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Safety in Lactation: Herpes simplex and varicella-zoster infection

21 September 2020Although there is limited evidence for the use of these antivirals during breastfeeding, aciclovir is the preferred choice. Valaciclovir is also an acceptable choice since…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

ValtrexGlaxoSmithKline UK

GlaxoSmithKline UK
Valtrex
Tablets 250mg, 500mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Store in airtight containers
29 July 2015

genericActavis UK Ltd

Actavis UK Ltd
generic
Tablets 500mg
A1 · Amber 1Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Airtight container
Store in airtight containers
18 August 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
Limited published evidence of safety
Small amounts in breast milk
Converted to aciclovir
18 September 2020