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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you or your child this vaccine. It is given as a shot in the muscle of your upper arm or upper leg.
Your doctor may want you to stay for at least 15 minutes after receiving a shot of Gardasil® 9 to check for unwanted effects.
To get the best possible protection against infection with the HPV virus, you should complete the vaccine dosing schedule, even if you are not directly exposed to HPV.
This vaccine is usually given as 2 or 3 shots based on the brand. You or your child's dosing schedule will be specific to the brand of HPV vaccine.
This medicine comes with a patient information insert. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Read it again each time you receive a shot in case there is new information. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.