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Acyclovir

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/ 19,830 posts
Other Names: Zovirax   Acylovir

Valtrex

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/ 42,792 posts
Other Names: Valacyclovir
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 19,830 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 42,792 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Aciclovir (International Nonproprietary Name) or acyclovir (United States Adopted Name, former British Approved Name), chemical name acycloguanosine, abbreviated as ACV,is a guanosine nucleic acid analogues antiviral drug, marketed und... Read more on Wikipedia
Valaciclovir (International Nonproprietary Name) or valacyclovir (United States Adopted Name) is an antiviral drug used in the management of herpes simplex and herpes zoster (shingles). It is a prodrug, being converted in vivo to aciclovir. It ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By M.G.
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What patients are saying about Acyclovir vs. Valtrex

4,009 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I had a horrible reaction to Valtrex so to just say \"Oh...
...had a horrible reaction to Valtrex so to just say \"Oh that is better\" is not ...had problems with Famvir and now I have problems with Acyclovir. If I had ...take it would be the Famvir si...
Acyclovir.   Any input which is more effective?  ...
...Valtrex and it is helping combat his Coxsackie. ...with Acyclovir.   Any input which is more...
made my stomach hurt badly and gave me bad diarrhea. So,...
...valtrex made my stomach hurt badly and gave me bad diarrhea. So, I have since switched to acyclovir and it works better for me. I have not had any side effects or adverse reactions to acyclovir....
symptoms when I started Valtrex (related to acyclovir) but...
...improvement of all my symptoms when I started Valtrex (related to acyclovir) but due to cost stopped...
have been taking doesn't work anywhere near as well for me...
i don't have any side effects from acyclovir, but still...
...just switch from acyclovir to valtrex. a new dr gave me a prescription for valtrex. i don't have any side effects from acyclovir, but still tingle often, just no ob's. should valtrex work...
that acyclovir 400 mg twice a day is as effective in terms...
...vs. Acyclovir Been conversing ...She said that acyclovir 400 mg twice a day is as effective in terms of ...impression that 500mg of Valtrex ONCE a day was as effective. Just thought othe...
three weeks. I took Acyclovir but since I've moved to...
...first ob, (I'm HSV 1 oral and genital) lasted three weeks. I took Acyclovir but since I've moved to Valtrex (works better for me). My subsequent obs have been alot milder and lasted for...
didn't work for me either. Valtrex made me sick....
Acyclovir didn't work for me either. Valtrex made me sick. I ended up using famcyclovir which is working - somewhat - and it took my doctor telling me that what I am going through...
take low dose acyclovir (generic Valtrex but not quite same...
...low dose acyclovir (generic Valtrex but not quite same as valtrex). It keeps my sore throat and flu symptoms at bay. It is not a cure but helps me to ...but I had breakthrough sore throats ...
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