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Australia's Drug Gardasil Said To Cause Numerous Side Effects

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Australian developed Gardasil to protect women against the human papillomavirus has been shown in a study to cause side effects among thousands of women in the United States. The drug, developed by Australia's CSL, has been given to millions of young Australian women as part of a national campaign against HPV. The three-shot regiment has led to blood clots, dizziness, fainting and nausea in more than 12,000 U.S. women, according the published study. Australian doctors caution, however, that the number of reactions is still relatively low when one considers millions of women receive the vaccine. (Click here for more



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