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12 Golden Rules to Avoid Fake Medicines Online


IRACM's 12 Golden Rules

12 Golden Rules to Avoid Fake Medicines Online
Photo Credits: IRACM

Before buying medicines online, you might find yourself thinking:

  • Is it legal to buy medicines online in my country?
  • Is there a label that authenticates legitimate online pharmacies?
  • When buying medicines on the internet, can I speak with a pharmacist?

To answer your questions, our partner IRACM shares its 12 Golden Rules for buying medicines online. You can download them by clicking on the file above. Read it back to front and you’ll be much better prepared to avoid dangerous fakes!

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