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  1. Jackal

    Valacyclovir (Valtrex) Shortage?

    Is anyone else dependant on Valacyclovir having a problem sourcing it? I've been buying boxes of Valtrex 500mg x 42 for years without problems from 4NRX until they went out of stock about 6months ago and reporting supplier can no longer provide. Reluctantly I starting buying from Buy-Pharma...
  2. Diwi9

    No PEM after weeks on Valacyclovir

    Hi everyone - I shared on another thread a few weeks ago that that I have been steadily improving on Valtrex (valacyclovir), so much so that I can be on my feet most of the day and even do some aerobic exercise without crashing, including some aerobic exercise where I was really pushing and by...
  3. ChookityPop

    Anyone had better result with valtrex vs zovirax?

    Or the other way around
  4. Hip

    The reason why antivirals like Valtrex and Valcyte take such a long time to work in ME/CFS (or don't work at all), according to Dr Martin Lerner

    When treating herpesvirus-associated ME/CFS with antivirals such as Valtrex and Valcyte, Dr Lerner's studies showed it takes a long time for benefits to appear, usually 3 or 4 months for the very first signs of improvements to materialize, and a year or more for the full benefits to manifest...
  5. PallasKat

    Side effects from Famciclovir ?

    Hello Everyone~ I haven't posted for a LONG TIME. I recently started on Famciclovir after finding out I that I have high levels of EBV. I have had ME/CFS/Fibro for approximately 10 years. I am taking 500 mg daily, it's been about 3 weeks. I am having trouble figuring out if these are actual...
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