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Valtrex Sexual Side Effects - Zovirax and Breastfeeding

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  • Valtrex Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, Valtrex sexual side effects were not reported during extensive clinical studies. However, suggestions on what to do if you develop sexual side effects while taking this medication are provided.
  • Valtrex Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported side effects of Valtrex include headaches, nausea, and abdominal pain. This eMedTV Web page also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects, such as seizures, hallucinations, and hives.
  • Valtrex Uses
    Valtrex is prescribed for the treatment of shingles, cold sores, and other conditions. This eMedTV page also explains how Valtrex uses extend to preventing recurrent genital herpes outbreaks and decreasing the spread of herpes among sexual partners.
  • What Is Acyclovir Ointment Used For?
    As this portion of the eMedTV library explains, acyclovir ointment uses are primarily concerned with treating genital herpes and cold sores. This article examines these and other uses for the drug, including off-label uses and its use in children.
  • What Is the Lidocaine Patch Used For?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the primary use of the lidocaine patch is to treat nerve pain that can occur after a case of the shingles. This page describes how this prescription medicine works and explores possible off-label uses of the skin patch.
  • Xeres
    If you have a cold sore, using Xerese can help shorten its duration. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of this drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Xeres is a common misspelling of Xerese.
  • Xerese
    Xerese is a prescription skin cream used to treat cold sores. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, what to expect, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Xerese and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV article explains, Xerese (acyclovir and hydrocortisone) is probably safe to use while breastfeeding; however, precautions should still be taken. This Web page takes a closer look at how to use Xerese safely if you are nursing.
  • Xerese and Pregnancy
    As a pregnancy Category B drug, Xerese is generally considered safe for women who are expecting. This eMedTV segment offers more details about using this product during pregnancy, including the results of animal studies.
  • Xerese Dosage
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, there is only one standard Xerese dosage. This Web page explains the drug's dosing guidelines in detail, including how often to apply the skin cream and how to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Xerese Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV Web library offers some basic information on Xerese, a prescription drug used to treat cold sores. This article covers side effects, safety precautions, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • Xerese Drug Interactions
    Currently, there are no drugs that are known to interact with Xerese. This eMedTV page explains, however, that interactions could be discovered in the future, so it's important to discuss your current medications with your healthcare provider.
  • Xerese Overdose
    Skin irritation can occur if a person uses too much Xerese (acyclovir and hydrocortisone). This part of the eMedTV site offers more information on what to expect with an overdose of this prescription medication, including treatment options.
  • Xerese Side Effects
    Dry skin and redness are common Xerese side effects. This portion of the eMedTV Web library offers a more detailed list of problems you may experience while using this skin medication, including instructions on what to do if side effects occur.
  • Xerese Uses
    Xerese is approved for the treatment of cold sores in people over the age of six. This part of the eMedTV site offers more details on what Xerese is used for, with information on how to use it most effectively and why it cannot prevent cold sores.
  • Xerese Warnings and Precautions
    Before using Xerese, tell your doctor if you have any health conditions, such as a weakened immune system. This eMedTV selection lists other warnings and precautions for this cold sore medication, and explains why Xerese may not be right for everyone.
  • Xerses
    Xerese, a prescription medication, is used to treat cold sores. This part of the eMedTV site describes how this drug is applied and includes a link to more detailed information on the skin cream. Xerses is a common misspelling of Xerese.
  • Zorivax
    This eMedTV article discusses Zovirax, a drug that is used to treat chickenpox, shingles, and genital herpes. This article offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more information. Zorivax is a common misspelling of Zovirax.
  • Zoverax
    Zovirax is a medicine commonly prescribed to treat genital herpes, shingles, and chickenpox. This eMedTV Web page describes the various forms of Zovirax and explains how the drug works. Zoverax is a common misspelling of Zovirax.
  • Zovirax
    Zovirax is a prescription medicine that is used to treat shingles, chickenpox, and genital herpes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Zovirax and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that while Zovirax passes through breast milk, it is generally considered safe for breastfeeding women. This article further discusses Zovirax and breastfeeding, stressing the importance of consulting your doctor.
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