Using Cervarix in ChildrenCervarix has been licensed for use in girls as young as 9 years old. Some people wonder why a vaccine used to prevent a sexually transmitted disease is given to such young girls. It is important to understand that it is ideal to give the vaccine to girls before they become sexually active.
Off-Label Cervarix UsesOn occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for something other than the purposes discussed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, using Cervarix in girls younger than 9 or older than 25 is an off-label use. Giving Cervarix to boys or men is also an off-label purpose.