Exclusively at Walgreens and other participating independent pharmacies
For eligible patients whose commercial insurance does not cover DUOBRII Lotion†, patients will pay as little as a $65 co-pay. This offer is available on up to 6 refills of your prescription.
*This offer is not valid for any person eligible for reimbursement of prescriptions, in whole or in part, by any federal, state, or other governmental programs, including, but not limited to, Medicare (including Medicare Advantage and Part A, B, and D plans), Medicaid, TRICARE, Veterans Administration or Department of Defense health coverage, CHAMPUS, the Puerto Rico Government Health Insurance Plan, or any other federal or state healthcare programs. This offer is good only in the U.S. at retail pharmacies owned and operated by Walgreen Co. (or its affiliates) or other participating independent retail pharmacies. This offer is not valid where otherwise prohibited, taxed or otherwise restricted. Click here for full Eligibility Terms and Conditions.
†Insured not covered is defined as a patient who has commercial insurance but the drug is not covered on the plan’s formulary or has an NDC block, prior authorization, step edit or other restriction that has not been met.
A: DUOBRII Lotion is a prescription medicine made up of a combination of halobetasol propionate and tazarotene that is used on the skin to treat plaque psoriasis in adults. Do not use DUOBRII Lotion in your mouth, eyes or vagina.
A: You must not be pregnant when you start using DUOBRII Lotion or become pregnant during treatment with DUOBRII Lotion. DUOBRII Lotion may cause birth defects if used during pregnancy.
For females who are able to get pregnant:
A: Use DUOBRII exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it.
Unlike using other potent-to-superpotent steroids alone, there is no limit to how long you can use DUOBRII Lotion (once a day) as long as you stop using it when your skin becomes clear.
You should not use more than 50 grams (about half a tube) of DUOBRII Lotion in 1 week.
Stop using when your skin becomes clear, or if you experience side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
A: Do not use DUOBRII if you are pregnant. Do not use DUOBRII Lotion on skin where you have eczema because it may cause severe irritation.
If you have a sunburn, do not use DUOBRII Lotion until fully recovered.
If you have considerable sun exposure due to your occupation or are sensitive to sunlight, exercise particular caution when using DUOBRII Lotion. Use sunscreen, and wear a hat and clothes that cover your skin, if you have to be in sunlight.
A: The active ingredients in DUOBRII Lotion can pass through your skin. If too much halobetasol passes through your skin from using DUOBRII Lotion, it can cause adrenal glands to stop working. During treatment with DUOBRII Lotion, your doctor will monitor you for symptoms of your adrenal glands being unable to make enough cortisol, a hormone that is important to several body systems.
A: Before you use DUOBRII Lotion, tell your doctor if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take corticosteroids by mouth or injection, or use other products on your skin that contain corticosteroids.
Certain medicines may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Ask your healthcare provider for a list of these medicines if you are not sure.
DUOBRII Lotion cannot be used during pregnancy (see question above about use during pregnancy).
A: Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, herbal supplements, and cosmetics. Especially tell your doctor if you take corticosteroids by mouth, or injection, or use other products on your skin that contain corticosteroids. Certain medicines may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Ask your doctor for a list of these medicines if you are not sure.
A: Avoid sunlight, including sunlamps and tanning beds, during your treatment with DUOBRII Lotion. DUOBRII Lotion can make your skin more sensitive to the sun and the light from sunlamps and tanning beds. You could get severe sunburn. Use sunscreen, and wear a hat and clothes that cover your skin if you have to be in sunlight.
Avoid using DUOBRII on skin with eczema because it may cause severe irritation.
A: DUOBRII may cause side effects, including:
The most common side effects of DUOBRII Lotion include: redness, itching, swelling, burning, stinging, application site pain, inflamed hair follicles (folliculitis), thinning of the skin (atrophy), peeling and rash.
These are not all of the possible side effects of DUOBRII.
A: DUOBRII Lotion is a combination product containing halobetasol propionate and tazarotene as the active ingredients in a white to off-white lotion formulation.
A: The inactive ingredients in DUOBRII Lotion are carbomer copolymer type B, carbomer homopolymer type A, diethyl sebacate, edetate disodium dihydrate, light mineral oil, methylparaben, propylparaben, purified water, sodium hydroxide, sorbitan monooleate and sorbitol solution, 70%.
A: There are many medications available to treat psoriasis. Talk to your doctor about which medications are right for you.
A: You should use DUOBRII Lotion exactly as your doctor has instructed you to. If your doctor tells you to use it on your scalp, use it exactly as your doctor instructed.
A: DUOBRII Lotion is for use on the skin only; do not use it in your mouth, eyes, or vagina. DUOBRII Lotion also should not be used on the face, groin, or in the armpit. Do not apply it to skin that has eczema.
A: You may use a cream or lotion to soften or moisten your skin as often as desired, except within an hour of applying DUOBRII Lotion. However, make sure to tell your doctor about any cosmetics you use, including moisturizers, creams, lotions, or products that can dry out your skin.