1. Be sure to compare prices before you
buy. Some drugs will be cheaper at one than another.
We recommend compiling a list
of your medications and then review pricing at several
websites for your entire list of prescription
medications. Be sure to factor in shipping costs.
While one person with one set of medications might find one Pharmacy
to be cheaper, your list might mean
that a different place would be
your best bet.
Splitting your order among
several different Canadian Pharmacies may or may not be in your
best interests. Much of what determines this is whether
there are charges for shipping, if there are
minimum purchases points where the pharmacy will pay the
shipping for you, and how you can combine your prescription
medications into a single order to minimize the shipping costs.
2. Do not buy prescriptions from any
pharmacy if they
do not require a prescription from your doctor. Some
Internet pharmacies claim that their doctor will write your
prescription. Don't fall for it. No
doctor can assess your physical problems without a personal
visit and a complete understanding of your medical
history. Internet doctors who write prescriptions without
seeing you are dangerous. If they cannot be trusted to
obey the law,
neither can the medications they sell.
3. Be sure to check shipping rates
as well and try to include as many prescriptions as you can in a
single order. Ask about shipping costs.
cases, Canadian Pharmacies have a flat shipping charge or at
least a minimum shipping charge and then it increases only
incrementally after that. If one prescription from Canada
costs $6.00 to ship and you get 5 prescriptions shipped for
$10.00, you've just saved $20.00 in shipping over ordering them
one at a time. Some Canadian Pharmacies may even give you free shipping with
4. Have your doctor write out the
largest prescription possible - usually 3 months. This way
you can take advantage of shipping and quantity discounts when
5. Know when your medications
were shipped and how they have been shipped so that you
can watch for them. If you don't receive them in
reasonable time, contact the Pharmacy to have them
6. Check your medications right
away. If you have a problem, be sure to contact the Pharmacy that you ordered from immediately.