Mayo Clinic Guide to Purchasing Medications Online

Point, click and buy. People do it for books, groceries, plane tickets — even vehicles. You may be buying prescription drugs online through a national pharmacy chain or a mail-order program offered by your health insurance.

There are many legitimate online pharmacies. But others aren’t licensed in the United States — and some aren’t pharmacies at all. So while buying prescriptions online can save you time and money, be selective about which sites you use. 

To safeguard your health, the Mayo Clinic is providing a list of do’s and don’ts for buying prescription drugs online.

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