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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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Phoenixx

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    
Februar        
KW 5   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 6   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 7   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 8   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
März        
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    
April        
KW 14   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 15   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 16   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
KW 17   Famvir 1x125mg/d    
Mai        
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    
Juni        
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
Juli        
KW 27   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 28   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 29   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 30   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
August        
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    
September        
KW 36   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 37 Quick, short Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 38   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 39   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
Oktober        
KW 40   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 41   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 42   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 43   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
November        
KW 44   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d   Diarrhea due to Valacyclovir
KW 45   -   Diarrhea
KW 46   -   Diarrhea
KW 47 Strong (Lack of sleep) - Famvir  
KW 48   -    
Dezember        
KW 49 Medium - Famvir  
KW 50   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 51   Valacyclovir 2x250mg/d    
KW 52   -   Diarrhea due to Valacyclovir

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On 2/18/2019 at 8:13 PM, Phoenixx said:

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

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

Indeed you have been comprehensive.

I'm happy to see your symptoms are slowly decreasing. That's also my case, currently I barely have any outbreaks and I'm progressively reducing suppressive medication towards 250 mg/d.

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15 hours ago, friendlyboy said:

Indeed you have been comprehensive.

I'm happy to see your symptoms are slowly decreasing. That's also my case, currently I barely have any outbreaks and I'm progressively reducing suppressive medication towards 250 mg/d.

Congrats. Why are you reducing? Do you have digestive issues as well?

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11 hours ago, Phoenixx said:

Congrats. Why are you reducing? Do you have digestive issues as well?

No, fortunately I don't suffer any side effects from Valacyclovir. I just have this stupid and unsupported idea that by letting the virus emerge in very small outbreaks my immune system learns better to fight it. I also want to make each box last longer.

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