WHAT IS GARDASIL 9?

THE FACTS ABOUT THE HPV VACCINE

HOW GARDASIL 9 CAN HELP

With the HPV vaccine, your child could be one less at risk for future HPV-related cancers and diseases. GARDASIL 9 is the only vaccine that helps protect against 9 types of HPV (Types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58). These 9 types are responsible for the majority of HPV-related cancers and diseases.

Like other vaccines, GARDASIL 9 works to help prevent disease when given before there is any contact with the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends HPV vaccination for children at age 11 or 12.

THE CDC RECOMMENDS

HPV VACCINATION FOR

BOYS AND GIRLS AT

AGE 11 OR 12.

CDC recommendations for HPV vaccination.

Like other vaccines, GARDASIL 9 works to help prevent disease when given before there is any contact with the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends HPV vaccination for children at age 11 or 12.

GARDASIL 9 HELPS PROTECT

In females ages 9 through 26, GARDASIL 9 can help protect against:

GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) may help protect males and females ages 9 through 26.
Cervical cancer
Vulvar and vaginal cancer
Anal cancer
Genital warts

In males ages 9 through 26, GARDASIL 9 can help protect against:

GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) may help protect males and females ages 9 through 26.
Anal cancer
Genital warts
Help protect your child before he or she is exposed to HPV.
 

YOUR CHILD COULD BE ONE LESS AT RISK:

YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HELP PROTECT YOUR CHILD BEFORE HE OR SHE IS EXPOSED TO HPV.

Talk your child’s doctor about HPV vaccination today.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients of GARDASIL 9 or GARDASIL, including those severely allergic to yeast, should not receive the vaccine. The safety of GARDASIL 9 has not been shown in pregnant women.

The side effects include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • A lump where your child got the shot
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
Fainting can happen after getting GARDASIL 9. Sometimes people who faint can fall and hurt themselves. For this reason, your health care professional may ask your child to sit or lie down for 15 minutes after your child gets GARDASIL 9. Some people who faint might shake or become stiff.
Only a doctor or health care professional can decide if GARDASIL 9 is right for your child.

INFORMATION ABOUT GARDASIL 9

GARDASIL 9 helps protect girls and women ages 9 to 26 against cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal cancers and genital warts caused by 9 types of HPV.
GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) helps protect girls and women ages 9 to 26 against cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal cancers and genital warts caused by 9 types of HPV.
GARDASIL 9 helps protect boys and men ages 9 to 26 against anal cancer and genital warts caused by those same HPV types.
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 women to get routine cervical cancer screenings.
GARDASIL 9 does not treat cancer or genital warts. GARDASIL 9 is given as 3 injections over 6 months.
Please read the Patient Information for GARDASIL 9 and discuss it with your child’s doctor. The physician Prescribing Information also is available.
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INFORMATION ABOUT GARDASIL 9

GARDASIL 9 helps protect girls and women ages 9 to 26 against cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal cancers and genital warts caused by 9 types of HPV.
GARDASIL®9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) helps protect girls and women ages 9 to 26 against cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal cancers and genital warts caused by 9 types of HPV.
GARDASIL 9 helps protect boys and men ages 9 to 26 against anal cancer and genital warts caused by those same HPV types.
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 women to get routine cervical cancer screenings.
GARDASIL 9 does not treat cancer or genital warts. GARDASIL 9 is given as 3 injections over 6 months.

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