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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of valacyclovir oral.

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Condition: Shingles
2/11/2011 1:41:08 PM

Reviewer: tsmith, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My shingles is a bit different than most. Mine was brough on by surgery on my back. The pain was as soon as the day after surgery. Now I had the horrible pain for 5 months before any outbreak of the rash and only 6 spots total, on my low back. The Docs didn't know I had shingles for that long. So I didn't get the benifit of taking the medication soon after the onset. Valacyclovir has helpe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Shingles
2/6/2011 11:57:58 PM

Reviewer: miss_samantha_06, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
So far it has not really done anything except prevent more spots from occuring, however the pain is awful, it has not dulled it whatsoever and I have basically all the side effects except vomiting. It makes me so dizzy I have to lay down then I have a headache and stomach pains and can't even stand thinking about food. It wouldn't be bad but I go through it every time I take my next dose ( ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Shingles
10/31/2010 9:43:17 AM

Reviewer: GREGO, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking this drug at 1 gr 3x daily for 14 days. I ended yesterday my sores have faded but my forehead and eye are very sore. I am having double vision. I am taking Lyrica for the nerve pain but it makes me dizzy what a trade If I reconer I WILL get the vaccine

Condition: Shingles
10/20/2010 2:22:06 PM

Reviewer: hwingf10129@aol.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
neck pain

Condition: Shingles
7/19/2010 3:14:39 PM

Reviewer: moonwond, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Recurring shingles = why? who knows? This med was really great! no new breakout and best of all no pain. This was really a life saver. Not like the first time. Hope this is the last time. Try it - you'll love it!

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