Vaccine, human Papillomavirus 9-valent

Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Human papillomavirus infection, prevention
Adult: 3 doses of 0.5 mL each given at 0, 2, and 6 months in the deltoid region of the upper arm or in higher anterolateral area of thigh. All doses should be given within a 1-year period.
Child: 9-14 years 2 doses of 0.5 mL each given at 0, and 6-12 months in the deltoid region of the upper arm or in higher anterolateral area of thigh. Administer 3rd dose, if 2nd dose is given at <5 months after the 1st dose. ≥15 years Same as adult dose.
Special Precautions
Patient with coagulation disorders (including thrombocytopenia), impaired immune responsiveness. Postpone vaccination in patients with severe acute febrile illness. Children. Pregnancy and lactation. Not indicated for the treatment of active HPV infection, cervical cancer, high-grade cervical, vulvar, and vaginal dysplastic lesions or genital warts. Not a substitute for routine cervical or anal cancer screening.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Inj site reactions (e.g. pain, redness, bruising, swelling); fever, syncope, headache.
Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea.
General disorders and administration site conditions: Fatigue.
Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders: Myalgia.
Nervous system disorders: Dizziness.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Pruritus.
Potentially Fatal: Hypersensitivity reactions (e.g. anaphylaxis).
Patient Counseling Information
This drug may cause dizziness, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
Monitoring Parameters
Monitor for hypersensitivity reactions 15 minutes after admin. Perform gynaecological exam, papillomavirus test, and cervical or anal cancer screening post-vaccination.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of bleeding with anticoagulants. Decreased immune response with immunosuppressive therapies (e.g. high dose corticosteroids).
Description: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent vaccine is a non-infectious adjuvanted vaccine produced by recombinant technology. It contains inactive virus-like particles (VLP) of the major capsid L1 protein from the same 4 HPV types (6, 11, 16 and 18) found in quadrivalent vaccine and 5 additional types (31, 33, 45, 52, 58) thereby facilitating the production of neutralizing antibodies and development of humoral immune response to prevent premalignant anogenital lesions and cancers, and genital warts caused by HPV.
Store between 2-8°C. Do not freeze. Protect from light. Stable for 72 hours below 25°C.
Any unused portions or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
MIMS Class
Vaccines, Antisera & Immunologicals
ATC Classification
J07BM - Papillomavirus vaccines ; Used for active immunizations.
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