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Experience:  B.A.M.S with experience in Medicine,Ayurveda, Integrative, CAM
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I recently started prednisone because I had a bad episode of

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I recently started prednisone because I had a bad episode of erethyma multiformae. My dermatologist thinks it's from herpes simplex because I have a recurring lesion on my buttock. I think it is flaring up again. He prescribed me valtrex and told me to start in a week or so. But if the hsv is flaring up again, can I start valtrex today even though I'm still on prednisone?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 9 months ago.

Hi,

There is no drug interaction between prednisone and Valtrex (valacyclovir).

You can take them together safely.

Feel free for further queries. It's good to discuss rather than quit.
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Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 9 months ago.

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