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What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your dose as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of Valtrex.

Strengths of Valtrex

Valtrex caplets are available in two strengths:
  • 500 mg
  • 1000 mg (Valtrex 1 gram).
At this time, no over-the-counter form of Valtrex is available.

Generic Valtrex

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Valtrex for more information).
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