What is GARDASIL and what is it used for?
GARDASIL is a vaccine (injection/shot) that helps protect against the following diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Types in the vaccine (6, 11, 16, and 18):
- Cervical cancer (cancer of the lower end of the uterus or womb).
- Abnormal and precancerous cervical lesions.
- Abnormal and precancerous vaginal lesions.
- Abnormal and precancerous vulvar lesions.
- Genital warts.
GARDASIL helps prevent these diseases – but it will not treat them.
You or your child cannot get these diseases from GARDASIL.
Who can recieve GARDASIL?
GARDASIL is for girls and women 9 through 26 years of age. For More information on GARDASIL, please download the PDF