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Now that I found out I have it, my doctor prescribed me valtrex and as most people saw its too f-ing expensive. I just wanted to ask if anyone knows how much the supression medicine might cost?

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valtrex is a suppressive meds as well as a treatment med. A the Valtrex website you can get coupons to help with the cost, but if you don't have insurance i think you'd have to be pretty well-off to afford it

You can get acyclovir instead if you are interested in suppressive therapy at a significantly cheaper cost. the only disadvantage to acyclovir is that you have to take it more often (usu 2x daily for suppressive therapy compared to 1x daily for valtrex), but that's not really that big of a deal and may be worth the financial savings.

The Valtrex coupons combined with my health insurance copay made the costs similar for me, but I know I would personally get the acyclovir if it weren't for the coupons (I like to be cost-effective aka frugal aka cheapskate).

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