All medicines, including vaccines, can have side effects the reactions people have had after the hpv vaccine have been similar to reactions after other vaccines the most common side effects of vaccination are pain, redness and/or swelling at the site of injection. A prominent anti-vaccine web site has promoted heartbreaking stories of illnesses and deaths which they say are a direct result of the gardasil vaccine, but the causal links are just speculation. Over 100 million doses of hpv vaccines were distributed in the united states from june 2006 through december 2017 to date, most of cdc's hpv vaccine safety monitoring and research has focused on gardasil because it has accounted for the majority of hpv vaccine doses distributed in the united states. Vaers receives unconfirmed reports of possible side effects following the use of gardasil and all vaccines licensed in the us vaers reports are regularly reviewed for safety concerns or trends.
Gardasil, also known as gardisil or silgard or recombinant human papillomavirus vaccine [types 6, 11, 16, 18], is a vaccine for use in the prevention of certain strains of human papillomavirus (hpv), specifically hpv types 6, 11, 16 and 18. Vaccine safety information learn how cdc works to ensure the safety of vaccines safety monitoring in vaers post-licensure vaccine safety monitoring using vaers. Gardasil, sometimes referred to as the human papilloma virus (hpv) vaccine, is administered in three shots over the course of six months, supposedly to protect against hpv infection and its complications, including cervical cancers in women.
These mild side effects may occur more often after gardasil 9 vaccination than after gardasil women and girls who received gardasil 9 reported higher rates of swelling and redness where the shot was given than those who received gardasil. The most common side effects of the hpv vaccine are minor: about one in 10 people will have a mild fever after the injection about one person in 30 will get itching at the injection site. Gardasil was the first hpv vaccine approved for use in the us the vaccine manufactured by merck gained fda approval on june 8, 2006 gardasil only protected against diseases caused by hpv types 6, 11, 16 and 18.
Safety and side effects help protect them with the hpv vaccine your child could be one less at risk for certain hpv-related cancers and diseases. Of 7,802 reports after gardasil vaccination in the us as of april 20, 2008, less than 7 percent reported adverse events were considered serious, about half of the average for vaccines overall. All three vaccines can prevent most cases of cervical cancer if given before a girl or woman is exposed to the virus in addition, all three vaccines can prevent vaginal and vulvar cancer in women, and gardasil and gardasil 9 can prevent genital warts and anal cancer in women and men.
Hpv vaccine side effects very common side effects of the hpv vaccine more than 1 in 10 people who have the gardasil hpv vaccine experience: redness, swelling or pain at the site of the injection - the most common side effect, but it should wear off within a couple of days. Gardasil: i thought i did enough research - i was wrong by karen, county louth, republic of ireland sanevaxorg my daughter laura has just turned 17 and is without doubt another girl whose life is ruined as a result of the hpv vaccine gardasil. Gardasil [human papillomavirus quadrivalent (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) vaccine, recombinant] intramuscular administration is a vaccine used to prevent cancer of the anus, abnormal tissue growth of the anus, or genital warts. Us pediatricians sound alarm on gardasil hpv vaccine dangers the american college of pediatricians (acp) is a national organization of pediatricians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of children.
Gardasil ® 9 (human papillomavirus 9-valent vaccine, recombinant) helps protect girls and women ages 9 to 26 against cervical, vaginal, vulvar, and anal cancers and genital warts caused by 9 types of hpv. And so while japan has put a halt on recommending hpv vaccines while doctors and researchers investigate reports of serious adverse effects, even as lawsuits mount in other countries outside of the us (you cannot sue drug companies in the us by law for vaccine damages), the us president and government are pushing for increased vaccination. The hpv vaccine is a series of three shots over six months given to protect against hpv infection and other problems that hpv can cause two kinds of vaccines are currently available, cervarix and. Between may 2009 and september 2010, 16 deaths after gardasil vaccination were reported for that timeframe, there were also 789 reports of serious gardasil adverse reactions, including 213 cases of permanent disability and 25 diagnosed cases of guillain barre syndrome, judicial watch reported.