A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this vaccine. It is given as a shot in the muscle of your upper arm or upper leg.
To get the best possible protection against infection with the HPV virus, you should complete the vaccine dosing schedule, even if you are not directly exposed to HPV.
This vaccine is usually given as three shots. You will need another dose at 2 months and 6 months after the first dose, unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
This medicine needs to be given on a fixed schedule. If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.