How safe is online shopping for medicines?
Buying medicines over the internet from the comfort of your own home may sound appealing. But, it could have some serious risks to your health and your wallet.
Many websites selling medicines are legitimate businesses. However, many are not.
Some websites are ‘fake’ sites, and many sell out-of-date, poor quality, contaminated or even fake medicines. Sorting out the ‘good’ sites from the ‘bad’ ones isn't always easy. If you decide to buy medicines online, here are a few hints to point you in the right direction.