Customer Service: 1-877-240-4438   Pharmacy: 604-581-4000

Tazorac (Tazarotene)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Tazorac0.05 %/30 gm
Tazorac0.1 %/30 gm

Generic Equivalent of Tazorac

No generic equivalents of Tazorac found.

  • DETAILS
  • SAFETY
  • REVIEWS

Is A Prescription Required To have Tazorac?

A Prescription is required to purchase Tazorac from verified online pharmacies Canadawide.

What Is Tazorac Used For?

Tazorac is a topical cream indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, acne and photodamage. It is also used to treat the signs and symptoms of premature aging due to overexposure of sun such as fine wrinkling, skin dryness, irregular or mottled pigmentation and liver spots on skin.

How Does Tazorac Work?

Tazorac is a preserved cream and contains Tazarotene as an active ingredient, which is a retinoid. Although the exact mechanism of action of this medication is not known, but it is believed to act by helping skin cells to grow normally. It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties against psoriasis and acne.

How Is Tazorac Supplied and Stored?

This medication is manufactured by Allergan and is available in the strengths of 0.1% w/w and 0.05% w/w in a collapsible aluminum tube of 30 g.

The medication should be stored at temperature from 15°C to 25°C. Keep the tube tightly closed when not in use. The medication should be kept out of reach and sight of children.

What Is the Average Cost of Tazorac?

Our online pharmacy is pleased to offer you Tazorac 0.05% 30 g at unbeatable price of $176 for a quantity of 2, which is $88 per unit. It is best to verify the price of drugs online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.com.

How Should I Use Tazorac?

Use Tazorac exactly as prescribed by your healthcare professional. Wash your hands before applying the medication, unless you are treating your hands for psoriasis. Be sure to completely clean and dry your skin before applying the cream on affected areas. Use enough cream to cover the affected areas with a thin film. Avoid application to normal skin as Tazorac is more irritating to normal skin. Do not cover the treatment areas with dressings or bandages. Excessive use of Tazorac will not provide faster or better results and can lead to severe discomfort or irritation.

What Should Be Avoided While Using Tazorac?

Weather extremes such as wind or cold may be more irritating to patients using Tazorac. Hence, such extreme weathers should be avoided. You should also avoid contact of Tazorac with eyes and mucus membranes, eyes, lips and nose. In case of contact, rinse thoroughly with large amounts of water. Also, avoid excessive exposure to sun, use of sunlamps as you may have a greater risk of getting sunburns during use of Tazorac. Always wear SPF 15 or greater and use protective clothing when going out. If you get sunburn, wait until full recovery before using Tazorac again.

Can Tazorac Be Used During Pregnancy?

Use of Tazorac during pregnancy may cause harm to the unborn baby. There are rare reports of birth defects born to women who used topical retinoids during pregnancy. Use adequate birth control measures during treatment with Tazorac. Your doctor may request a pregnancy test in the 2 week period before Tazorac treatment. If you become pregnant while using Tazorac, stop the treatment immediately and contact your doctor.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Tazorac?

Like all other medications, Tazorac can also cause side effects. Most of the side effects are not serious. If these persist and cause you concern, consult your doctor. Common side effects of Tazorac when used for psoriasis include burning and redness of skin, itching and irritation on skin, inflammation and pain of the skin, peeling of the skin, worsening of psoriasis, eczema, rash and stinging sensation of the skin. Common side effects of Tazorac when used for acne include burning, peeling and redness of the skin, dry, itchy, irritated skin and stinging. Common side effects when used for photodamage include burning, peeling and redness of the skin, dryness and inflammation of the skin, acne, rash, itchy and irritated skin, stinging sensation of the skin. These are not all the possible side effects of Tazorac. Consult your doctor immediately in case you experience any unexpected effects.

When Should You Not Take Tazorac?

Do not take Tazorac if you:
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while using Tazorac, stop the treatment and contact your doctor immediately.
  • Have allergy to tazarotene or any of the ingredients in Tazorac
  • Have a skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis (a red, itchy, flaky, scaly inflammation of the skin)

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before Starting To Use Tazorac?

Before you start using Tazorac, you must inform your doctor if you:
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
  • Are breast feeding or wish to breast feed
  • Are using other skin products that make your skin dry
  • Have recently undergone a skin procedure called skin peeling, dermabrasion or other similar procedure. Allow your skin to heal before starting treatment with Tazorac
  • Have eczema. Tazorac may lead to severe irritation if applied on eczematous skin
  • Are sensitive to sunlight
  • Take Vitamin A supplements

What Products Can Interact With Tazorac?

Products that should be avoided while using Tazorac include:
  • Medicines that make skin sensitive to sunlight such as some diuretics (water pills), antibiotics. Your doctor may advise that these medicines should not be used during Tazorac treatment.
  • Medications that are applied to the skin and cosmetics that have a strong drying effect such as those containing alcohol, astringents, lime peel, spices, medicated soaps, shampoos, permanent wave solution, electrolysis, hair depilatories or waxes, or other products that may dry or irritate your skin. Your doctor may ask you to stop using these products and allow your skin to heal before starting treatment with Tazorac.

Where Can I Buy Tazorac Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Tazorac can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Tazorac Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped.

For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 1877-240-4438 or email us at customerservice@canadawidepharmacy.com.

References:

1. https://allergan-web-cdn-prod.azureedge.net/allergancanadaspecialty/allergancanadaspecialty/media/actavis-canada-specialty/en/products/pms/tazorac-cream-pm-2015-12-08_e.pdf
2. https://www.allergan.com/assets/pdf/tazorac_cream_pi
CONTACT US
  • Canada Wide Pharmacy
  • order by phone 1-877-240-4438 (Customer Service)
  • order by phone 604-581-4000 (Canada Wide Pharmacy -Retail)
  • order by phone 604-543-8711 (Candrug Pharmacy)
  • order by fax 604-581-4187
  • order by email customerservice@CanadaWidePharmacy.com
  •  
  • Call Center Hours:
  • Weekdays: 5:30AM - 6:00PM(PST)
  • Weekends: 7:00AM - 3:30PM(PST)
  •  
  • Retail Pharmacy Hours:
  • Weekdays: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
FOLLOW US
follow canadawidepharmacy on facebook follow canadawidepharmacy on twitter