Gardasil Vaccine is given to both males and females aged 9 to 26. To protect against illnesses caused by specific types of human papillomavirus HPV, such as precancerous lesions in the cervix, vulva, vagina, anus, cervical cancer, anal cancer, and genital warts.
Individuals who experience allergic reactions after receiving Gardasil Vaccine should not receive further doses of Gardasil Injection. Additionally, if an individual is experiencing a high fever at the time of vaccination, it should be postponed until they have fully recovered.
Common adverse effects of Gardasil include injection site reactions such as pain, redness, swelling, itching, bruising, bleeding, and lumps, as well as headaches, fever, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and sore throat. If these symptoms persist or cause discomfort, it is recommended to consult with a doctor for guidance on managing any side effects.
It is not safe to use Gardasil Injection in children under 9 years old as its safety and effectiveness have not been confirmed.
Gardasil Vaccine prevents human papillomavirus (HPV) and related diseases in women and men aged 9 to 26 years.
Gardasil Vaccine works by boosting the body's immunity against certain strains of human papillomavirus. Gardasil Injection is not effective against all types of HPV, only the ones included in the vaccine. The Gardasil Vaccine is usually administered in two or three doses via injection, spaced out over a few months, by a medical professional. It is important to complete all doses to be fully protected. The Gardasil has been deemed safe with benefits that far outweigh any potential risks.
Gardasil Injection provides protection against HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18, which are responsible for most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.
Gardasil offers protection against anal cancer and cancer of the oropharynx (middle part of the throat) in both males and females.
Gardasil Vaccine reduces the risk of developing cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer in females.
Gardasil Vaccine is administered as a muscle injection by a healthcare professional in a hospital or clinic setting, typically in the shoulder or thigh. It should not be self-administered and it is important to keep track of vaccination records and consult with a doctor if any doses are missed.
Gardasil Injection is used to prevent certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. The Gardasil Vaccine works by activating the body's immune system to create a defence against specific strains of HPV, thus preventing infection and lowering the likelihood of cancer. It is worth noting that while Gardasil can greatly decrease the risk of HPV-related cancers, it may not provide protection against all HPV strains, so it is important to continue getting regular cancer screenings.
It is generally not recommended to drink alcohol while taking Gardasil Injection. It may increase the risk of liver damage. it is best to avoid alcohol or limit your alcohol consumption while taking any medication.
Gardasil Injection should only be given to pregnant women if deemed necessary after a thorough consultation to evaluate the potential benefits and risks. A treatment plan should be established and closely monitored for any potential side effects. Studies in animals have indicated minimal or no harm to the developing fetus.
Gardasil Injection may cause dizziness, fatigue, and difficulty concentrating and coordinating, which may affect your ability to drive a vehicle safely. It is important to follow your doctor's instructions and take necessary precautions such as avoiding driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you suffer from the side effects of this Gardasil.
It is not recommended to breastfeed while taking Gardasil Vaccine. Gardasil Injection may pass into breast milk and harm the infant. If you are breastfeeding and taking Gardasil Vaccine, it is important to talk to your doctor about the possible risks and benefits of continuing to breastfeed. Your doctor will be able to help you make the best decision for you and your baby's health.
Gardasil should be used with caution in patients with Kidney disease. It is important that patients with kidney disease closely monitor kidney function while taking Gardasil Vaccine and report any unusual symptoms or changes in kidney function to their doctor. The dose of Gardasil Injection may need to be adjusted in patients with kidney disease.
Gardasil Vaccine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. It is important that patients with liver disease closely monitor liver function while taking Gardasil and report any unusual symptoms or changes in liver function to their doctor. The dose of Gardasil may need to be adjusted in patients with liver disease.
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