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A generic version of Valtrex tablets is now available. This medication, approved to treat shingles, cold sores, genital herpes, and chickenpox, is available in 500 and 1000 mg tablets. As of December 2009, the only manufacturer allowed to make these generic tablets is Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
An Introduction to Generic ValtrexValtrex® (valacyclovir hydrochloride) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat shingles, cold sores, chickenpox, and genital herpes. It can also be used on a daily basis to prevent recurring outbreaks of genital herpes and to decrease the chance of spreading genital herpes to sexual partners.
Availability of Generic Valtrex
- Valacyclovir 500 mg
- Valacyclovir 1000 mg (1 gram).
- Aurobindo Pharma
- Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
- Matrix Laboratories, Limited
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
- Teva Pharmaceuticals
- Watson Laboratories.