Category Archives: Herpes Treatment Announces the Addition of the Prescription Medication Generic Valtrex, the online pharmaceutical company, announced their sales addition of the new herpes medication, Generic Valtrex. This innovative drug treatment has just recently become FDA approved for the prevention and treatment of Genital Herpes. Valtrex is an anti-viral medication that has been medically proven to treat both cold sores and shingles, as well as shorten […]

Antiviral Medications Have Proven Clinical Effectiveness Against Genital Herpes

Antiviral medications have proven clinical effectiveness against genital herpes. Here is a snapshot of the three most commonly prescribed medications; Acyclovir (Zovirax), Famciclovir (Famvir) and Valacyclovir (Valtrex). Acyclovir helps to prevent the herpes virus from spreading to other cells. It is used in the treatment of genital herpes, but also chickenpox and shingles. Acyclovir is […]

Cannabis May Help Combat Herpes Viruses

ScienceDaily (Sep. 24, 2004) — Tampa, FL (Sept. 22, 2004) — The compound in marijuana that produces a high, delta-9 tetrahydrocannbinol or THC, may block the spread of several forms of cancer causing herpes viruses, University of South Florida College of Medicine scientists report. Once a person is infected with herpes, the viruses can remain […]

Can You Get Herpes From A Toilet Seat?

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that is caused by types 1 and 2 of the herpes simplex virus and is extremely contagious and cause painful sores on the genitals and the area surrounding it that can last for weeks without treatment of any type. It can be spread through skin to skin contact, […]

No More Cold Sores? Scientists Find Possible Process To Fight Herpes

Scientists have discovered a new way for our immune system to combat the elusive virus responsible for cold sores: Type 1 herpes simplex (HSV-1). A group of virus hunters from the Université de Montréal have identified a cellular process that seeks out and fights herpes. “Once human cells are infected with Type 1 herpes simplex, […]

Gel for Safer Sex Shows Promise for Herpes Sufferers

Doctors at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine have tested a gel that when applied topically in the vagina, may help prevent infection by both H.I.V. and herpes simplex virus. The effectiveness of the gel, called PRO 2000 and made by Indevus Pharmaceuticals, was shown in a pilot study of 20 H.I.V.-infected women. The study […]