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Published: 1/2021

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
SILGARD 9 Aqueous Suspension for Intramuscular Injection Syringes
 Active ingredient:
Recombinant adsorbed 9-valent human papillomavirus virus-like particle vaccine(yeast origin)
 Dosage form:
suspending injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine produces antibody to prevent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52 and 58 in advance.
It is usually used to prevent HPV disease such as cervical cancer and its precancerous lesion, vulval intraepithelial neoplasia, vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia and condyloma acuminatum.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have obvious fever or acute diseases.
    If you are in inappropriate condition for vaccination.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for women aged 9 years or over, inject intramuscularly 3 times in total. The second dose is injected 2 months after the first dose and the third dose 6 months after the first dose.
  • Be sure to receive medical interview, temperature check and clinical examination before vaccination.
  • You may lose consciousness because of fear of or pain from injection after (mainly soon after) vaccination. Sit quietly in a place with backrest in the medical institution where you received vaccination for about 30 minutes after vaccination in order to avoid fall by loss consciousness.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Refrain from excessive exercise on the day of vaccination and maintain the injection site clean after vaccination.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include pain, swelling/burning, redness (erythema) in the injection site, headache, itch, fever, nausea, bleeding, mass, dizziness, feeling hot, fatigue, hypoesthesia, abdominal pain, internal hemorrhage, anesthesia, diarrhea, oropharyngeal pain and muscle pain. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • hives, breathing difficulty, clouding of consciousness [hypersensitivity reaction (anaphylaxis, bronchospasm, hives)]
  • weakness in limbs, decreased sensation of limbs, breathing difficulty [Guillain-Barre syndrome]
  • easy bruising, bleeding tendency, prolonged bleeding [thrombocytopenic purpura]
  • fever, double vision, limbs are difficult to move [acute disseminated encephalomyelitis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Contact with your doctor as soon as possible if the injection site becomes abnormal or you become aware of any change in your physical condition, high fever or convulsion.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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