection,but even with therapy it is still possible to pass  herpes infection to your partner. Do not have sexual contact with your partner when you have any symptoms  or outbreak of genital herpes.Use a condom made of latex or polyurethane whenever you have sex.

WHAT SHOULD I TELL MY HEALTHCARE PROVIDER BEFORE I TAKE THIS MEDICINE

They need to know if you have any of these conditions

acquired immunodeficiency AIDS

any other condition that may weaken the immune system

bone marrow or kidney transplant,kidney disease,an unusual or allergic reaction to valacyclovir,acyclovir,ganciclovir,valganciclovir

pregnant or trying to get pregnant,breast-feeding

HOW SHOULD I USE VALACYCLOVIR

Take valacyclovir exactly as it  was prescribed for you ,follow all directions on the prescription label.Start taking valacyclovir as soon as possible after the first appearance of symptoms(TINGLING,BURNING,BLISTERS).This medicine may not be effective if you start taking it 1 to 2 days after the start of your symptoms.You may take valacyclovir with or without food.Drink plenty of water while you are taking valacyclovir to keep your kidneys working properly.Lesions caused by herpes viruses should be kept as clean and dry as possible.Wearing loose clothing may help to prevent irritation of the lesions.

NOTE This medicine is only for you,and not to be shared with others.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS A  DOSE.

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember,skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next one..Do not take double or extra doses to make up for the missed dose.

WHAT MAY INTERACT WITH VALACYCLOVIR

cimetidine,probenecid

WHAT SIDE EFFECTS MAY I NOTICE FROM VALACYCLOVIR

Side effects that you should report to your doctor as soon as possible

allergic reactions like skin rash,itching or hives,swelling of the face,lips or tongue,aggressive behavior,confusion,hallucinations,problems with balance,talking,walking,stomach pain,tremor,trouble passing urine or change in amount of urine

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention(but report if they become bothersome)

dizziness,headache,nausea,vomiting

WHERE SHOULD I KEEP MY MEDICINE

Keep out of reach of children at room temperature in a tightly closed container.Discard any expired valacyclovir tablets