Genital Herpes in Women Topic Guide

Genital Herpes in Women Genital Herpes in Women: What is genital herpes? Learn about how this STD affects women, as well as how the disease is transmitted, treated, and prevented.

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Genital Herpes in Women Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

valacyclovir Valacyclovir

Valacyclovir is an antiviral medicine that is used to treat or prevent herpes virus episodes, including genital herpes or shingles (herpes zoster) in adults....learn more »

famciclovir Famciclovir

Famciclovir is an antiviral medicine that is used to treat infections caused by herpes viruses, including genital herpes, cold sores, and shingles.

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acyclovir (oral) Acyclovir (oral)

Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus in the body. Acyclovir will not cure herpes, but it can lessen the sympto...learn more »