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Can I Take Abilify And Valtrex If Have Hiv

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Valtrex and HIV meds

I have occasional outbreaks of herpes on my chin (I haven't had one in over a year). However, I am in the beginning stages of an outbreak now and I wonder if it is OK to take Valtrex for 3 days like I normally do. I currently am on Raltegravir and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.It's perfectly fine to take herpes medications, like Valtrex with your HIV regimen; there aren't any significant drug-drug interactions.Be well,BY Read more »

Can Valtrex affect HIV test results? Please answer!

I know similar questions have been asked and I have read those answers, but I just want to be sure because I am extremely anxious about this. I have had HSV-2 for many years and occasionally I will take valtrex (for 3 days) when I think I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...questions. No matter how "extremely anxious" you may be, my response remains the same. Valtrex does not affect the validity of HIV tests or the duration of the seroconversion window. I can't say it any more plainly than that!Can you truly believe... Read more »

Is taking Valtrex (valaciclovir) safe with HIV meds?

Hello Dr,Thank you for the great service you provide with this website.I am doing very well on Efevirenz and Truvada (Tenofovir/Emtricitabine). Undetectable viral load and CD4 at 430 / 29%. My Dr has also prescribed me Valtrex for genital herpes. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Valtrex is generally safe and OK to take with your current HIV regimen. Monitoring kidney function periodically is recommended when taking drug regimens including tenofovir (Truvada) and valacyclovir. Read more »

hiv risk and valtrex

hi dr. bob hope everything is well.I know that you must get questions like this all the time but your advice would be greatly appreciated for peace of mind.1.is the hiv window period 3-6 months or could it be all the way up to 1 year seeing that so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...get questions like this all the time . . . ." Yep!!! In fact the answers to all four of your questions were already in the archives. I'll repost below a sample of the information you can easily find there. My opinion on the duration of the window... Read more »
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