Tazorac Gel (Tazarotene)

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Tazarotene 0.05%
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: February 13, 2022

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 Gel (tazarotene) online?

Tazorac Gel (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 Gel (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 Gel Cost

How much does Tazorac Gel (tazarotene) cost?

Tazorac Gel (30g) –

  • Average US retail price – $581.22
  • Our price – $87.00
  • At CanadianPharmacyOnline.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low.

    You can view the Tazorac Gel cost savings above with the price comparison of brand Tazorac Gel 0.1% between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

What is the lowest price of Tazorac Gel per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $2.53/unit for Tazorac 0.1% Gel

Is this price for Tazorac Gel 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 Gel 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 Gel Coupon

Is there a coupon for Tazorac Gel available?

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

Tazorac Gel Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Tazorac Gel available?

Tazorac Gel is not available as a generic alternative.

How much cheaper is generic Tazorac Gel?

There is currently no generic alternative.

What is the difference between brand and generic Tazorac Gel?

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 Gel (Tazarotene)

What is Tazorac Gel?

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


What is Tazorac gel used for? 

It is indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis of up to 20% body surface area and mild to moderate acne vulgaris.

How does it work?

It is a prodrug that is activated by de-esterification. Upon activation, it exerts its anti-acne effects by binding to all three members of retinoic acid receptors.


How do I take Tazorac Gel?

Use face lotion one hour before using this medication. Wash face and make sure it is completely dry before applying a thin layer to the affected area. 

What dosages are available?

Tazorac Gel is available in brand 0.1% formulation.

What is the recommended dosage?

Use Tazorac Gel as directed by your physician, but generally it is dosed once daily in the evening.

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 Gel?

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 Gel 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 Gel?

Some common side effects include:

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

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 Gel 


How should this medication be stored?

Store 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 Gel 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 this gel as it can help prevent dry skin.

Does Tazorac make your skin peel?

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

Is Tazorac Gel OTC?

No, it requires a prescription from a physician.

Does Tazorac make you break out?

It 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.