VALTOVAL 500MG TABLET comes as a tablet to be taken by mouth. It is usually taken every 8 hours (three times a day) for 7 days to treat shingles. To treat genital herpes it is usually taken twice a day for 5 days. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully and use exactly as directed.
VALTOVAL 500MG TABLET belongs to a group of medicines called antivirals works by killing or stopping the growth of viruses called herpes simplex (HSV), varicella zoster (VZV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV).
Pregnancy: is not usually recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before use. Alcohol: No data available. Consult your doctor. Driving: can cause side effects that affect your ability to drive. Don’t drive or use machines unless you are sure you’re not affected. Kidney: Caution is advised when administering this medicine in patients with impaired kidney function. The dose of the medicine should be reduced in such patients. LIver: Caution is advised during administration in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before use.
Do not take this medicine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to it. . Tell your doctor before taking this medicine if: - you are over 65 years of age - your immune system is weak