Generic name: human papillomavirus bivalent (types 16 and 18) vaccine, recombinant
Dosage form: injection, suspension
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Preparation for Administration
Shake vial or syringe well before withdrawal and use. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit. If either of these conditions exists, the vaccine should not be administered. With thorough agitation, CERVARIX is a homogeneous, turbid, white suspension. Do not administer if it appears otherwise.
Dose and Schedule
Immunization with CERVARIX consists of 3 doses of 0.5-mL each, by intramuscular injection according to the following schedule: 0, 1, and 6 months. The preferred site of administration is the deltoid region of the upper arm.
Do not administer this product intravenously, intradermally, or subcutaneously.