Valtrex Action Mechanism
Valtrex renders the benefit of effectively tackling the miserable condition and mitigate its effects drastically. When taken orally, Valtrex readily gets converted to acyclovir and stops the viral replication through formation of acyclovir tri phosphate which plays a crucial role in alleviating the viral infection through reducing the risk of spreading infection to others.
Valtrex can help you to get out of this scenario and lead an infectious and diseased free life. The usual recommended Valtrex dosage for shingles is 1 gm, thrice a day for a week. While for cold sores and genital herpes is 2gm twice a day for one day and 1 gm twice a day for ten days respectively.
Valtrex has astoundingly won a great reputation and millions of hearts for effectively curbing both morbidity and mortality in adults as well as children from serious and life threatening HSV disease. The high safety profile (with rare side effects on short term treatment) and great efficacy of Valtrex form its added advantage.
Valtrex is regarded as a great medical intervention due to its wide range of actions but some precautionary measures are mandatory to achieve its full benefits. It is usually not recommended if you have any unusual or allergic reaction to any of its active or inactive components. Valtrex should also be avoided if you are pregnant (or planning to become pregnant), breastfeeding or suffer from any renal complications.
Valtrex Side effects
Common but less severe side effects of Valtrex that normally do not produce any serious health complications include nausea, dizziness, stomach pain and headache.
While serious side effects of Valtrex that require urgent medical assistance if persist for longer time and are reported in very rare cases are drastic mood changes, trouble in speaking and movement, change in the amount of urine and severe allergic manifestations.