Centrex 500mg

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Buy Centrex 500mg Online Centrex (valacyclovir) is an antiviral prescription medication which is used to treat patients who are suffering from outbreaks of the herpes simplex virus, cold sores and shingles. This drug has been clinically proven to reduce the duration and the severity of outbreaks as well as limiting the occurrence of future outbreaks

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Generic Valacyclovir
Manufacturer Centurion Lab
Pharmaceutical Tablet/s
Strength 500 mg

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Buy Centrex 500mg Online

Centrex (valacyclovir) is an antiviral prescription medication which is used to treat patients who are suffering from outbreaks of the herpes simplex virus, cold sores and shingles. This drug has been clinically proven to reduce the duration and the severity of outbreaks as well as limiting the occurrence of future outbreaks

Uses

Centrex 500mg (Valacyclovir) is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus to help the body fight the infection.

Centrex 500mg (Valacyclovir) is used to treat infections caused by herpes viruses, including genital herpes, cold sores, and shingles (herpes zoster) in adults.

Centrex 500mg (Valacyclovir) is used to treat cold sores in children who are at least 12 years old, or chickenpox in children who are at least 2 years old.

It does not cure herpes infections but decreases pain and itching, helps sores to heal, and prevents new ones from forming.

How it works?

Valacyclovir is an antiviral drug and belongs to class called synthetic nucleoside analogues. Once ingested, valacyclovir is converted in the body to active form acyclovir. It  works by blocking the viral DNA replication a process essential for the virus to grow and multiply. It thus stops the virus from spreading in the body.

Know More About How Centrex (Valtrex) Works

Centrex (Valtrex) is known to start working within twenty four hours of taking the first tablet. It has been proven to lessen the severity of any outbreak in this duration. When Centrex (Valtrex) is used, not only will the outbreak be controlled – but also the pain that comes with herpes outbreak will be lessened.

Though Centrex (Valtrex) is normally purchased for cold sores and shingles, it however also an effective form of treatment for genital herpes. By doing so, the risk of your partner catching genital herpes can also be reduced. Generally, the severity of an outbreak can be reduced within three days of taking Centrex (Valtrex).

Centrex (Valacyclovir) is an antiviral drug and belongs to class called synthetic nucleoside analogues. Once ingested, Centrex (Valacyclovir) is converted in the body to active form acyclovir. It  works by blocking the viral DNA replication a process essential for the virus to grow and multiply. It thus stops the virus from spreading in the body.

Genital Herpes Treatments:

While there is no cure for genital herpes there are effective forms of treatment that can help prevent future outbreaks. Currently all of the herpes treatment medications work as an antiviral and actually fight the virus itself, slowing it down and preventing it from spreading in the body.

Contraindications

Patients with known allergy to the active ingredient Valacyclovir or any of the tablet excipients, and with known allergy to Acyclovir, must not use this medication.

Side Effects

Each patient will respond differently to this medication. Some may experience side effects, but others may do not. Some of the common side effects Valacyclovir include but not limited to:

-nausea

-stomach pain

-vomiting

-dizziness

-headache

-feeling of tiredness

Contact a physician right away in case any of the following serious side effects occur:

  • -mental changes such as confusion, agitation, aggression or hallucination
  • -speech problems
  • -seizure
  • -shaky or unsteady movements

Valacyclovir rarely causes life-threatening effects affecting the red blood cells, kidneys and other body parts. Stop the medication and seek medical help right away in case the following side effects occur:

  • -fever
  • -pale skin
  • -easy bruising or unusual bleeding
  • -red or pink urine
  • -feeling week or tired
  • -bloody diarrhea
  • -red spots on the skin not related to the viral infection
  • -signs of kidney problem like painful or difficult urination, swelling of feet or ankles, little or no urination
  • -irregular heartbeat
  • -sudden vision changes
  • loss of consciousness

Incidence of a serious allergic reaction of Centrex is rare. It is characterized by a severe rash, itching and swelling of face, throat, and tongue, severe dizziness, and difficulty in breathing. Stop the medication and seek urgent medical attention if it occurs.

Frequently asked questions

Valaciclovir (Valtrex)

Is Valaciclovir (Valtrex) the same as acyclovir?

No. Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is the ‘prodrug’ or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Both Valaciclovir (Valtrex) and acyclovir are antiviral drugs used in the prevention and treatment of herpes virus infections.

Is Valaciclovir (Valtrex) the same as Valaciclovir (Valtrex)?

Yes. Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is the trade name for active drug Valaciclovir (Valtrex).

Is Valaciclovir (Valtrex) better than acyclovir?

Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is the ‘prodrug’ or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Both Valaciclovir (Valtrex) and acyclovir are antiviral drugs and their use in various conditions is based on clinical experience. A comparison between these two drugs cannot be drawn.

Is Valaciclovir (Valtrex) a narcotic/an antibiotic/contain penicillin or sulfa?

No. Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is not addictive and does not cause drowsiness or relieve pain. It is an antiviral and has no known effect against other infections caused by bacteria or fungi. It does not have a structure or effect similar, penicillin or sulfa drugs.

Can I take Valaciclovir (Valtrex) for cold sores? Does Valaciclovir (Valtrex) work for cold sores? Is Valaciclovir (Valtrex) good for cold sores? Can I take Valaciclovir (Valtrex) for shingels?

Yes. Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is an antiviral drug and is effective in the treatment of cold sores (blisters on and around your lips) and shingels (painful rashes usually in the form of a strip of blisters).

Can I take Valaciclovir (Valtrex) with amoxicillin/ doxycycline/ ibuprofen/ alcohol/ cephalexin/ Bactrim/ Benadryl/ prednisone/ Tylenol?

Valaciclovir (Valtrex) has no known serious drug interaction with amoxicillin, doxycycline, ibuprofen, cephalexin, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim), prednisone, acetaminophen (trade name: Tylenol) and active drugs in Benadryl. Please inform your doctor about all the medications you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects.

Can I take Valaciclovir (Valtrex) with alcohol?

There are no known serious interactions between Valaciclovir (Valtrex) and alcohol.

Can I take Valaciclovir (Valtrex) for flu/UTI/canker sores?

No. Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is the trade name for active drug Valaciclovir (Valtrex). It is an antiviral drug and is effective in the treatment herpes virus infections. It has no known effect in the treatment of flu or urinary tract infections (UTI) or canker sores (mouth ulcers that are not due to viral infections).

Can I take Valaciclovir (Valtrex) for 2 days/ for life/ forever?

Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is the trade name for active drug Valaciclovir (Valtrex). The dose and duration of treatment depends on the patient’s immune system (if it is active or weak), the condition being treated and shall be decided by the doctor.

Can I take Valaciclovir (Valtrex) with food?

Valaciclovir (Valtrex) can be taken with or without food. The absorption (the process by which the drug enters blood circulation after oral ingestion) and activity of Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is not affected by food

Does Valaciclovir (Valtrex) cause itching / constipation?

Itching of skin and constipation are among the possible side effects of Valaciclovir (Valtrex).

Does Valaciclovir (Valtrex) interfere with/affect birth control?

Valaciclovir (Valtrex) has no known drug interaction with birth control pills that could affect contraception.

Does Valaciclovir (Valtrex) raise blood sugar?

Valaciclovir (Valtrex) has no known effect in altering blood sugar levels.

Is Valaciclovir (Valtrex) available over the counter?

Valaciclovir (Valtrex) is the ‘prodrug’ or the inactive form of acyclovir that gets converted to acyclovir in the body. Acyclovir belongs to a class of prescription drugs.

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