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Author Topic: NEWS ITEM - Am I taking a risk buying medicines over the internet?  (Read 9305 times)
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« on: 21 December 2009, 23:27 »

There have been numerous reports recently highlighting the very serious risks of buying medicines from unregulated online suppliers.

Here are two useful sources of information on the subject:

Risks of buying medicines over the internet : click here for all the latest advice and information from the MHRA and links to other organisations

REALDANGER. Get Real, Get a Prescriptionâ„¢ : click here to find out more about counterfeit medicines: the facts, what to do and how to buy medicines safely

To ensure that you are purchasing safe and genuine medicines online, check that the website is displaying the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) internet pharmacy logo which looks like this:


When visiting an online website selling medicines, visitors can look for this logo and click on it to link to a page on the RPSGB website to check that they are buying from a registered pharmacy.

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