Human Papillomavirus Type 16

Information about Human Papillomavirus Type 16

Human papillomavirus type 16 uses

Human Papillomavirus Type 16 is used to prevent pre cancerous anal lesions, pre cancerous genital lesions, cervical cancer, anal cancer and genital warts.

How human papillomavirus type 16 works

Human papillomavirus type 16 is a vaccine. It helps to develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.

Common side effects of human papillomavirus type 16

Nausea, Headache, Rash, Joint pain, Vomiting, Fever, Urticaria, Abdominal pain, Itching, Injection site reaction, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain.

Available Medicine for Human Papillomavirus Type 16

No medicine available

Content on this page was last updated on 21 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)