Human papillomavirus vaccine recombinant quadrivalent - Merck

Drug Profile

Human papillomavirus vaccine recombinant quadrivalent - Merck

Alternative Names: Gardasil; Human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, 18) L1 virus-like particle vaccine - Merck; Human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, 18) L1 VLP vaccine - Merck; Human papillomavirus quadrivalent (types 6, 11, 16, 18) recombinant vaccine - Merck; q HPV; Quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine - Merck; Silgard; V 501

Latest Information Update: 13 Jul 2017

$50 / €47 *
* $ price applies to USA, Canada and Latin America. € price applies to the rest of the world. Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

At a glance

  • Originator CSL; The University of Queensland
  • Developer Banyu; CSL; Merck & Co; Merck Sharp & Dohme; University of California at San Francisco
  • Class Cancer vaccines; Papillomavirus vaccines; Synthetic vaccines; Virus-like particle vaccines
  • Mechanism of Action Immunostimulants
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Anal cancer; Anal intraepithelial neoplasia; Cervical cancer; Gynaecological cancer; Human papillomavirus infections
  • Phase III Condylomata acuminata; Penile cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Apr 2017 Merck completes a phase III trial in Anal intraepithelial neoplasia (Prevention) in USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Spain, Germany and Taiwan (IM) (NCT00090285)
  • 16 Jan 2017 Merck initiates enrolment in a phase II trial for Human papillomavirus infections (Prevention) in Australia (IM) (NCT03000933)
  • 02 Jan 2017 Sanofi Pasteur MSD ended their joint venture and will separately pursue their vaccine strategies in Europe
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