Valacyclovir is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins HIV Guide.

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Treatment of initial episode of genital herpes in immunocompetent adults
  • Suppression of recurrent episodes of genital herpes in immunocompetent and HIV+ adults
  • Treatment of recurrent episodes of genital herpes in immunocompetent adults
  • Treatment of herpes zoster in immunocompetent adults
  • Treatment of herpes labialis

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Treatment of initial episode and recurrent episodes of genital herpes in HIV+ pts
  • Treatment of herpes zoster in HIV+ pts
  • Treatment of perianal herpes and disseminated HSV

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Last updated: December 7, 2015