val·​a·​cy·​clo·​vir ˌval-ə-ˈsī-klō-ˌvir How to pronounce valacyclovir (audio)
: a prodrug of acyclovir that is administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C13H20N6O4·HCl to treat shingles, genital herpes, and cold sores see valtrex

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“Valacyclovir.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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