About Valtrex (Prescription Drug)
Valtrex is a brand name for valacyclovir. It is used to treat herpes zoster (shingles) and genital herpes. It does not cure herpes infections but decreases pain and itching, helps sores to heal, and prevents new ones from forming.
Learn more about Valtrex in our Valtrex Community Report.
|1000 mg Daily Aug 15, 2012 - Last Update|
Apr 21, 2012
EffectivenessSlight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
EffectivenessSlight (for fibromyalgia)
Side effectsMild (migraine headaches)
BurdenSomewhat hard to take