ONLINE PHARMACY ARTICLES
Top 10 Qualities to Look for in an
As you may have noted, there are thousands or even hundreds
of thousands of websites selling pharmaceutical products
or drugs. These are called ONLINE PHARMACIES or PHARMACIES
Can they be trusted? Are they safe?
Yes, in many cases but only if you are careful and exercise
your due diligence: this is all the more necessary since
the consequences of cheating with pharmaceutical products
can be much more serious than, for example, being conned
into buying a useless fiction ebook or piece of sofware.
It can even be literally a matter of life and death.
So, here are the top 10 qualities to look for in an online
Go through the list carefully, use it as a filter for
all the online pharmacies you come across, and you'll
1. ADEQUATE PRODUCT INFORMATION: It should be absolutely
honest, say what the product does, what it does not do,
side effects, incompatibilities, even... possible after-effects
2. QUALITY: FDA-approved prescription drugs. Storage,
Processing, Shipping must be under full compliance with
US and FDA Regulations
3/4. SAFETY, SECURITY: If possible it should be accredited
by bodies such as the Joint Commission on Accreditation
of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) - "one of the
most stringent and respected accrediting organizations
dedicated to continuously improving the safety and quality
of care provided to the public".
5. EASE OF USE: Easy ordering process, Fast delivery (Fast
FedEx Delivery options, if available), Clear and Easy-to-undertstand
Instructions for use.
6. DISCRETION: Discreet packaging - is it really necessary
for your closest neighbor to know what was in that nice
package you received yesterday :-).
7. PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: Free consultation online:
Like many people, you probably find the anonymity of an
online medical consultation rather more pleasant than
what could be an embarrassing conversation with your personal
physician and his/her office staff.
You complete an online medical questionnaire which is
thoroughly reviewed by a licensed physician, and if found
suitable for treatment, the prescription will be dispensed
and shipped by a licensed pharmacy.
If the consulting physician has any questions or concerns
regarding your medical history or needs more information,
he or she should contact you by email or by phone.
8. PRICE: Discounted, as much as possible, provided low
prices does not mean low quality!
9. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, if you do not live in the US.
This should not be overlooked: Some online pharmacies
only sell to customers in the US and Canada. And in some
cases, they only tell you AFTER you've gone through almost
the whole of the ordering process. This can be quite frustrating.
10. GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE, including a toll free number
for US residents and another number for international
To be on the safe (and pleasant) side, always look for
these top 10 qualities in an online pharmacy.
About the Author
A.M.Sall is a translator, netpreneur, and self-development
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