Vaccine Info

Gardasil HPV Vaccine

Description

Gardasil consists of 4 proteins of HPV Types 6, 11, 16, and 18, amorphous aluminum hydroxyphosphate sulfate, yeast protein, sodium chloride, L-histidine, polysorbate 80, sodium borate, and water.

Indication

Gardasil is a vaccine indicated in girls and women 9 through 26 years of age for the prevention of the following diseases caused by 4 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types included in the vaccine. 

  • Cervical, vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancer caused by HPV types 16 and 18.
  • Genital warts (condyloma acuminata) caused by HPV types 6 and 11.

And the following precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18: 

  • Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 2/3 and Cervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS)
  • Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 1  
  • Vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) grade 2 and grade 3
  • Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VaIN) grade 2 and grade 3
  • Anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN) grades 1, 2, and 3

Gardasil is indicated in boys and men 9 through 26 years of age for the prevention of the following diseases caused by HPV types included in the vaccine:

  • Anal cancer caused by HPV types 16 and 18
  • Genital warts (condyloma acuminata) caused by HPV types 6 and 11

And the following precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18

  • Anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN) grades 1, 2, and 3

Dosage

Gardasil should be administered intramuscularly as a 0.5-mL dose at the following schedule: 0, 2 months, 6 months.

Gardasil is not available in the USA.  Gardasil 9 is the HPV vaccine in the US.

Updated
July 15th, 2019