which medicine has he given?
can u tell me the name?
umm... my dad MAY know the name of it, but his memory isn't all that great. let me see if i can get it out of him.
if its not valacyclovir, then thats the medication that she needs to be on
all he knows is that her doctor prescribed her an antibiodic and pain medicine and they both make her sick.. then she took nausea medicine which also made her sick.
so you're saying she needs to be on valacyclovir?
in old individuals, its important to treat shingles with valacyclovir
is it more gentle or something?
if its not treated, it is severe, takes long time to heal, also causes a lot of pain afterwards
its a drug thats better absorbed
are there any at-home treatments, like compresses, that could help at all?
the doctor only prescribed her the antibiodic for one week. is that long enough?
the doctor may have given an antibiotic for a week, thats ok, but it has to be an antiviral that will treat her
there is no at home treatment to reduce the lesions
but cold compresses will help her irritation if any
also she can apply neosporin cream twice daily
is neosporin better than polysporin?
polysporin wont be effective
my dad says: she's been to the doctor twice for it... the first time they gave her the 7 day prescription, the second time they gave her a shot for the pain and told her it just has to work its way out of her system while she takes the medicine...
i will recommend that you let her apply neosporin cream twice daily
okay... i will pass the information along. and i will try to see what medicine was originally prescribed.
meanwhile you can go back to the doctor, discuss my suggestions of valacyclovir with him n get a prescription for it
i will certainly do that.
thank you for your help
please let me know if you have any queries
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