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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Valarux 1gm. Please consult your doctor.
Valarux 1gm is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, t... View More
Valarux 1gm is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is no... View More
Valarux 1gm may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Valarux 1gm should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valarux 1gm may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Drink... View More
Valarux 1gm is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Valarux 1gm is recommended.
Valarux 1gm is an antiviral medicine used in the treatment of herpes labialis, genital herpes infection and herpes zoster infections. It prevents the mu... View More
Uses of Valarux 1gm
- Herpes labialis
- Genital herpes infection
- Herpes zoster
Side effects of Valarux 1gm
- Abdominal pain
How to use Valarux 1gm
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Valarux 1gm may be taken w... View More
How Valarux 1gm works
Valarux 1gm is an antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of virus in human cells. This stops the virus from producing new viruses and clea... View More
What if you forget to take Valarux 1gm?
If you miss a dose of Valarux 1gm, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Drink plenty of water while on treatment with this medicine. This helps to prevent dehydration and kidney damage.
- If you have genital herpes, use barrier methods (condoms) for contraception and avoid sexual contact while the sores are present.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Genital herpes, Herpes zoster, Herpes labialis, CMV infections
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Oral Herpes zoster (shingles) Adult: 1 g tid for 7 days. Immunocompromised patients: Continue treatment for a further 2 days after crusting of lesions... View More
Herpes simplex infections of skin and mucous membranes; Genital herpes Child: >12 yr: 500 mg bid for 3-5 days for recurrent episodes or up to 10 days f... View More
Herpes labialis CrCl 30-49 mL/min: 1 g PO q12hr for 1 day CrCl 10-29 mL/min: 500 mg PO q12hr for 1 day CrCl <10 mL/min: 500 mg PO once Herpes zost... View More
Hypersensitvity to valaciclovir, aciclovir.
Mode of Action
Valaciclovir is the L-valine ester of aciclovir. A prodrug, it is rapidly converted to aciclovir by intestinal and hepatic metabolism. Aciclovir inhibit... View More
Patient at risk of dehydration. Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Avoid sexual intercourse when symptoms of genital herpes ... View More
>10% Headache (14-35%),Neutropenia (<18%),Elevated aspartate transaminase (AST) (2-16%),Nasopharyngitis (<16%),Nausea (6-15%),Elevated alanine transami... View More
Increased risk of renal failure w/ nephrotoxic drugs (e.g. aminoglycosides, organoplatinum compounds, iodinated contrast media, methotrexate, pentamidin... View More
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