Cold Sore Prevention + Treatment

$ 15 per month for outbreaks, $25 per month for daily prevention ($0 with insurance) for prescription valacyclovir (generic Valtrex)
4.8 | 26489 reviews
Please note for the out-of-pocket price valacyclovir is supplied in a 3-month supply.

Stop stressing about cold sores with the antiviral medication valacyclovir. You can take it at the first sign of an outbreak to reduce the symptoms and shorten the duration, or you can take it every day to prevent outbreaks and reduce the likelihood that you will pass the virus to a partner.

Why Nurx?

  • Free, fast shipping with automatic refills for items fulfilled by our pharmacy. Easily pause or cancel anytime.
  • Clinically-recommended medications & affordable out-of-pocket prices.
  • Unlimited messaging for one year with licensed providers.

Product details

Take control of your health and remain stress-free with valacyclovir. This oral medication is an antiviral drug that stops the growth of certain infections. It prevents viral cells from multiplying and treats outbreaks of herpes viruses including cold sores (herpes simplex-1) and shingles (herpes zoster) in adults.

Valacyclovir must be taken according to your prescription’s instructions and depending on what herpes virus conditions are being treated. Doses may vary by strength and length, so it’s important to follow your Nurx medical provider’s instructions while taking valacyclovir.


Recommended for:

Reducing frequency of cold sore outbreaks

Reducing symptoms of cold sore outbreaks

Reducing the chance that you’ll pass the virus to a partner


Price with Insurance Out-of-Pocket Price
As little as $0 per month for the medication As little as $15 per month for the medication


We also charge a $30 medication consultation, which includes unlimited access to our medical team for a full year.

Please note for the out-of-pocket price valacyclovir is supplied in a 3-month supply.


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We are doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants who are passionate about providing patient care. The Nurx medical team believes that everyone deserves access to personalized, non-judgmental healthcare, and that open and honest communication is key.
Dr. Kristen Miranda, MD

How It Works

You Choose
Select your medication, or get guidance from our medical team. Answer a few questions and enter your insurance info (if you have coverage - if not, no problem)
We Prescribe
A Nurx provider in your state will review your request and write a prescription, if appropriate
Delivered Free
We deliver your medication directly to you. On time, in a discreet package, and with no added costs

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