Gardasil Shot / Genital Wart Treatment

Gardasil Side Effects

GARDASIL Side Effects

Vaccine safety is an important part of history of any new drug or treatment. That is why Merck and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are required to continuously monitor the safety of Gardasil.

What would be the probable side effects of Gardasil?

These are most common Gardasil side effects of

  • Pain, swelling, itching, bruising and redness at the injection site
  • Headaches
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Fainting

GARDASIL side effects happen after receiving the shot. Sometimes, people may faint and injure themselves. For this reason, your child’s doctor may ask your child to sit or lie down for 15 minutes after receiving Gardasil. Some people shake are weak or stiff. This may require evaluation or treatment by a physician or the health of your child.
Tell your child’s doctor if any of the following problems exist because these may be signs of an allergic reaction:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Shortness of breath (bronchospasm)
  • Hives
  • Rash

Tell your child’s doctor or pharmacist if your child complains of any of these Gardasil side effects:

  • Swollen glands (neck, armpit or groin)
  • Joint pain
  • Unusual tiredness, weakness or confusion
  • Chills
  • Malaise
  • Leg Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain in the chest
  • Muscle pain
  • Muscle weakness
  • Cramps
  • Stomach pain
  • Bleeding or bruising easily than what is normal
  • Skin infection

Contact doctor or health care provider right away if your child has one or more of these symptoms affect you, even several months after your child receives the vaccine.

Can you get HPV or any disease from Gardasil caused by HPV?

No, you can not get HPV or any disease by HPV Gardasil Shot. Instead GARDASIL contains a protein that is produced by the immune system of the body that produces antibodies against HPV infection, without a carrier. For more information on Gardasil side effects, talk with doctor or health care professional for your child.

GARDASIL should nots?

People should not use Gardasil if you have or have ever had:

  • Allergic reactions after given a dosage of Gardasil.
  • Severe allergic reaction to yeast, the amorphous aluminum phosphate-hydroxy sulfate, polysorbate 80.

What should the doctor tell my child before she gets the Gardasil shot?

Tell your child’s physician or pharmacist if your child:

  • Are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant. GARDASIL is not advised for use in pregnant women.
  • Have immune problems, such as HIV infection, cancer, or your child is taking drugs that affect the immune system.
  • Greater than 100 ° F has fever (37.8 ° C).
  • An allergic reaction to a different dose of Gardasil.
  • Takes any medications, including over the counter.


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