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Valacyclovir not working?

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Dismal00

I take 1 g of valacyclovir daily, and I still get a minor outbreak every month a week before I start my period. Does anyone else have problems like this? Why isn’t the valacyclovir blocking the outbreak??

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Roja

Valaciclovir is working in 70 - 80 % of the cases (this is at least what I recently read). 

Menstruation seems to be a trigger for a lot of women (me included for a long time, now it has gotten way better with the time). Have you checked your hormones recently? Just to be sure. 

I can recommend you 

1) to start drinking St. John's wort days before your period 

2) "lady's mantle" - also prepared as tea. 

3) maybe try Aciclovir - also a pill to fight herpes. I personally prefer Aciclovir instead of Valaciclovir! 

I recently read a study about pomegranate. It seems to regulate the hormones and moreover the researchers showed that pomegranate extract had a comparable effect on herpes like aciclovir. Maybe you could give it a try? Just be sure that the extract is made from the whole fruit, not just the peel. However, I have not tried it out yet, so I don't know if it works.

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