Human papillomavirus vaccine recombinant quadrivalent - Merck

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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: 17 Jan 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator CSL; The University of Queensland
  • Developer Banyu; CSL; Merck & Co; Merck Sharp & Dohme; National Cancer Institute (USA); The EMMES Corporation; University of Arkansas System; 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

  • 12 Dec 2017 AIDS Malignancy Consortium completes a phase II trial in Human papillomavirus infections (In adolescents, Prevention, In adults) in USA (IM) (NCT01209325)
  • 30 Aug 2017 Merck & Co completes a phase III trial for prevention of Human papilloma virus infection, Anal cancer, Anal intraepithelial neoplasia and Condylomata acuminata (In adolescents, In adults) in Japan (IM) (NCT01862874)
  • 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)
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