Human Papillomavirus 9 Valent (Types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, 58) Vaccine, RecombinantBrand Name: Gardasil 9 Other Names: 9-valent HPV vaccine, HPV 9-valent vaccine, HPV recombinant vaccine 9-valent Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections
What is Gardasil 9?
Gardasil 9 is a approved by the U.S. (FDA) to protect against the following diseases caused by (HPV):
- Vulvar and vaginal cancers
- Anal cancer
- Precancerous cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal lesions.
Gardasil 9 is approved for use by females 9 through 26 years of age and males 9 through 15 years of age.
The Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents, prepared by the Gardasil 9 in HIV-infected individuals.(CDC), the (NIH), and the HIV Medicine Association of the Diseases Society of America (IDSA-HIVMA), includes recommendations on the use of
What should I tell my health care provider before receiving Gardasil 9?
Before receiving Gardasil 9, tell your health care provider:
- If you are allergic to yeast, any ingredients in Gardasil 9 (including amorphous aluminum hydroxyphosphate sulfate or polysorbate 80), or any medicines. Tell your health care provider if you have ever had any reactions to a previous of the vaccine or to any other HPV vaccines.
- If you have a fever over 100°F (37.8°C).
- About any medical conditions you have or have had, for example, or problems, or immune problems such as HIV or cancer.
- If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Gardasil 9 is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Talk to your health care provider about possible risks with receiving Gardasil 9 when pregnant.
- If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Do not breastfeed if you are infected with HIV.
- About other prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Gardasil 9 may affect the way other medicines or products work, and other medicines or products may affect how Gardasil 9 works. Ask your health care provider if there are interactions between Gardasil 9 and the medicines you take.
How is Gardasil 9 given?
A health care provider gives the Gardasil 9 vaccine. The vaccine is usually given in the arm muscle. with Gardasil 9 is usually given as a series of three vaccine shots over a 6-month period. Read any printed information that your health care provider gives you about HPV vaccines.
Where can I find more information about Gardasil 9?
More information about Gardasil 9 is available:
- Recommendations on the use of Gardasil 9 in people infected with HIV, from the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents, prepared by CDC, NIH, and IDSA-HIVMA.
- Research studies related to Gardasil 9, from the database of study summaries.
The above Patient Version drug summary is based on the following FDA label(s): Injection (suspension).
Last Reviewed: November 19, 2015