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General Information on Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent

Generic Name : Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent

Pronunciation : PAP-i-LO-ma-VYE-rus

Latest prescription information about Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y59.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Immunizing Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent

India : 

International : 

Gardasil

Why is Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a vaccine, prescribed for cervical, vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancer, genital warts caused by HPV. It induces development of body immune responses against the virus.

When should Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent?

0.5-mL suspension for intramuscular injection at the following schedule: 0, 2 months, 6 months.

How should Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bleeding or blood problems, HIV infection, cancer, poor immunity, who are receiving other therapy, vaccination, any allergy, children less than 9 years old, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or fainting, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Patient may experience jerking movements, seizure-like activity, sit or lie down for 15 minutes after receiving this medication.

What are the side effects of Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent?

   Most Common : Fever, nausea, dizziness, injection-site pain, swelling, redness, itching, and bruising.
   Miscellaneous : Diarrhea, vomiting, cough, toothache, upper respiratory tract infection, uneasiness, joint pain, sleeplessness, nose block.

What are the other precautions for Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent?

Store it in refrigerator (2 to 8C). Do not freeze. Protect from light.

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