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Experience:  Clinical Geriatric Pharmacist; Pharmacy Practice Residency training with extensive knowledge in pharmacological treatment of diseases;Special interest in alternative remedies.
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A prescription herpes. do you have drugs.

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a prescription for genital herpes. do you have drugs for this.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Drugdad replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thanks for the question. Valtrex is for genital herpes but it requires a prescription from your doctor. You have to be seen by a doctor to get this drug.

Expert:  Dr. Bridget replied 1 year ago.

Although Valtrex is available via prescription, there are some over-the-counter supplements that may help heal sores and prevent outbreaks until you can get in to see your doctor. Propolis ointment (propolis is the waxy substance honeybees make) has some evidence to heal sores faster than topical acyclovir or placebo. Prunella Vulgaris is an oral supplement that has some evidence in preventing both HSV-1 and HSV-2 breakouts. Keep in mind that neither of these have been FDA approved, but are relatively low in cost and side effects. I would be happy to run any drug-drug interactions and drug-disease interactions if you think you may want to try these.

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