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GARDASIL 9- human papillomavirus 9-valent vaccine, recombinant injection, suspension


  1. Inform The Patient, Parent, Or Guardian:
  2. Patient Information
  3. What Is Gardasil 9?
  4. In Girls And Women 9 Through 45 Years Of Age, Gardasil 9 Helps Protect Against:
  5. In Boys And Men 9 Through 45 Years Of Age, Gardasil 9 Helps Protect Against:
  6. Gardasil 9:
  7. Anyone With An Allergic Reaction To:
  8. Tell The Health Care Professional If You Or Your Child (the Person Getting Gardasil 9):
  9. How Is Gardasil 9 Given?
  10. Can I Get Gardasil 9 If I Have Already Gotten Gardasil?
  11. Gardasil 9 Can Be Given At The Same Time As:
  12. What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Gardasil 9?
  13. Gardasil 9 Contains:

Inform The Patient, Parent, Or Guardian: 

  • Vaccination does not eliminate the necessity for women to continue to undergo recommended cervical cancer screening. Women who receive GARDASIL 9 should continue to undergo cervical cancer screening per standard of care.
  • Recipients of GARDASIL 9 should not discontinue anal cancer screening if it has been recommended by a health care provider.
  • GARDASIL 9 has not been demonstrated to provide protection against disease from vaccine and non-vaccine HPV types to which a person has previously been exposed through sexual activity.
  • Since syncope has been reported following HPV vaccination sometimes resulting in falling with injury, observation for 15 minutes after administration is recommended.
  • Vaccine information is required to be given with each vaccination to the patient, parent, or guardian.
  • Provide information regarding benefits and risks associated with vaccination.
  • Safety and effectiveness of GARDASIL 9 have not been established in pregnant women. A pregnancy registry is available. Women exposed to GARDASIL 9 around the time of conception or during pregnancy are encouraged to register by calling 1-800-986-8999.[SeeUse in Specific Populations (8.1).]
  • It is important to complete the full vaccination series unless contraindicated.
  • Report any adverse reactions to their health care provider.

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MERCK & CO., INC.,Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889, USA

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The trademarks depicted herein are owned by their respective companies.

Copyright 2006-2018 Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary ofMerck & Co., Inc.
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Patient Information 

Read this information with care before getting GARDASIL 9. You or your child (the person getting GARDASIL 9) will need 2 or 3 doses of the vaccine, depending on how old you are. It is important to read this information before getting each dose. This information does not take the place of talking with your health care professional about GARDASIL 9.

What Is Gardasil 9? 

GARDASIL 9 is a vaccine (injection/shot) given to individuals 9 through 45 years of age to help protect against diseases caused by some types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

In Girls And Women 9 Through 45 Years Of Age, Gardasil 9 Helps Protect Against: 

  • Cervical cancer
  • Vulvar and vaginal cancers
  • Anal cancer
  • Precancerous cervical, vulvar, vaginal and anal lesions
  • Genital warts

In Boys And Men 9 Through 45 Years Of Age, Gardasil 9 Helps Protect Against: 

  • Anal cancer
  • Precancerous anal lesions
  • Genital warts

These diseases have many causes. Most of the time, these diseases are caused by nine types of HPV: HPV Types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58. GARDASIL 9 only protects against diseases caused by these nine types of HPV.

People cannot get HPV or any of these diseases from GARDASIL 9.

Gardasil 9: 

  • Does not remove the need for cervical cancer screening; women should still get routine cervical cancer screening.
  • Does not protect the person getting GARDASIL 9 from a disease that is caused by other types of HPV, other viruses or bacteria.
  • Does not treat HPV infection.
  • Does not protect the person getting GARDASIL 9 from HPV types that he/she may already have.

GARDASIL 9 may not fully protect each person who gets it.

Anyone With An Allergic Reaction To: 

  • A previous dose of GARDASIL 9
  • A previous dose of GARDASIL
  • Yeast (severe allergic reaction)
  • Amorphous aluminum hydroxyphosphate sulfate
  • Polysorbate 80

Tell The Health Care Professional If You Or Your Child (the Person Getting Gardasil 9): 

  • Are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
  • Have immune problems, like HIV or cancer.
  • Take medicines that affect the immune system.
  • Have a fever over 100 F (37.8 C).
  • Might have had an allergic reaction to a previous dose of GARDASIL 9 or GARDASIL.
  • Take any medicines, even those you can buy over the counter.

The health care professional will help decide if you or your child should get the vaccine.

How Is Gardasil 9 Given? 

GARDASIL 9 is a shot that is usually given in the arm muscle. GARDASIL 9 may be given as 2 or 3 shots.

For persons who areYou will needGiven as
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If the second shot is given earlier than 5 months after the first shot, you will need to get a third shot at least 4 months after the second shot was given.
The need to use a 3-dose schedule instead of a 2-dose schedule will be determined by your health care professional.
9 through 14 years old2-shots*Dose 1: first shot
Dose 2: second shot given between 6 and 12 months after the first shot
or 3-shotsDose 1: first shot
Dose 2: second shot given 2 months after the first shot
Dose 3: third shot given 6 months after the first shot
15 through 45 years old3-shotsDose 1: first shot
Dose 2: second shot given 2 months after the first shot
Dose 3: third shot given 6 months after the first shot

Make sure that you or your child gets all doses recommended by your health care professional so that you or your child gets the best protection. If the person getting GARDASIL 9 misses a dose, tell the health care professional and they will decide when to give the missed dose. It is important that you follow the instructions of your health care professional regarding return visits for the follow-up doses.

Fainting can happen after getting an HPV vaccine. Sometimes people who faint can fall and hurt themselves. For this reason, the health care professional may ask the person getting GARDASIL 9 to sit or lie down for 15 minutes after getting the vaccine. Some people who faint might shake or become stiff. The health care professional may need to treat the person getting GARDASIL 9.

Can I Get Gardasil 9 If I Have Already Gotten Gardasil? 

If you have already gotten GARDASIL, talk to your health care professional to

Gardasil 9 Can Be Given At The Same Time As: 

  • Menactra [Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine]
  • Adacel [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed (Tdap)]

What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Gardasil 9? 

The most common side effects

Gardasil 9 Contains: 

  • Proteins of HPV Types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58
  • Amorphous aluminum hydroxyphosphate sulfate
  • Yeast protein
  • Sodium chloride
  • L-histidine
  • Polysorbate 80
  • Sodium borate
  • Water

This document is a summary of information about GARDASIL 9.

To learn more about GARDASIL 9, please talk to the health care professional or visit www.GARDASIL9.com.

Manuf. and Dist. by: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of
MERCK & CO., INC.,Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889, USA

For patent information: www.merck.com/product/patent/home.html

The trademarks depicted herein are owned by their respective companies.

Copyright 2006-2018 Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary ofMerck & Co., Inc.
All rights reserved.

Revised: 10/2018

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