Why buy Valcivir (Valacyclovir) for viral infections?
Valcivir is a potent antiviral medication that can treat a variety of infections caused by viruses. It is FDA approved since 1995. It is a pro-drug of Acyclovir that is readily absorbed into acyclovir in the liver. Valcivir 500 mg is available here for only $7.51 for 6 tablets.
How does Valcivir (Valacyclovir) work?
Valcivir contains Valacyclovir as an active ingredient. It is an antiviral drug that can stop the growth of the virus. However, it’s not the active drug that produces the antiviral action. It gets converted into acyclovir in the liver. The converted acyclovir inhibits the polymerase enzyme of the DNA that causes chain termination.
How to take Valcivir (Valacyclovir)?
Your dose depends on your condition, the severity of your condition, your gender, weight and age. The usual recommended dose is:
For Genital herpes: 1000 mg two times a day for 10 days
For shingles: 1000 mg three times a day for 7days
Recurrent genital herpes: 1000 mg daily depending upon the recurrence
Cold sores: 2000 mg every 12 hours
Take Valcivir exactly as directed by your physician. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Continue your treatment as long as your doctor prescribes it. For cold sores, start taking this medication at the first sign. This drug works best if it is used within 48 hours after the first symptoms occur.
What are the side effects of Valcivir (Valacyclovir)?
Valcivir may cause some undesired side effects like any other medications. Common side effects are:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Joint pain
- Menstrual pain
- Stuffy nose
- Sore throat
- Unexplained weight loss
Serious side effects are:
- Bloody Diarrhea
- Less urination
- Speech problems
- Confusion and agitation
Warnings and Precautions
Below are things that you must consider when taking Valcivir.
- Do not take this medication if:
- You are prone to allergies
- You have a kidney problem
- Have had a bone marrow transplantation
- Have HIV/ AIDS or other condition that weakens the immune system
- You are allergic to the active ingredients of Valcivir
- Avoid drinking alcohol while using this medication
- Always take this medication as per prescription