Tazorac Cream (Tazarotene)

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Tazarotene 0.1%
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals


Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Tazorac Cream (tazarotene) online?

Tazorac Cream (tazarotene) can be ordered online through CanadianPharmacyOnline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Tazorac Cream (tazarotene) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Tazorac Cream Cost

How much does Tazorac Cream (tazarotene) cost?

Tazorac Cream 0.1% (Brand) – 30g

  • Average US retail price – $574.05
  • Our price – $95.00

Tazarotene Cream 0.1% (Generic) –

  • Average US retail price (30g) – $359.65
  • Our price (20g) – $55.00

At CanadianPharmacyOnline.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Tazorac Cream cost savings above with the price comparison of brand and generic Tazorac Cream 0.1% between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

What is the lowest price of Tazorac Cream per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $2.25/unit for generic Tazorac 0.1% Cream (Tazarotene)

Is this price for Tazorac Cream without insurance?

The prices listed above are without insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However, we will provide you an official receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer. We are also unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Tazorac Cream cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada and from other countries we source medication from are negotiated and regulated. The US is a free market economy which is how the price differs since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we are able to offer lower prices to our patients as we utilize medications from these countries. 

Tazorac Cream Coupon

Is there a coupon for Tazorac Cream available?

Sorry, we do not have a Tazorac Cream Coupon at this time.

Tazorac Cream Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Tazorac cream available?

A generic alternative is available.

How much cheaper is generic Tazorac Cream?

Generic Tazorac Cream (Tazarotene) is $40 cheaper than brand Tazorac Cream at a quantity of 20g.

What is the difference between brand and generic Tazorac cream?

There is no difference between generic and brand Tazorac Cream. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation. 


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

Standard shipping is free.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Tazorac Cream (Tazarotene)

What is Tazorac Cream?

Tazorac Cream is a prescription medication that is classified as a anti-acne, retinoid cream.


What is Tazorac Cream used for? 

It is indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis and acne vulgaris. 

How does it work?

When activated from the pro-drug from by de-esterification, it exerts ant-acne effects by binding to all three members of the retinoic acid receptors. 


How do I take Tazorac Cream? 

Use Tazorac cream as directed by your physician, generally it is dosed once daily in the evening. Use a thin layer applied to the affected area. 

What dosages are available?

Tazorac Cream is available in brand 0.05% and 0.1% and generic as 0.1%.

What is the recommended dosage?

Generally it is dosed once daily but take as directed by your doctor.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 1 application per day.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your regular dosing schedule, do not apply an extra dose to make up for the missed dose. 

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Tazorac Cream?

If you are a woman of child bearing potential you should be using an effective form of birth control as Tazorac is a known teratogenic substance that can cause fetal harm. Before starting this therapy you should have a negative pregnancy test within 2 weeks prior to starting treatment. 

If you experience localized skin irritation, excessive burning, redness or peeling, you should discontinue until the skin has normalized then continue using the medication at a reduced dosing interval or if you are using it for psoriasis you may switch to the lower concentration. 

Tazorac Cream can increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun. Patients are advised to avoid excessive sun exposure and if it can not be avoided ensure that adequate sun protection is used (sunscreen, clothing).

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Tazorac Cream?

Some common side effects include:

  • Pruritus (itching)
  • Dry skin 
  • Erythema (redness)
  • Burning 

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

No clinically significant drug interactions are known with Tazorac Cream 


How should this medication be stored?

Store Tazorac Cream at room temperature.

Pharmacist Tips

  • If you are a woman of child bearing potential it is imperative that you utilize effective forms of birth control while utilizing this medication as it can potentially cause fetal harm. 
  • If you are using this medication for psoriasis, ensure that the medication is only applied to the affected lesions, avoid healthy skin. 
  • Using moisturizers can help avoid dry skin 
  • This medication can make you burn easier in the sun, make sure to use adequate sun protection to prevent burning if you cannot avoid excessive exposure. 

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Tazorac Cream FAQ

How long does it take for Tazorac to work?

In the clinical studies some patients noticed improvement of symptoms within 1 to 2 weeks, however some patients took up to 12 weeks. 

Can I use moisturizer with Tazorac?

Yes, it is actually encouraged for patients to utilize moisturizer while using Tazorac cream as it can help prevent dry skin. 

Does Tazorac make your skin peel?

One of the common side effects associated with Tazorac Cream is skin peeling. If it becomes significant with daily utilization of the cream, you should discontinue usage until your skin normalizes and then restart at a reduced interval. 

Is Tazorac Cream OTC?

No, Tazorac cream requires a prescription from a physician.

Does Tazorac make you break out?

Tazorac cream can cause desquamation, or skin peeling but patients do not often report increases in acne symptoms.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.