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Gardasil HPV Vaccine (Recombinant Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent Vaccine) is a vaccine synthesized using recombinant technology. Gardasil is a single dose injection. Gardasil is for the prevention of HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18 infections in girls and women aged 9 to 26 years. Gardasil also approved for preventing genital warts caused by HPV types 6 and 11 in males aged 9 to 26 years. Gardasil protects against cervical cancer, abnormal or precancerous cervical, vaginal, or vulvar lesions, and genital warts. Side effects of Gardasil include fever, vomiting, nausea, fainting, dizziness, pain, swelling, itching, or redness at the site of injection.

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Terms related to Gardasil Vaccine (HPV):

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  • Genital Warts Vaccine
  • HPV Recombinant Quadrivalent Vaccine
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  • Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
  • Recombinant HPV Vaccine
  • Vaccine, Cervical Cancer
  • Vaccine, Genital Warts
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  • Vaccine, HPV Quadrivalent
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