Is NiceRx a Tazorac coupon provider?
NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Tazorac patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Tazorac samples. This will likely save you more money than if you were to use Tazorac coupons, discount cards, or Tazorac copay cards.
Tazorac 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.
How much does Tazorac cost without insurance?
Tazorac prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Tazorac topical gel 0.05% typically costs $450 for 30 grams.
How much does Tazorac cost with insurance?
The copay for Tazorac will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Tazorac with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Tazorac?
Tazorac is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Allergan. Tazorac cream 0.05% and 0.1% is used to treat plaque psoriasis topically. Tazorac Cream 0.1% is used for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
What doses of Tazorac are available?
Tazorac is available in cream form, in the following doses: 0.05% and 0.1%.
Apply a thin layer to the affected area only once daily in the evening. If you are using Tazorac to treat acne, wash and dry the affected area(s). Wash your hands after applying. Wash the cream off areas you do not need to treat to prevent skin irritation. Do not apply to areas of skin affected by other skin conditions such as eczema as it may cause severe irritation. Do not get this medication in your eyes or mouth. If you are using a moisturizer cream or lotion, apply it at least an hour before applying this medication.
Tazorac may make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun, and avoid tanning beds and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
Always speak with your healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Tazorac active ingredients
Tazorac contains tazarotene, a retinoid, as the active ingredient.
Tazorac side effects
The most common side effects of Tazorac in clinical trials include:
- Pruritus, erythema, and burning
- Dry skin
- Contact dermatitis
- Worsening of psoriasis
- Skin pain, rash
- Dryness and flaking, skin redness, sun sensitivity
In rare instances, Tazorac can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Skin rash or cracking, discoloration or bleeding of the skin
- Embryo-fetal toxicity – females of child-bearing potential should have a negative pregnancy test within 2 weeks before starting treatment and use a method of contraception during treatment
- Photosensitivity and risk for sunburn – use with caution if you are also taking drugs known to be photosensitizers
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Tazorac against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Tazorac to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tazorac drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Tazorac, 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.
You should not use Tazorac if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient tazarotene
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Tazorac
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – use effective birth control while you’re using Tazorac
Talk to your doctor before using Tazorac if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tazorac
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Tazorac is the trademark brand name for tazarotene manufactured by Allergan. A generic version of tazarotene is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Tazorac 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.