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Recombinant Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Quadrivalent Vaccine

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The HPV quadrivalent vaccine protects against infection with low-risk HPV types 6 and 11, which cause most genital warts, and against high-risk HPV types 16 and 18, which cause several types of precancers and cancer.

US Brand Name(s)
FDA Approved
No longer available in the U.S.

FDA label information for this drug is available at DailyMed.

Use in Cancer

The HPV quadrivalent vaccine is used in individuals aged 9 to 26 years to prevent:

The recombinant HPV quadrivalent vaccine is no longer available in the United States. It is still used in other countries.

More About Recombinant Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Quadrivalent Vaccine

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

MedlinePlus Information on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine - A lay language summary of important information about this drug that may include the following:

  • warnings about this drug,
  • what this drug is used for and how it is used,
  • what you should tell your doctor before using this drug,
  • what you should know about this drug before using it,
  • other drugs that may interact with this drug, and
  • possible side effects.

Drugs are often studied to find out if they can help treat or prevent conditions other than the ones they are approved for. This patient information sheet applies only to approved uses of the drug. However, much of the information may also apply to unapproved uses that are being studied.

Research Results and Related Resources

Despite Proven Safety of HPV Vaccines, More Parents Have Concerns

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines

HPV and Cancer

Large Study Confirms that HPV Vaccine Prevents Cervical Cancer

HPV Vaccine May Provide Men with “Herd Immunity” against Oral HPV Infections

The HPV Vaccine: Increasing the Use of an Important Cancer Prevention Tool

Cancer Prevention Message Is Key for HPV Vaccination Discussions with Parents

Clinical Trials Accepting Patients

Find Clinical Trials for Recombinant Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent Vaccine - Check for trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.

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