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Epsolay Patient assistance program

Is your Epsolay medication too expensive? Start receiving your medication for only $49 per month.*

Complete a free online enrollment application to find out if you’re eligible to pay only $49 per month for your Epsolay medication with our help.

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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

An introduction to NiceRx

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  • An introduction to NiceRx
  • Next steps after qualifying
  • Uploading documents and billing
  • SSN & billing information
  • Medication delivery time

How it works

  • Apply Online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.

  • Qualification

    NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are qualified. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free and you only pay our service fee.

  • Upload Documents

    You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.

  • Application Created

    Your application is created and sent to your doctor for signature. At this stage, you will be billed $49 and will not be billed again until you receive your first medication delivery.

  • Receive Medication

    Your application is sent to the pharmaceutical company. You will be billed again once you receive your medication. We handle the entire ordering process including requesting ongoing refills.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Epsolay cost savings if eligible

The Epsolay patient assistance program can provide your medication for free. We simply charge $49 per month for each medication to cover the cost of our services. With NiceRx, you will only pay $49 to obtain your Epsolay, regardless of the retail price.

Am I eligible for the Epsolay patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Epsolay assistance you can apply online using our enrollment application. Each pharmaceutical company sets its eligibility criteria, and we will review your application individually to determine if you may be eligible. The three main factors to consider are:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the Epsolay patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Epsolay patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our online enrollment application. We will ask you for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income as this information is required by the pharmaceutical companies. We may be able to help you apply for other patient assistance programs too, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Epsolay.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Epsolay assistance. If so, we will handle the full enrollment process for you and prepare all required documents for your healthcare provider to sign. Once you are successfully enrolled in the Epsolay patient assistance program, we will help you manage your prescription refills by requesting refills on your behalf throughout your enrollment period. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated information and seek to re-enroll you so you can continue to access affordable Epsolay.

Is NiceRx an Epsolay coupon provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Epsolay patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Epsolay 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 Epsolay coupons, discount cards, or Epsolay copay cards.

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

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Epsolay medication. We may also be able to help if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. Whether you have insurance or not, apply online using our enrollment application to find out more.

How much does Epsolay cost without insurance?

Epsolay prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Epsolay topical cream 5% typically costs $510 for 30 grams.

How much does Epsolay cost with insurance?

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

What is Epsolay?

Epsolay cream is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea (papulopustular rosacea or PPR) in adult patients.

It is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Sol-Gel Technologies, Ltd and Galderma. FDA approval of Epsolay is based on data from clinical trials that evaluated the safety and efficacy of Epsolay compared to vehicles in people with inflammatory lesions of rosacea. The endpoints in trials were the number of subjects with treatment success and the absolute change from baseline in lesion counts at Week 12.

The benzoyl peroxide in Epsolay uses microencapsulation technology within silica-based microcapsules. The silica-based shell releases benzoyl peroxide safely over a period of time.

What doses of Epsolay are available?

Epsolay is available in cream form, in the following doses: 50mg in 1g.

Apply Epsolay to clean and dry skin on your face once daily. Spread a thin layer over each area of your face. Avoid contact with your eyes, lips, and mouth.

Please read the prescribing information and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Epsolay active ingredients

Epsolay contains benzoyl peroxide as the active ingredient.

Epsolay side effects

The most common adverse reactions of Epsolay in clinical trials include:

  • Pain, redness, itching, and swelling (edema) at the application site

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

  • Severe hypersensitivity reactions, allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis and angioedema
  • Skin irritation, contact dermatitis
  • Erythema, scaling, dryness, stinging, and burning
  • Photosensitivity

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

Epsolay drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Epsolay, 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.

Epsolay contraindications

You should not use Epsolay if you:

  • Are allergic to benzoyl peroxide products
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Epsolay

Talk to your doctor before using Epsolay if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Epsolay
  • Have other skin problems
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is not known if Epsolay passes into your breastmilk

Epsolay generic

Epsolay is the trademark brand name for benzoyl peroxide manufactured by Sol-Gel Technologies, Ltd and Galderma. A generic version of benzoyl peroxide is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Epsolay savings through NiceRx.

*Qualifying persons may obtain medications directly from patient assistance programs without any out-of-pocket cost (or for less than $49 per medication). However, our monthly flat rate of just $49 per medication spares you the hassle of tracking the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

Enrollees enjoy a full-service solution, as NiceRx assists them and their physicians with the entire process. We prepare all required documents for the physician to sign, help enrollees manage all prescription refills, monitor eligibility criteria, and maintain enrollment.

**If you do not receive medications because you were determined to be ineligible for the prescription assistance by the applicable pharmaceutical companies and you have a letter of denial, we will refund any fees you paid toward medications for which you did not qualify to receive prescription assistance (“Refund”).

To receive a refund, you must send the letter of denial to us by fax to 888-517-7444, or by e-mail to [email protected] within 30 days of your receipt of such letter. The Refund is your sole and exclusive remedy for any fees you may wish to dispute.

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.