Information about GARDASIL 9

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GARDASIL 9 helps protect individuals ages 9 to 45 against the following diseases caused by 9 types of HPV: cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers in females, and anal cancer and genital warts in both males and females. GARDASIL 9 may not fully protect everyone, nor will it protect against diseases caused by other HPV types or against diseases not caused by HPV. GARDASIL 9 does not prevent all types of cervical cancer, so it’s important for girls to get routine cervical cancer screenings later in life. GARDASIL 9 does not treat cancer or genital warts. GARDASIL 9 may be given as 2 or 3 shots. For persons 9 through... GARDASIL 9 helps protect individuals ages 9 to 45 against the following diseases caused by 9 types of HPV: cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers in...


Who Can Get GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant)?Who Can Get GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant)?

WHO CAN GET GARDASIL 9?

The CDC recommends HPV vaccination for boys and girls age 11 or 12

Remember, HPV vaccination is important for both boys and girls

Both males and females can get HPV — and both males and females can get GARDASIL 9. Vaccination can help protect against certain HPV-related cancers and diseases that may happen later in life.

As with many vaccines, the time for vaccination is before exposure to the virus.

GARDASIL 9 may not fully protect everyone, nor will it protect against diseases caused by other HPV types or against diseases not caused by HPV. GARDASIL 9 does not prevent all types of cervical cancer, so itʼs important for girls to get routine cervical cancer screenings. GARDASIL 9 does not treat cancer or genital warts.

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GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) Can Help Protect Both Boys and Girls

GARDASIL 9 can help protect both boys and girls from certain cancers and diseases caused by 9 types of HPV.

Schedule Your Child's Next Vaccine Appointment

Make sure to get all doses recommended by your health care professional so that your child gets the best protection. Be sure to schedule your child's next vaccine appointment.

These organizations support the CDC recommendations for HPV vaccination:

Organizations That Support the CDC Recommendations for HPV Vaccination

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

American Cancer Society (ACS)

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

Talk to Your Child's Doctor About the HPV Vaccine
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Help protect your child now from certain HPV-related cancers and diseases that may happen later in life.

Help protect your child now from certain HPV-related cancers and diseases that may happen later in life.

Talk to your childʼs doctor about HPV vaccination today.


 

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Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients of GARDASIL 9 or GARDASIL, including those severely allergic to yeast, should not receive the vaccine. GARDASIL 9 was not studied in women who knew they were pregnant.

The side effects include pain, swelling, redness, itching, bruising, bleeding, and a lump where your child got the shot, headache, fever, nausea, and dizziness.