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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Valtrex Oral.

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Condition: Genital Herpes
8/6/2011 5:05:39 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
the only side affect was headaches

Condition: Genital Herpes
7/25/2011 11:29:51 PM

Reviewer: lifegoeson, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just posted the same review at HerpesFish.com. The valtrex works extremely well. I figured out that once I find more than three blisters to call before it gets out of control, to the doctor for a refill. Side effects: Headache, nausea, heart burn, nightmares

Condition: Genital Herpes
7/16/2011 7:57:09 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just started taking valacyclovir 500 mg once a day. It works well even though I rarely had breaks out before the meds. Im not sure how long I've had HSV2. The only thing I hate is the stomach pains.

Condition: Genital Herpes
6/2/2011 12:43:25 AM

Reviewer: HerpesFish, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My first treatment was Valtrex of 1000mg, twice a day for 10 days. Subsequent outbreaks were treated with 500mg of Valtrex for 5 days. This treatment has worked well. Interesting, I posted this story to SingleHerpes.com and got a free month.

Condition: Genital Herpes
2/14/2011 11:52:26 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm 65 and have known I had it for the past 7 years. Prior to that I had no symptoms and my husband does not have it. Not sure where I contracted it but probably a prior marriage years ago. It works great. I take it 2 or 3 times a week for maintenance and as long as I do I have no outbreaks. The only side effect I have is occasional night sweats. My doctor said if I take it daily, to sta ... Show Full Comment

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