Has Valtrex negativized me?
Mar 29, 2008
Hello, My Doctor just took me of 3g Valtrex and 3200mg Neurontin daily today. I have had a horrible case of shingles which put me in the hospital. I suppose I've been on these 2 meds now for about a month.
I was shocked when my Doctor told me my test results! My T cells were 872(897 in the hospital)and my viral load was UNDETECTABLE!
I have never had an undetectable viral load or such a significant rise in T cells.
My doctor told me I will probably never need meds.
I'm assuming the Valtrex did this. I asked the pharmacist about it and she said she's heard of this happening before and there are studies happening right now specifically for how Valtrex works on HIV.
I know it's wishful thinking, but ever heard of anyone negativizing from Valtrex???
Thanks in advance for your kind reply, Stephen
Response from Dr. Holodniy
I am not aware of it's activity against HIV and I have never heard of that med doing such a thing.
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