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Are Canadian Online Pharmacies Safe?

26 Feb: Are Canadian Online Pharmacies Safe?

Many consumers are bypassing the expensive pharmaceutical prices in the U.S. to obtain what they need from suppliers in other countries like Canada. Where there is a need, there will always be a business willing to meet that demand. Given the expense of pharmaceuticals and the many uninsured consumers unable to afford them, it is no surprise that they are turning to online Canadian pharmacies to obtain the drugs they need. Safety Concerns When considering online Canadian pharmacies, the question becomes: are Canadian online pharmacies safe? For people considering buying from an online Canadian pharmacy, it is crucial that they do research to determine the legitimacy of the business. There are certain recommended ways to check out the risk before…

29 Dec: Consumer Reports on Canadian drugs

Consumer Reports says buying prescription drugs from Canada can be a smart strategy for cost-conscious consumers. Here’s the magazine’s advice: You can often save 25 percent or more [using mail-order pharmacies]. Buying brand-name medications from Canada can boost your mail-order savings, sometimes up to 50 percent. Generics, however, are cheaper in the U.S. And drugs bought in Canada will not count toward your Medicare Part D deductible. While it’s illegal to buy drugs from foreign countries, including Canada, because of safety concerns, the FDA may refrain from taking legal action if you can provide your doctor’s name, address, and phone number, and confirm that the drugs are for personal use. If you wish to explore this option, look for pharmacies…