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Valtrex: Oral tablet

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Available Strengths
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Valtrex 1g Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: Valtrex 1 gram 
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Valtrex 500mg Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: VALTREX 500mg 
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Valtrex 500mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: VALTREX 500mg 
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Valtrex 1g Tab
PD-RX
Pill Identification: Valtrex 1 gram 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Valtrex: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

VALACYCLOVIR (val ay SYE kloe veer) is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain kinds of viruses. Examples of these infections include herpes and shingles. This medicine will not cure herpes.

Similar Generic Drugs : Valacyclovir: Oral tablet

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CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Valtrex: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
77.79%
22.21%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
3.44%
30.76%
49.16%
16.64%
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