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Gardasil® (Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus [Types 6, 11, 16, and 18] Recombinant Vaccine) is a medication licensed to prevent cervical cancer, vulvar and vaginal cancer, genital warts, and other conditions caused by certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) in girls and women age 9 to 26. It is also approved to prevent genital warts in boys and men age 9 to 26. Recently, the vaccine was also approved to prevent anal cancer, as well as precancerous anal lesions, in males and females age 9 to 26.
 
Gardasil comes in the form of an injection that must be administered by your healthcare provider. Possible side effects include dizziness, nausea, and reactions at the injection site.
 
(For more information, click Gardasil. This article offers an overview of how Gardasil works, dosing guidelines, and general precautions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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