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Valtrex: anti-viral drug, herpes simplex , herpes zoster (shingles)

Posted Oct 23 2008 6:33pm
Valtrex is the trademark name of an anti-viral drug, Valaciclovir or valacyclovir marketed by GlaxoSmithKline. Its chemical structure is given in the diagram taken from Wikipedia - Valaciclovir under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL).

Valtrex (Valacyclovir) chemical structure
Valtrex Medicine is used to treat herpes simplex and herpes zoster (shingles). In Wikipedia - Valaciclovir, the clinical uses of Valtrex are listed as:

  1. Herpes zoster (shingles)

  2. Genital herpes simplex (treatment and prophylaxis)

  3. Prevention of CMV disease following organ transplantation

  4. Reduction of HSV transmission from people with recurrent infection to uninfected individuals


Valtrex is a prescription drug, which means you will need a doctor's prescription to purchase it. If you cannot find a doctor to do that for you, according to
Valtrex Prescriptions
, they have a network of board-certified physicians from which you can choose to communicate confidentially physician, and after consultations, you may get that prescription needed to enable you to purchase any prescription drugs.
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