Gardasil Overview


Gardasil is a vaccine that is used for males and females to help protect against diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV). 

Gardasil can help prevent cervical cancer, genital warts, and other conditions caused by 4 types of HPV.

The vaccine, which is given as a series of three injections, does not protect against all types of HPV; however, it does protect against some of the most common types. 

Common side effects include pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site.



Gardasil Drug Class

Gardasil is part of the drug class: