Just because a drug is less expensive than a name brand does not automatically implicate it as being counterfeit. Statistics on the online pharmacy you choose are sobering. The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) summarized a report that will provide guidance to you in your online adventure when shopping for your health concerns.
- 96% of online pharmacies were found to be operating outside state and federal laws and failed to meet the standards set by the NABP Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites Progr (VIPPS)
- More than 26% of online pharmacies have a physical address outside of the United States
- Greater than 44% of online pharmacies sell drugs not approved by the FDA in the United States
- 81% of online pharmacies did not require a prescription
This information was made possible through the efforts of the Partnership for Safe Medicines. To view this report in its entirety, please see: http://safedr.ug/nPQzzu