Whether you’re a resident before or you’re a new resident, you might probably wonder how their Pharmacy works. Medicines are an important part of everyone’s lives and for some, we might need them too often than we imagined. This is why learning about pharmacies especially the ones in your residing area is a good way to start.

No worries, I got you. Continue reading and in this article, I’ll tell you the Top 7 things that you need to know about pharmacy.

1.   Are US and pharmacies different?

There is no difference when it comes to online pharmacies there are some pharmacies that also sell medication to the US and vice versa. They both have rules to follow to ensure that the prescription is legitimate.


2.   Which pharmacy is better? Local or Online?

Local and online pharmacy has its benefit and downside regardless of your prescription medications, what’s important is the pharmacy provides high-quality and reliable medicines.

However, if you want to order your prescriptions online always remember to check for certifications, especially if the prices are too low to be selling.


3.   What are the benefits of buying your prescription medications online?

Online pharmacies most of the time are open 24/7 and can provide you with an easy and private way to buy prescription and over-the-counter medications for an affordable price!


4.   If you are shopping online, always check the company’s information.

An online pharmacy should have a phone number or email address to contact, their office address, and apart on their site where you can access more information about the company and legitimacies.


5.   How do you know that a local store near you or you saw online is legitimate?

When a pharmacy is not trustworthy you will somehow get the “feeling”, and to know whether you are right or wrong you can ask for a licensed pharmacist to assist you and ask for any certification licensed by a provincial or territorial pharmacy regulatory authority.


6.   Low prices medicines are too good to be true.

In terms of prescription, cheap medicines are not enough they can be fake, not manufacture properly, causes unwanted side effects, or expired.


7.   If they sell you a prescription medication when you don’t have one with you, report it immediately.

Prescribing to sell prescription medications to someone is against the law that’s why when you encounter a pharmacy that offers to sell you one, report it to the authorities.