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Valtrex dosage

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Owningit

I just was diagnosed a few weeks ago and got put on valtrex 1000g twice a day for ten days and after 6 days it cleared me all up. I started suppressive therapy but my dosage is 500mg once a day. I ended up getting an outbreak just a few days later and it's not going away. I'm not sure if I should just up my dosage? It seems like the people who take 1000g a day don't deal with many obs or at least have quicker recoveries from outbreaks. I understand it varies, I just don't want this to be on going :( what's your experience with valtrex and on what dosage? 

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justanothersufferer

I would up the dosage to 1g 1000mg twice a day. once your outbreak starts to subside drop back to one 500mg tablet per day. thats what i do. i've been on suppressive for about 3 years now, i don't think i need to be on it this way as i haven't had an outbreak since october or so. i usually miss 2 to 4 pills a week cause i forget.

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