Know When to Discuss HPV Vaccination With Adults Over Age 26
You'll hear debate about whether women over 26 should get vaccinated to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV).
Gardasil 9 and Cervarix are approved for women up to age 45...but they're more commonly promoted for ages 9 to 26.
Experts advise "shared clinical decision-making" for HPV vaccination in patients ages 27 to 45. Evidence suggests only limited benefit for these patients...but vaccine risks are low.