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Renova Patient assistance program

Is your Renova 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 Renova medication with our help.

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  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf
  • Secure: Your personal and medical information is safe with us
  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf

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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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 Renova cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Renova patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Renova prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Renova patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Renova patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which are set by the pharmaceutical companies, however, the factors considered by most programs 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 Renova patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Renova patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Renova. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Renova assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the Renova patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Renova medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Renova coupons provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Renova patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Renova manufacturer coupons, Renova discounts, or free Renova samples. We are not a Renova coupon provider or Renova discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Renova if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Renova patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Renova medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.

How much does Renova cost without insurance?

Renova cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Renova topical cream 0.02% usually costs $60 for 20 grams. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Renova cost with insurance?

The copay for Renova with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

What is Renova?

Renova is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Janssen Ortho LLC. The generic name for Renova is tretinoin, a type of vitamin A that helps your skin renew itself. Renova Cream will help treat, fine wrinkles/fine lines, spotty skin discoloration, and skin that feels rough. It will not completely cure wrinkles or repair sun-damaged skin.

What doses of Renova are available?

Renova is available in cream form, in the following doses: 0.2mg in 1 gram.

Use Renova as recommended by your doctor. Do not use more or apply it more often than prescribed, as this will not make it work faster, and may increase your side effects. Do not use this medicine on open wounds or on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or irritated skin.

Renova cream is for daily use. Before applying, wash your face with a mild soap or cleanser, pat the skin dry, and wait 20 to 30 minutes before applying the cream. Apply a small pea-sized amount of cream to cover your entire face. You may feel a warmth or slight stinging when the cream is first applied. Avoid your eyes, ears, nostrils, or mouth. Renova may cause severe redness, itching, burning, stinging, and peeling if applied to these areas. Do not wash the treated area for at least 1 hour after applying Renova, and avoid using other skin products on the area for at least 1 hour too.

Renova should be used as part of a skin care program that includes avoiding sunlight and using an effective sunscreen (min SPF 15) and protective clothing. Renova can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and you may sunburn as a result. Also, avoid electrolysis, waxing, and chemical depilatories for hair removal on the treated areas while using this product.

It may take up to several weeks before you notice an improvement in your skin. Effects of this medication will appear slowly, with most improvement seen in the first 6 months of use. Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Renova active ingredients

Renova contains the active ingredient tretinoin, which belongs to a class of medications called retinoids.

Renova side effects

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

  • Warmth or stinging where the cream was applied
  • Changes in the color of skin

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

  • Severe burning
  • Stinging
  • Irritation
  • Severe redness
  • Swelling
  • Blistering
  • Peeling, or crusting

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

Renova drug interactions

Renova can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, resorcinol, or salicylic acid – these products can cause severe skin irritation if used with Renova
  • Other drugs that may increase your sensitivity to sunlight such as ciprofloxacin, tetracyclines, hydrochlorothiazide, sulfamethoxazole, and phenothiazines

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Renova.

Renova contraindications

You should not use Renova if you:

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

Talk to your doctor before using Renova if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Renova
  • Have eczema
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Renova generic

Renova is the trademark brand name for tretinoin manufactured by Janssen Ortho LLC. A generic version of tretinoin is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Renova 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 down the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program.

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.