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Brand name: Cervarix TM

Active ingredients: human papillomavirus bivalent vaccine

What it is used for

CERVARIX is indicated in females from 10 to 45 years of age for the prevention of persistent infection, premalignant cervical lesions and cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18. lmmunogenicity studies have been conducted in females aged 10 to 14 years and 26 to 45 years to link efficacy in females aged 15 to 25 years to other populations (See Precautions and Clinical Trials).

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intramuscular
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Turbid liquid after shaking. White deposit and colourless supernatant after sedimentation

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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