Valtrex (valacyclovir) for just 3 days when treating recurrent genital herpes

You might see physicians prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) for just 3 days when treating recurrent genital herpes.

The average time to healing and pain relief is the same whether Valtrex is given for 3 days or 5 days.

In fact, it's now approved in the U.S. for this shorter course.

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