Valacyclovir

FDA Approved: * May 24, 2010
Pharm Company: * WATSON LABS
Category: Sexual Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Valacyclovir Overview

Valaciclovir, also spelled valacyclovir, is an antiviral drug used in the management of herpes simplex, herpes zoster (shingles), and herpes B. It is a prodrug, being converted in vivo to aciclovir. Valaciclovir was approved for medical use in 1995.[1] It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under the trade names Valtrex and Zelitrex. Valaciclovir has been available as a generic drug in the U.S. since November 25, 2009.[2] Contents 1 Medical use 2 Adverse effec...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valaciclovir

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Valacyclovir with Ibuprofen

I've been searching everywhere for an answer to this, but does anybody know if it is okay to take Advil with Valacyclovir? My wife's gotten a headache (a reported side effect) and is really wanting to take a pain medication. I have read that individuals should check with their doctor before taking Valacyclovir if they are taking NSAIDs such as Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen, but I can't seem to find a definite answer if one Advil will be harmful. ## Ibuprofen is not specifically listed as a drug which interacts with Valacyclovir (meaning it is not implicitly described as dangerous to take together with it, whereas other drugs have been mentioned). This does not mean that you shouldn't double check with your doctor or pharmacist, but she should be good to take an Advil, as lo...

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Valacyclovir hcl 500mg v.s. Valacyclovir 1gm tablets

What is the difference between valacyclovir hcl 500mg and valacyclovir 1gm tablets? Why does one have hcl on the prescription bottle and the other just says valacyclovir? ## The only different between what you listed is the dosage, and the HCL just designated the specific chemical salt that medication has been derived from, some places list it on the prescription, and some don't. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, flatulence, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## What's the best medicine for shingles. Plus how can I boost my immune system and what should I eat or take to boost my immune system.

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Valacyclovir with light alcohol intake

I've been taking Valacyclovir for about 30 days 3 times a day for shingles. I'd like to have a beer or cocktail at dinner with my wife. Would this be ok or not? Have any other patients had any problems mixing the drug and alcohol? ## Indulging in alcohol while taking this medication could cause you to experience more severe side effects than usual, according to NIH warnings, which may include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, and vomiting. Thus, if your doctor approves of your imbibing, you should make sure that you will not be driving, or operating any dangerous machinery, afterwards. Are you on any other medications?

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valacyclovir 500 mgs twice daily

What could this be prescribed for? ## Hello, Ann! How are you? The FDA classifies Valacyclovir as an antiviral medication that is used to help prevent recurrences of the herpes virus, this one is usually only used for the genital outbreaks. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Why is Aurobindo added to the prescription Valacyclovir? What is it and is it safe to use? ## Aurobindo is simply the name of the drug manufacturer who made your Valacyclovir. It is not a substance and shouldn't be relevant in that regard. Were you used to taking a different manufacturer's product beforehand? I hope this helps!

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White Pill M123

what is it for-----t y ## A white, oval tablet that's scored and has the marking M123 on it in black contains 1gram of Valycyclovir, it is an antiviral that's most commonly used to treat the herpes viruses. Learn more Valacyclovir details here. Where did you find it? ## Very small, round, white pill with m on one side & 123 on the other. Its smaller than or at least as small as a fluoride tablet.. Anyone know what it is? Thinking a drug of some kind. Found in kids room with cellophane of 'k-pins' .?

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Half of a blue elipitical pill with either 86, 98, or 96

I found half of a blue pill. It looks like it may have been scored, can't tell for sure. It has an imprint of either 86, 98, or 96? ## Valacyclovir - 500mg commonly used to treat herpes and other viruses. ## @Doc, From what I can tell, the 500mg Valacyclovir hydrochloride tablet I'm seeing is indeed oblong and blue, but the imprint on it is "F 82". So if it were broken in half there would just be the "82" showing and not any of the prospective numbers that were mentioned by Randi (86, 98, or 96). I guess it all depends on the condition of the pill and how Randi interpreted it in whatever state it was found, but as far as I know, 500mg Valacyclovir is still considered an educated guess and not necessarily the correct answer. Hopefully Randi will post back soon wit...

