6 Tips on Buying Medicines Online

Mar 2, 2017 | Health & Fitness, shopping | 16 comments

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Here are some tips on buying medicines online.

In this day and age, technology has become an essential part of our lives. From waking up in the morning, going places and even when we are sleeping. We are blessed with the technology that brings comfort and makes things a lot easier. 

The internet, for instance, is now part of our everyday lives. With the use of the internet, we can apply for a job, book a flight, keep in touch with our loved ones abroad, and so much more. We can also buy anything online, which I’m a fan by the way. At this point, there are hundreds or even thousands of stores you can find online. 

From personal needs, services and even for the household.

So while browsing the net, I came across at The Independent Pharmacy, an online pharmacy in the UK. On the website, you can shop by condition or by a specific medicine which I find very convenient. They also offer online consultations for specific prescription medicines, as well as selling all associated pharmacy medicines and goods at discounted prices. 

Same concept with other online stores, they promise convenience and prompt delivery to their customers in the UK.

On the other hand, buying medicines online is not as easy as buying the usual like a dress, makeup or toys. You have to be mindful because you or someone’s life could be at risk because of the medicine you have purchased. 

Hence, here are 6 important tips to remember when buying medicines online. 

1. Buy only from a licensed pharmacy.

2. Check for clients’ feedback.  

3. Make sure you have the doctor’s prescription for your reference. This is to ensure you are getting the right medicine. 

4. If there is no prescription yet and you are not sure what to buy, use the online consultation feature. 

5. Double or triple check the medicine before the checkout.  

6. Lastly, check the expiration date before taking the medicine. 

As I have mentioned above, always remember to be responsible when transacting online.

Most importantly, do not provide your personal details such as your resident address and credit card details unless you are sure the site will protect them.

I hope you find this post helpful in buying medicines online. 
Any tips you have in mind?

Thanks for reading!

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  1. annszebaby

    I don't usually buy medicine online but thanks for the tips!

  2. 仙妮

    Thanks for sharing useful tips here, I never thought of buying medicines online 🙂 cheers, Sienny

  3. Absolute Yana

    Thank you for the tips I really needed some kind of guideline..coz I feel sometimes going to the doctor is a hassle..so buying meds online saves me the time..but of course I am afraid of side-effects..

  4. Alvin Lau

    Thanks for the tips! I've never bought medicine online but it may come in handy next time.

  5. Emily

    I've bought a lot of stuff online but I have not bought medication. I think I still prefer to head to the nearest pharmacy.

  6. Venny Lee [Mak N Lee]

    I'm not dare to buy medicine online,I'm just feek not secure. Thanks for sharing the tips!

  7. Miera Nadhirah Tan

    interesting… but somehow it never quite crossed my mind to buy medicines online yet… maybe supplements… but not medicines

  8. jia shin Lee

    I've not thought about this but it's a good read and I'll keep this in mind if I ever need to buy online.

  9. Bella Enveeus

    I've never bought medicine online. I just fear those fake medicines being sold widely. But with your tips, maybe I would (if I really need them) after doing all the right background check.

  10. Coi Ibanez

    I agree, everything can be bought online! And it has it's own pros and cons. Buying meds online though, for meI don't think I will be doing it anytime soon since a drugstore is just near our place and we're not really sure hehe. But those are great tips!! :)http://

  11. Sharon Lee

    I don't usually buy meds online! Haha I prefer to visit pharmacy and doctor =D But thanks for the sharing!

  12. 仙妮

    Thank you so much for all these tips sharing here, really helpful & I can start some online buying, all these while through physical pharmacies 🙂 cheers, SiennyLovesDrawing

  13. The Kitchen Mom

    I haven't tried buying medicine online though I heard it before from my previous co worker. Thanks for this wonderful tips.

    Lhourdes M.

  14. Claire Pajarillo

    Never tried this kind of online service but it is really helpful if the medicines are not for emergency use. Thanks for the tips, would bear in mind once I am ready to try ordering online



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