Gardasil Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved June 8, 2006)
- Brand name: Gardasil
- Generic name: human papillomavirus quadrivalent (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) vaccine, recombinant
- Dosage form: Injection
- Company: Merck & Co., Inc.
- Treatment for: Human Papillomavirus Prophylaxis
Gardasil (human papillomavirus vaccine) is a recombinant vaccine indicated for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) in girls and women 9 through 26 years of age. Gardasil is also approved for the prevention of genital warts caused by HPV types 6 and 11 in boys and men 9 through 26 years of age.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Gardasil
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