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white oblong pill 122

White big oblong pill that says M122 in black lettering, the other side is blank. What is it?? ## It was in with my menstrual cycle medication bottle, I didn't think anything of it too yesterday, please find out asap ## This tablet is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 500mgs of Valacyclovir, which is used to suppress genital herpes outbreaks. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Blue Pill 8 3 On Front F Back

oblong blue pill F on back and 8 3 on front ## I located the pill in description to be Valacyclovir HCL (1 gram). Valacyclovir is an antiviral drug used in the management of herpes simplex and herpes zoster (shingles). To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you. ## Could this pill be be used as an illegal substance ## I've received from my pharmacist a dark blue generic pill for my herpes. Ever since taking this pill I've been in extreme pain from diarrhea. I can't take it anymore. I've been on the same meds 4 my herpes 4 about 2 yrs now. But ever since my pharmacy changed manufacturers I've had this problem. Plz plz help me

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m122 directions

How often is m122 usually taken? Once a day? 3 times a day?? ## This tablet is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 500mgs of Valacyclovir, which is used to treat or prevent recurring vaginal herpes outbreaks. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, stomach pain and diarrhea. You should follow your doctor's dosing instructions, but usually, for prevention of outbreaks, it is dosed as 1gram, which would be 2 of these tablets, once daily. Unless you have less than 9 recurrences yearly, then it's just one tablet, once a day. If you can post back with what condition is being treated, I can provide you with more details. Can you please clarify? ## Cold sore treatment. Usually one occurance a year.

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medicine that was prescribed for swelling face

could the m123 will be used if somebody's face is going numb what a doctor prescribe the m123 pill ## Hello, Linda! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 1gram of Valacyclovir. The FDA classifies this medication as an antiviral drug that helps slow the growth and spread of the herpes virus. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Thus no, it wouldn't be used for facial numbness. What was your diagnosis?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Valacyclovir
  • Tablet: 1000mg, 1g, 1gm, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Valacyclovir: (109 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0904-6565 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 10544-937 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 21695-832 Valacyclovir (As Valacyclovir Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-965 Valacyclovir 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 31722-704 Valacyclovir 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 31722-705 Valacyclovir 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-200 Valacyclovir (As Valacyclovir Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-498 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 500 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-534 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-730 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-768 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-771 Valacyclovir 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-778 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43353-883 Valacyclovir 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 50090-0557 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-1171 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-1172 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-1173 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-1174 Valacyclovir Hydrochloride 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50090-1677 Valacyclovir 1 g/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 89 more results ...

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Valacyclovir with Ibuprofen
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Valacyclovir hcl 500mg v.s. Valacyclovir 1gm tablets
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valacyclovir and nausea medication
What medication can I take with valacyclovir to help with nausea and vomiting? ## Hello, Wendy! How are you? Are you on ... 2 replies
Valacyclovir with light alcohol intake
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Valacyclovir Hcl 1 Gram ,Acyclovir 40mg
What's the difference of both medication? ## Both Valaciclovir and Acivlovir are used to treat the same condtions, s... 1 reply
Valacyclovir Hcl 1 Gram
I found a bottle of valacyclovir hcl 1 at my fiance's house, are these pills dark blue & oblong? ## There are se... 1 reply
can i take valacyclovir and amoxtr 875 125 mg simultaneously to treat mouth sore
My doctor prescribed me valacyclovir.I took the full dose (2 pills in AM, 2 pills in PM of same day.) That was yesterday... 3 replies
Taking Methylprednisolone and Valacyclovir HCL
I have some white and red patches on my tongue. Doctor prescribed me Methylprednisolone 4mg and first day should take 6 ... 1 reply
valacyclovir genric for valtrex
this pill is very expensive in the generic form. ant to know if there are any other generics less expensive....




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