Generic name: HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS TYPE 6 L1 CAPSID PROTEIN ANTIGEN 20ug in 0.5mL, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS TYPE 11 L1 CAPSID PROTEIN ANTIGEN 40ug in 0.5mL, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS TYPE 16 L1 CAPSID PROTEIN ANTIGEN 40ug in 0.5mL, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS TYPE 18 L1 CAPSID PROTEIN ANTIGEN 20ug in 0.5mL
Dosage form: injection, suspension
Drug class: Viral vaccines
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 2, 2020.
GARDASIL should be administered intramuscularly as a 0.5-mL dose at the following schedule: 0, 2 months, 6 months. [See Clinical Studies (14.8).]
Method of Administration
For intramuscular use only.
Shake well before use. Thorough agitation immediately before administration is necessary to maintain suspension of the vaccine. GARDASIL should not be diluted or mixed with other vaccines. After thorough agitation, GARDASIL is a white, cloudy liquid. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration. Do not use the product if particulates are present or if it appears discolored.
GARDASIL should be administered intramuscularly in the deltoid region of the upper arm or in the higher anterolateral area of the thigh.
Syncope has been reported following vaccination with GARDASIL and may result in falling with injury; observation for 15 minutes after administration is recommended. [See Warnings and Precautions (5.1).]
Single-Dose Vial Use
Withdraw the 0.5-mL dose of vaccine from the single-dose vial using a sterile needle and syringe and use promptly.
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