With the rising cost of prescription medications, many consumers are trying to find the best possible deals. Online pharmacies often promise unbelievably low prices, but shockingly, 97% of them are fake! Michelle Nutter from the Office of the Attorney General talks about the problem.
Locate a State-Licensed Online Pharmacy: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/besaferx-your-source-online-pharmacy-information/locate-state-licensed-online-pharmacy
Checking a pharmacy’s license through your state board of pharmacy is an important step in knowing whether you are using a safe online pharmacy. Click on your state to look for your online pharmacy in the state’s board of pharmacy license database. If your online pharmacy is not listed, you should not use that pharmacy. If your pharmacy is listed, please also confirm that the pharmacy:
- Requires a doctor’s prescription
- Provides a physical address and telephone number in the United States
- Has a licensed pharmacist to answer your questions