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Genital wart is not nice. Neither is Cervical Cancer nor Vaginal Cancer. Now a vaccine is available to prevent these diseases. Gardasil vaccine is intended for girls and women 9 to 26 years of age for the prevention in cases where HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18 are involved. It does not work in patients already afflicted with the ailments. Gardasil comes in 0.5ml single-dose vials as well as pre-filled syringe (refrigeration required). Administration is intramuscular. Three doses are required: 0, 2, and 6 months. Protection is for at least 5 years. It is not known if booster dose is required. There are no known drug interactions. Adverse effects include injection site reactions and fever.