Valtrex (valacyclovir) is prescribed for the treatment of herpes virus infections, including shingles, cold sores, and genital herpes. Valtrex does not cure herpes but may decrease pain, itching and prevent herpes sores or blisters. It works by helping stop a virus from spreading in your body.
Valtrex must be taken exactly as directed by your healthcare provider. This drug is also used to treat chickenpox. The generic version, valacyclovir, is currently available in the U.S. and at accredited international online pharmacies. You can save money on brand-name Valtrex 500 mg using online pharmacies. Patients can also find discounts on Valtrex 500 mg at local U.S. pharmacies by using the drug discount coupon search at the bottom of this page. The generic is often cheaper at local U.S. pharmacies than in Canada. Valtrex sold in the U.S. is manufactured in India.
The total price includes shipping fees which typically cover an entire order, making it more economical to purchase multiple medications in the same order.
U.S. government officials have stated that individuals who order non-controlled prescription drugs from Canada or other foreign sources (up to a three-month supply) for their own use are not being pursued or prosecuted - although it is technically not legal for individuals to import most prescription drugs. The U.S FDA regulates the safety and efficacy of medications sold in U.S. pharmacies. Medications dispensed from outside the U.S. are regulated for safety and efficacy by pharmaceutical/pharmacy regulatory authorities in other countries. Read how regulations may differ by country.