I've been taking two in the morning and two at night and include diet pill (slim quick) for almost 2 weeks. Now I realized that I've having problem breathing and my chest feels tight. I'm going to start taking Valtrex once daily and no diet pill. Should I still need to go to the doctor to treat overdose? The Valtrex I have now is really a hassle to get, I have to go to the dr or clinic and tell them I sometimes get cold sores and have found valtrex works well in keeping them away, could you write me a prescription, So that is the situation now, but before I was able to find a few doctors that would write the RX (had to shop around a few)...which is crazy..do they think, I am going to overdose on Valtrex? (I have been married for a very long time and this is the only exposure other than my faithful husband). Within several days of the event, I had flu-like symptoms - night sweats, swollen glands, low grade fevers, facial tingling/numbness, fatigue. I have had 3 negative HIV tests (NAAT and PCR and antigen). He said it could been a reaction do to strees and guilt of the encounter I'm on valtrex now it's been 2 1/2 weeks and in still feeling flu like symptoms. I feel weak and headache, feeling of ill no fever no chills. During oral sex could there have been holes in the condom before going to anal sex? When cleaning myself with soap and water could it have went inside my urethra? Most of us are used to the litany of side effects that are listed in fine print with any given drug. Valtrex is no exception, as it has common and rare side effects as well as contraindications with some diseases. Although it’s a great choice for treating outbreaks, it’s good to know. Read on to learn which Valtrex side effects are common, moderate or rare, and what other potential adverse reactions there are. This isn’t meant to be a substitute for medical advice. Valtrex is an antiviral medication usually prescribed for several types of herpes viruses. Its generic name is There are officially listed common side effects as well as people’s testimonies. Going by personal testimonies online, it seems the most commonly cited Valtrex side effects include itchy skin, dehydration and thirst, and mild disorientation in some people. In fact, the information that comes with Valtrex warns that you should not drive a car or operate heavy machinery until you know the effects of the drug on you.
For shingles or chickenpox, start taking valacyclovir at the first symptom or as soon as possible after the rash appears. For cold sores or genital herpes, start. Find patient medical information for Valtrex Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. Skip to main content Check Your Symptoms