Five reasons to choose when buying drugs online

The following stats come from a new study of Internet pharmacies by the European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines, as reported by the National Center for Policy Analysis:

1. 62 percent of medicines bought online are fakes.
2. 96 percent of the virtual pharmacies under study operate illegally.
3. 90 percent of Web sites supply prescription-only drugs without a prescription.
4. 94 percent of Web sites do not have a pharmacist identified on the site.
5. 86 percent of online pharmacy approval stamps are fraudulent.

Sounds like identifying a quality online pharmacy is like finding a needle in a haystack, doesn’t it? Fortunately, you don’t have to look — because prescreens online pharmacies from the U.S., Canada and abroad so you don’t have to. Learn more about our 10 commandments of online pharmacy safety.

About Cary Byrd

eDrugSearch founder, Cary Byrd, has been called an “e-health innovator” by MarketIntellNow, interviewed by top pharmaceutical industry journalists, invited to Matthew Holt’s Health 2.0 Conference and a Consumer Report's health summit, and highlighted on numerous health blogs. - Search. Compare. Save.

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