Valaciclovir

Use Valaciclovir to treat and manage viral infections like cold sores and genital herpes. 

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Valaciclovir 500mg tablets - packet of tablets
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Prices from £36.00

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In stock. Simply fill in a brief questionnaire. One of our doctors will review your order and prescribe a suitable treatment. How to Order

1st outbreak - 1 course

20 tablet(s) / 500 mg - £63.00

Repeat outbreak - 1 long course

10 tablet(s) / 500 mg - £36.00

Repeat outbreak - 2 long courses

20 tablet(s) / 500 mg - £63.00

Repeat outbreak - 3 long courses

30 tablet(s) / 500 mg - £81.00

3 month course

84 tablet(s) / 500 mg - £198.00


How does valaciclovir work?

Like other antiviral medicines, valaciclovir works by stopping the virus (HSV) from multiplying, so your immune system can effectively deal with the cold sore infection. Antiviral medicines help to reduce the severity of your symptoms and also speeds up healing.

Inside your body, valaciclovir is converted to aciclovir which enters the body’s cells. Here, aciclovir works by blocking the enzyme HSV uses to multiply and stopping its spread, so your immune system can fight and overcome it.

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Medically reviewed by:
Dr Kathryn Basford

Dr Kathryn Basford is a qualified GP who works as a GP in London, as well as with ZAVA. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training through Whipps Cross Hospital in London.

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Article created: 06 Oct 2021

Last reviewed: 06 Oct 2021


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You can treat genital herpes two ways. One treatment option is for when you experience an individual outbreak (acute therapy) and the other is treatment for when you need to avoid regular outbreaks (suppressive). Asda Online Doctor by ZAVA offers both types of treatment through a discreet, convenient service.

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