Also known as Valtrex
Valaciclovir (INN) or valacyclovir (USAN) is an antiviral drug used in the management of herpes simplex, herpes zoster (shingles), and herpes B. It is a prodrug, being converted in vivo to aciclovir. It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under the trade names Valtrex and Zelitrex. Valaciclovir has been available as a generic drug in the U.S. since November 25, 2009.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $202.42 for an average of 21 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed valacyclovir to treat shingles (herpes zoster), cold sore, human immunodeficiency virus infection (hiv), and genital herpes.