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Suggest Medication For Genital Herpes

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Posted on Thu, 13 Oct 2016
Question: What is a better prescription for genital herpes -- Acyclovir or Valtrex
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (53 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Valtrex is better absorption than Acyclovir

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

If we are talking about oral preparations, then Valtex has better absoprtion and availability than Acyclovir. If it is topical creams acyclovir is available.

Hope this answers.
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Dr. V. N. S. Parinam

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Suggest Medication For Genital Herpes

Brief Answer: Valtrex is better absorption than Acyclovir Detailed Answer: Hi, If we are talking about oral preparations, then Valtex has better absoprtion and availability than Acyclovir. If it is topical creams acyclovir is available. Hope this answers.