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Write-up: Information has been received from a licensed practical nurse concerning an 18 year old female with gastrooesophageal reflux, depression and a penicillin allergy who on 26-JUN-2007 was vaccinated intramuscularly with the first 0.5 ml dose of the GARDASIL (Lot # 658094/0524U). Concomitant therapy included LEXAPRO, SEASONALE and PROTONIX. Forty minutes after receiving the vaccination, the patient developed widespread hives and itching. The patient was evaluated in the local emergency room and was given intravenous steroid treatment. The patient was not admitted to the hospital. No laboratory or diagnostic tests were performed. The patient outcome was unknown. The licensed practical nurse considered the widespread hives and itching to be other important medical events. Additional information has been requested.
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