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Composition FOR VALAMAC

Valacyclovir(1000 mg)

food interaction for VALAMAC

alcohol interaction for VALAMAC

pregnancy interaction for VALAMAC

lactation interaction for VALAMAC

medicine interaction for VALAMAC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Valamac 1000mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Valamac 1000mg tablet.
SAFE
Valamac 1000mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR VALAMAC

    Valacyclovir(1000 mg)

    Uses

    Valamac 1000mg tablet is used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection and herpes zoster.

    How it works

    Valamac 1000mg tablet is an antiviral drug. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

    Common side effects

    Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Rash, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Itching, Photosensitivity

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    Expert advice FOR VALAMAC

    • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
    • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Valacyclovir. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. A dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
    • You should not have sex if you have genital sores or blisters. If you're taking Valacyclovir for herpes, you should use barrier methods (condoms) when you're having sex since you can still pass it on to other people, even if you're taking the medication.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
       

    Frequently asked questions FOR VALAMAC

    Valacyclovir

    Q.

    Is valacyclovir the same as Valtrex?
    Yes. Valtrex is the trade name for active drug valacyclovir

    Q.

    Is valacyclovir a narcotic/an antibiotic/steroid/contain penicillin or sulfa?
    No. Valacyclovir is not addictive and does not cause drowsiness or relieve pain. It is an antiviral and has no known effect against other infections caused by bacteria or fungi. It does not have a structure or effect similar to steroids, penicillin or sulfa drugs

    Q.

    Can I take valacyclovir for shingels?
    Yes. Valacyclovir is an antiviral drug and is effective in the treatment and shingels (painful rashes usually in the form of a strip of blisters)

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    Q.

    Can I take Valtrex for flu/UTI/canker sores?
    No. Valtrex is the trade name for active drug valacyclovir. It is an antiviral drug and is effective in the treatment herpes virus infections. It has no known effect in the treatment of flu or urinary tract infections (UTI) or canker sores (mouth ulcers that are not due to viral infections)

    Q.

    Does valacyclovir cause itching / constipation?
    Itching of skin and constipation are among the possible side effects of valacyclovir

    Q.

    Does valacyclovir raise blood sugar?
    Valacyclovir has no known effect in altering blood sugar levels

    Q.

    Is valacyclovir the same as acyclovir?
    No. Valacyclovir is the ‘prodrug' or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Both valacyclovir and acyclovir are antiviral drugs used in the prevention and treatment of herpes virus infections

    Q.

    Is valacyclovir better than acyclovir?
    Valacyclovir is the ‘prodrug' or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Both valacyclovir and acyclovir are antiviral drugs and their use in various conditions is based on clinical experience. A comparison between these two drugs cannot be drawn

    Q.

    Can I take valacyclovir for cold sores?
    Yes. Valacyclovir is an antiviral drug and is effective in the treatment of cold sores (blisters on and around your lips)

    Q.

    Can I take valacyclovir with amoxicillin/ doxycycline/ ibuprofen/cephalexin/ Bactrim/ Benadryl/ prednisone/ Tylenol?
    Valacyclovir has no known serious drug interaction with amoxicillin, doxycycline, ibuprofen, cephalexin, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim), prednisone, acetaminophen (trade name: Tylenol) and active drugs in Benadryl. Please inform your doctor about all the medications you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects

    Q.

    Can I take Valtrex for 2 days/ for life/ forever?
    Valtrex is the trade name for active drug valacyclovir. The dose and duration of treatment depends on the patient's immune system (if it is active or weak), the condition being treated and shall be decided by the doctor

    Q.

    Does valacyclovir interfere with/affect birth control?
    Valacyclovir has no known drug interaction with birth control pills that could affect contraception

    Q.

    Is valacyclovir available over the counter?
    Valacyclovir is the ‘prodrug' or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Acyclovir belongs to a class of prescription drugs.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)