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Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml belongs to the class of medicines called ‘immunizing agents’. It is given to individuals aged nine to twenty-six years to prevent various diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause genital warts, cancer of the cervix, anal cancer, and various cancers of the vulva or vagina.

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml is a quadrivalent vaccine or immunizing agent which is made from a live and weakened or attenuated virus (mixture of virus-like particles derived from the L1 capsid proteins of HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18). It helps develop immunity by stimulating the immune system to produce relevant antibodies. It is essential to take the vaccine doses as per the doctor’s advice to develop protection against the diseases.

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml will be administered by a healthcare professional. In a few cases, Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml may cause side-effects such as fever, nausea, headache, redness, pain, and swelling at the injection site. These side-effects are temporary and resolve without any treatment. However, inform your doctor immediately if any of these side effects persist or get worse.  

Before taking Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml, please notify your doctor if you are allergic to any medications. Inform your doctor if you have any allergies, a weakened immune system resulting from long-term diseases such as genetic disease, HIV, or cancer, a serious infection or illness with fever, a bleeding disorder, or immunological diseases before taking Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or plan to have a baby or breastfeed. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and all the medicines you take before taking Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml to rule out any side effects.

Uses of Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml

Prevention of Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers

Medicinal Benefits

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml is used to prevent Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers. It helps develop immunity by stimulating the immune system to produce antibodies against the Human papillomavirus that causes genital warts, cancer of the cervix, anal cancer, and various cancers of the vulva or vagina.

Directions for Use

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml will be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml

  • Injection site redness
  • Injection site pain
  • Injection site swelling
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Headache

Drug Warnings

Before taking Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml, please notify your doctor if you have allergic reactions after a previous dose of Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml or yeast (a vaccine component). Individuals who develop hypersensitivity symptoms after receiving a dose of Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml should not receive any additional doses. Inform your doctor if you have any allergies, a weakened immune system resulting from long-term diseases such as genetic disease, HIV, or cancer, a serious infection or illness with fever, a bleeding disorder (bleed more than usual), or immunological diseases before taking Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or plan to have a baby. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and all the medicines you take before taking Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml to rule out any side effects.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml may interact with substances or medications that suppress the immune system (e.g. mycophenolate mofetil, hydroxychloroquine, azathioprine).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml should not be used in individuals with a weak immune system, blood disorders, infections, immunological diseases, and severe illness with fever.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • MYCOPHENOLATE MOFETIL
  • HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE
  • AZATHIOPRINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Consume a healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Avoid processed and refined foods.
  • Foods rich in vitamin C such as tomatoes, strawberries, and citrus fruits help to improve immunity. 
  • Limit dairy products such as milk and cheese.
  • Limit alcohol and caffeine intake and quit smoking.
  • Take adequate bed rest.
  • Drink a lot of water. Staying hydrated is essential both before and after your vaccination.
  • Eat a well-balanced diet. A well-balanced diet is essential.

Special Advise

Vaccines may develop syncope (temporary loss of consciousness), which can result in a fall with injury; therefore, observation for 15 minutes after administration is advised.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Cancer: Cancer is a disease that is caused by the uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a specific part of the body.

Genital warts:  It is a common sexually transmitted infection (HPV). Symptoms include the development of small growths/bumps on the genital areas.

Cervical cancer: Cervical cancer, also known as cervix cancer, is a type of cancer that develops in the cells of the cervix. The sexually transmitted human papillomavirus is responsible for the majority of cervical cancer cases (HPV).

Anal cancer: Anal cancer is defined as abnormal cell growth in or around the anus or anal canal. The majority of anal cancers are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.

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Alcohol

Caution

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml. However, it is advisable not to take or limit alcohol as a precautionary measure.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Please consult the doctor. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies on pregnant women. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Consult your doctor as there is no substantial research yet on the use of Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml in breastfeeding/nursing mothers. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Driving

Safe if prescribed

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml may not affect your ability to drive.

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Liver

Safe if prescribed

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml is probably safe when used in patients with liver diseases. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Kidney

Safe if prescribed

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml is probably safe when used in patients with kidney diseases. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Children

Caution

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml should not be used in children under nine years.

Country of origin

Netherland

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Platina, 8th Floor, C.59, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East) , Mumbai - 400098,
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FAQs

Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml helps develop immunity by stimulating the immune system to produce relevant antibodies against the Human papillomavirus (HPV).
Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml may result in side effects such as injection site redness, pain, swelling, fever, nausea, and headache. These side effects usually go away on their own. However, if any of these side effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor right away.
The HPV quadrivalent vaccine is administered by the healthcare professional in three doses. You can get your first shot whenever you want as long as you're between the ages of 9 and 26. Then you'll need to get a second dose two months after your first shot and a third dose six months later.
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies on pregnant and nursing women. Inform your doctor before taking Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or plan to have a baby. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
Gardasil Vaccine 0.5 ml should not be used in individuals with a weak immune system due to diseases (cancer or HIV) or medicines (immune suppressants), blood disorders, immunological diseases, and severe illness with fever.

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