Q:

Can you buy antibiotics online?

A:

Quick Answer

Many pharmacies allow customers to purchase antibiotics online. As is the case with store-based pharmacies, customers must have a prescription from a doctor for the antibiotic.

Know More
Can you buy antibiotics online?
Credit: lamentables CC-BY-2.0

Full Answer

The opportunity to buy antibiotics online allows customers to find more affordable prices, especially when purchasing prescriptions without insurance; however, online pharmacies also bring the risk of counterfeit or unsafe medications coming from foreign countries without safety regulations. To avoid this danger, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy offers a list of verified safe online pharmacies. It also maintains a list of dangerous pharmacies that do not comply with federal or state laws regarding prescription safety.

Learn more about Medications & Vitamins
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Where can you buy Aquaphor ointment?

    A:

    Aquaphor is available for purchase from major retail pharmacies such as Walgreens, CVS, Walmart and Rite Aid, according to each company's web site. DiscoverAquaphor.com offers a search tool for finding a local store that sells Aquaphor within 5, 10 or 20 miles of a customer's zip code.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are the key benefits of the WellCare Signature prescription drug plan?

    A:

    As of 2015, some benefits of the WellCare Signature prescription drug plans are low premiums, low co-payments and more than 60,000 pharmacies available in the network, according to WellCare. There are no deductibles for those who have the Wellcare Extra prescription drug plan so benefits can begin immediately, and there is a no co-payment for Tier 1 drugs. Another benefit is accessibility to customer service representatives who are available 24 hours a day who can answer questions customers may have.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you locate a pharmacy that accepts Medicare plans?

    A:

    Find a pharmacy that accepts a particular Medicare Part D prescription drug plan by consulting a list of the plan's network and preferred pharmacies, advises AARP. Not all Medicare Part D plans use the same pharmacies. Some plans have nationwide networks, while other plans are regional.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Where can you get a flu vaccination?

    A:

    Flu vaccinations are commonly available at doctor offices, clinics, pharmacies, college health centers and health departments, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Without having a primary care physician, an urgent care center or pharmacy is a practical choice for getting a flu vaccination.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore