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Rhofade Patient assistance program

Is your Rhofade 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 Rhofade medication with our help.

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    Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
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    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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  • 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 Rhofade cost savings if eligible

The Rhofade 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 Rhofade, regardless of the retail price.

Am I eligible for the Rhofade patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Rhofade 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 Rhofade patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Rhofade 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 Rhofade.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Rhofade 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 Rhofade 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 Rhofade.

Is NiceRx a Rhofade coupon provider?

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

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

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Rhofade 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 Rhofade cost without insurance?

Rhofade prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Rhofade topical cream 1% typically costs $600 for 30 grams.

How much does Rhofade cost with insurance?

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

What is Rhofade?

Rhofade is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by EPI Health LLC. Rhofade cream is an alpha1A adrenoceptor agonist used to treat persistent facial erythema and facial redness associated with rosacea in adults. Rhofade works by shrinking blood vessels and helping to reduce irritation of the skin.

What doses of Rhofade are available?

Rhofade is available as a cream, in the following doses: Each gram of cream contains 10 mg of oxymetazoline hydrochloride, equivalent to 8.8 mg of oxymetazoline-free base.

Apply a small pea-sized amount once a day in a thin layer to cover the entire face. Wash hands after each application. Do not use this cream on open wounds or irritated skin. Rinse with water if this medicine gets in your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina. Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat and out of the reach of children or pets.

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.

Rhofade active ingredients

Rhofade contains oxymetazoline as the active ingredient.

Rhofade side effects

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

  • Application site dermatitis
  • Worsening inflammatory lesions of rosacea
  • Application site pruritus, erythema, or pain

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

  • Potentiation of vascular insufficiency
  • Acute narrow-angle glaucoma

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

Rhofade drug interactions

Rhofade can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Beta-blockers
  • Anti-hypertensives
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • MAO inhibitors

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Rhofade. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Rhofade contraindications

You should not use Rhofade if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient oxymetazoline
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Rhofade
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Rhofade if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Rhofade
  • Have cerebral or coronary insufficiency, Raynaud’s phenomenon, thromboangiitis obliterans, scleroderma, or Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk

Rhofade generic

Rhofade is the trademark brand name for oxymetazoline manufactured by EPI Health LLC. A generic version of oxymetazoline is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Rhofade 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.