Active Ingredient(s):Valacyclovir FDA Approved: * June 23, 1995 Pharm Company: *GLAXOSMITHKLINE Category:Sexual Health
Valaciclovir, also spelled valacyclovir, is an antiviral medication used to treat outbreaks of herpes simplex or herpes zoster (shingles). It is also used to prevent cytomegalovirus following a kidney transplant in high risk cases. It is taken by mouth.
Common side effects include headache and vomiting. Severe side effects may include kidney problems. Use in pregnancy appears to be safe.[1&a...
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