What is the Gardisil HPV Vaccine?


Gardasil is an FDA approved vaccination against the four most important types of HPV. It is an intramuscular injection that is given in a series of 3 injections (at 0,2, and 6 months) and is approved for use in women ages 9 to 26.

In the analysis of efficacy of the Gardasil vaccine in women who received all 3 vaccines within one year of enrollment 100% developed immunity to the 4 types in the vaccine.

GARDASIL is a registered trademark of Merck & Co., Inc.

Wendy Fried, M.D., FACOG, FACS, is an OB/Gyn with Northern Obstetrics and Gynecology, PC in North Hills, New York

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