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Is NiceRx an Aklief coupon provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Aklief patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Aklief samples. When obtaining your medication through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month per medication. This will likely save you more money than if you were to use Aklief coupons, discount cards, or Aklief copay cards.

Aklief patient assistance program

Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.

Can NiceRx help me get Aklief cheaper if I have insurance?

How much does Aklief cost without insurance?

Aklief prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Aklief topical cream 0.005% typically costs $680 for 45 grams.

How much does Aklief cost with insurance?

The copay for Aklief will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Aklief with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

What is Aklief?

Aklief (trifarotene) is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Galderma Laboratories, Inc. It is a retinoid, used to treat acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older.

What doses of Aklief are available?

Aklief is available in cream form, in the following doses: 0.005%.

Apply a thin layer of Aklief Cream to the affected areas of the face and/or trunk once a day, on clean and dry skin. Avoid contact with the eyes, lips, paranasal creases, mucous membranes, and skin areas with cuts, abrasions, eczema, or sunburned skin.

Use a mild, non-medicated soap, cleanser, or shampoo to prevent skin irritation while using this cream. Minimize your exposure to sunlight and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and protective clothing over treated areas when going outdoors.

Read the drug information provided and always speak with your healthcare provider for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Aklief active ingredients

Aklief contains trifarotene as the active ingredient.

Aklief side effects

The most common side effects of Aklief in clinical trials include:

  • Application site irritation
  • Application site pruritus
  • Sunburn

In rare instances, Aklief can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Skin irritation – erythema, scaling, dryness, and stinging – use a moisturizer

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Aklief against your risk of adverse effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Aklief to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Aklief drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Aklief, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medications including any supplements you are taking.

Aklief contraindications

You should not use Aklief if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient trifarotene
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Aklief

Talk to your doctor before using Aklief if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Aklief
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk

Aklief generic

Aklief is the trademark brand name for trifarotene manufactured by Galderma Laboratories, Inc. A generic version of trifarotene is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Aklief savings through NiceRx.

The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.