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Acyclovir

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/ 19,516 posts
Other Names: Zovirax   Acylovir

Valtrex

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/ 42,929 posts
Other Names: Valacyclovir
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 19,516 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 42,929 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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.
January 30, 2014
M.G. wrote
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What patients are saying about Acyclovir vs. Valtrex

4,044 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
is it because Acyclovir didn't work for you even at...
...your reply.  Changing from Acyclovir to Valtrex, is it because Acyclovir didn't work for you ...you feel Valtrex helps with...
is it because Acyclovir didn't work for you even at...
...for your reply.  Changing from Acyclovir to Valtrex, is it because Acyclovir didn't work for you even ...Do you feel Valtrex helps with...
i don't have any side effects from acyclovir, but still...
...from Acyclovir ...it's ok to just switch from acyclovir to valtrex. a new dr gave ...prescription for valtrex. i don't have any side effects from acyclovir, but still tingle often,...
that Valtrex converts to Acyclovir in your blood stream...
I've read that Valtrex converts to Acyclovir in your blood stream and is more potent (that's...
since valtrex is coverted to acyclovir in the body, you...
hello. since valtrex is coverted to acyclovir in the body, you apparently need to take it less often and more...
on Valtrex since Valtrex changes to acyclovir in the body -...
...effects you had on Valtrex - are you talking ...feel the same effects on acyclovir as you did on Valtrex since Valtrex changes to acyclovir in the body -...
problem with 400mg 3 times a day with the acyclovir instead...
...the same thing that valtrex changes in to acyclovir in the body but ...do better on acyclovir. Was it herx-like ...dosage he had no problem with 400mg 3 times a day with the acyclovir instea...
valtrex is coverted to acyclovir in the body. I didn't know...
valtrex is coverted to acyclovir in the body. I didn't know that! Mikie-you're so right about the binders and fillers. I've had a lot of problems...
acyclovir is equally efficient to Valtrex for herpes...
...your immunity. As for medications, acyclovir is equally efficient to Valtrex for herpes virus. The main difference ...dosing regimen. What was your acyclovir dosage,...
Valtrex is converted in the body to acyclovir. The drug...
...a pro-drug of acyclovir, meaning that Valtrex is converted in the body to acyclovir. The drug acts by inhibiting viral replication. It does not kill non replicating viruses. These drugs are indicat...
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