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Retin-A Micro Patient assistance program

Is your Retin-A Micro 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 Retin-A Micro 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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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.

Your monthly Retin-A Micro cost savings if eligible

With our assistance, you could access the Retin-A Micro patient assistance program and obtain your medication for free. We only charge a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication for our services.

Am I eligible for Retin-A Micro patient assistance?

We review each Retin-A Micro enrollment application individually to determine if you are eligible. Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria and 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 Retin-A Micro patient assistance program?

Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Retin-A Micro patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Retin-A Micro, your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who will supply the medication, so it is important to make sure this information is accurate and up to date.

We will review the information that you have provided to determine whether you are eligible for patient assistance. If we can pre-qualify you for assistance, NiceRx will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. If you are approved by the pharmaceutical company, you will typically start receiving your medication in 6 – 8 weeks.

Is NiceRx a Retin-A Micro coupons provider?

NiceRx is not a Retin-A Micro coupon, Retin-A Micro discount card, or Retin-A Micro copay card provider. We do not offer Retin-A Micro manufacturer coupons, Retin-A Micro discounts, rebates, Retin-A Micro savings cards, trial offers, or free Retin-A Micro samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.

Can NiceRx help me get Retin-A Micro cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Retin-A Micro
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Retin-A Micro prescription
  • Your healthcare plan does not cover your medication
  • You do not have insurance

Please apply online to find out if we can help you.

How much does Retin-A Micro cost without insurance?

Without insurance, Retin-A Micro costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Retin-A Micro topical gel 0.04% will cost around $470 for 20 grams.

How much does Retin-A Micro cost with insurance?

The copay for Retin-A Micro will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.

What is Retin-A Micro?

Retin-A Micro gel (tretinoin gel) microsphere is an FDA-approved medication manufactured by Valeant Pharmaceuticals. It is a formulation containing tretinoin used to treat acne vulgaris. It may also help to decrease the severity of acne pimples and promote quick healing of pimples that do develop.

What doses of Retin-A Micro are available?

Retin-A Micro is available as a gel formulation, in the following doses: 0.1%, 0.08%, 0.06% and 0.04%.

Using your fingertips apply Retin-A Micro in the evening, once daily to the acne lesions, using enough to cover the affected area in a thin layer. Retin-A Micro should not be applied to the eyes, mouth, paranasal creases of the nose, and mucous membranes.

Sunlight, including sunlamps, should be avoided during treatment. If you have sunburn do not use the product until fully recovered. Use of sunscreen products (SPF 15 or higher) and protective clothing over treated areas are recommended when outdoors. Weather extremes, such as wind or cold, also may be irritating to the treated skin.

Abrasive soaps, cleansers, and products that have a strong drying effect, or with high concentrations of alcohol, or astringents, should be used with caution because of possible interaction with tretinoin. To reduce skin irritation, wash the treated skin gently, using a mild, non-medicated soap. Avoid washing the treated skin too often or scrubbing it too hard when washing.

Apply a topical moisturizer if dryness is a problem. Check labels for non-comedogenic or non-acnegenic when buying cosmetics, moisturizers, or other skin care products. Extra care should be taken with topical over-the-counter acne products containing benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, resorcinol, or salicylic acid.

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

Retin-A Micro active ingredients

The active ingredient of Retin-A Micro is tretinoin.

Retin-A Micro side effects

The most common side effects caused by Retin-A Micro include:

  • Skin dryness
  • Red, swollen, crusting, or blistered skin
  • erythema, peeling, dryness, burning/stinging, or itching

In rare instances, Retin-A Micro can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Severe irritation if used on eczema

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

Retin-A Micro drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Retin-A Micro, 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.

Retin-A Micro contraindications

You should not use Retin-A Micro if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient tretinoin
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Retin-A Micro
  • Are younger than 12 years of age

Talk to your doctor before using Retin-A Micro if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Retin-A Micro
  • Are allergic to vitamin A-related drugs (other retinoids such as isotretinoin)
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Retin-A Micro generic

Retin-A Micro is the trademark brand name for tretinoin manufactured by Valeant Pharmaceuticals. A generic version of tretinoin is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Retin-A Micro 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.