Today I started with Valtrex (brand, not generic), specifically 9 hours ago and I have already taken two doses. The fact is that since taking the first dose the tinnitus has gradually risen to a point that it is beginning to bother at least to sleep. I am not worried about it, compared to the hell I lived a few months ago is not the worst. But I did want to know if this is a symptom that has happened to more people that could mean that my body has started to fight the virus. I expected fatigue, muscle pain, dizziness, etc. Which was what I read in the forum that happened the first week before improving. In a way if the tinnitus has risen because I am fighting a virus, I would almost be glad because it would be that I have (you have) been correct about the viral theory. And I could find relief in JOH, Monolaurin and AV. If that were the case ... LET THE VOLUME UP MORE! Jokes aside, if someone who has used antivirals and improved with them, can you tell me if it affects tinnitus would be helpful. Thank you.