(Last Updated On: May 29, 2019)

The internet is filled with online pharmacies, but most of them are trying to scam people. What differentiates a legitimate pharmacy with a non-legitimate one, are the associations or accreditation. A genuine pharmacy MUST be licensed as a pharmacy first of all, and should also be approved or accredited by local regulatory bodies in the pharmaceutical space.

That being said, a genuine online pharmacy is also supposed to ask for a valid prescription from you (for drugs that require prescription). You can buy several OTC products and/or devices without prescription though.

In that regard, I consider Canadian Insulin the best. They are an online Rx referral service that arranges insulin shipments direct from government-regulated Canadian pharmacies. Most insulin orders ship within 24 hours of ordering.

By its very definition. If the drug you want is a prescription only drug, reputable websites will demand a prescription, even if they’re supplying you from a country where prescriptions are not needed for that particular drug. Reputable websites obey laws. However, if you’re in a country where you have to pay for your prescription medicine, you may be able to source that medicine more cheaply online. There are ways of providing the suppliers with a prescription. I have bought veterinary medicine for a cat that way.

It is not worth trying to circumvent the law obtaining prescription drugs without a prescription is an offence by you as well as the supplier. Disreputable suppliers often get their supplies from counterfeiters and counterfeit drugs are often not what they claim and can be decidedly dangerous. It’s not worth taking the risk.


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