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Thanks for the hint, interesting that you tried that. I will reply to that in your thread to not mix up topics here.

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i stopped prophylactic valacyclovir treatment 3 weeks ago due to persisting diarrhea. took perenterol forte, diarrhea stopped and i just took a valacyclovir pill occasionally after triggers like sex which seemed to work.

now full outbreak again after lack of sleep.

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i more or less returned to prophylactic valacyclovir treatment after the last outbreak. now i have to stop it again because diarrhea came back and makes me very exhausted. probably consumption of alcohol also played a role in the fallback, even though it was not that much, i am not sure.

i really need an alternative to acyclovir because i can't live a normal life anymore when either having breakouts or diarrhea.

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Had another outbreak in the first week of January 2019 and took Valacyclovir.

Since then outbreak free on 250mg Valacyclovir 1x daily.

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Summary 2018:

KW Outbreak Prophylactic treatment Immediate Treatment Other
Januar (2018)        
KW 1 Strong -    
KW 2 Beginning - Famvir  
KW 3   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 4   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 5   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 6   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 7   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 8   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 9   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 10 Mild Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 11   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 12   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 13   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 14   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 15   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 16   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 17   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 18   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 19 Strong, quick (Flu) Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 20   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 21 Mild (Sex) Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 22   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 23   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 24   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 25   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 26   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW Outbreak Prophylactic treatment Immediate Treatment Other
KW 27   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 28   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 29   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 30   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 31   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 32   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 33   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 34   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 35   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 36   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 37 Quick, short Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 38   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 39   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 40   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 41   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 42   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 43   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 44   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d   Diarrhea due to Valacyclovir
KW 45   -   Diarrhea
KW 46   -   Diarrhea
KW 47 Strong (Lack of sleep) - Famvir  
KW 48   -    
KW 49 Medium - Famvir  
KW 50   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 51   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 52   -   Diarrhea due to Valacyclovir

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