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Questions we have answered:
- What if the doctor prescribes a medication I need to start that same day?
- Which pharmacies provide prescriptions via online consultations?
- How can I be sure a "Canadian" online pharmacy is actually Canadian?
- How can I avoid a delayed prescription at my local pharmacy?
- Is PharmacyChecker trustworthy when looking for a safe online pharmacy?
- How can I save money on Prilosec (omeprazole)?
- Are generic drugs as effective as the brand? How about in Canada and other countries?
- How can I save money on Humira if there's no generic available?
- Can I drive to Mexico to fill a prescription?
- Can I drive to Canada to fill a prescription?
- Is there a Chantix generic? How can I save money on Chantix?
- I don't have health insurance to cover my prescriptions. How can I afford my medication?
- How can I save money on Truvada?
- Which is the best medication for anxiety?
- Why are Dexilant prices so high? How can I save money on Dexilant?
- What are the different types of insulin? Which work best?
- Why are drug prices high in the U.S.?
- Why are brand-name drugs so expensive?
- Is medicine in Canada cheaper?
- How can I safely order medication from an online pharmacy?
- Can U.S. doctors send prescriptions to Canada?
- How can I save money on Eliquis?
- How do I know an online pharmacy is legitimate and safe?
- How can I save money on Estrace (estradiol) cream?
- Is it legal to order medication online from other countries?
- How can I get help paying for medication in California?
- How can I get help paying for medication in Florida?
- How can I save money on my diabetes medication?
- How can I get help paying for medication in Texas?
- How can I save money on Nitrostat?
- How can I save money on Epogen?
- How can I save money on Januvia?
- How can I save money on my Domperidone prescription?
- Are there safe online pharmacies in Mexico?
- How can I save money on Lisinopril?
- How can I save money on Lipitor?
- I am traveling and forgot my medication at home. What can I do?
- Can a doctor self-prescribe?
- What exactly are pharmacy gag rules? How can I get around gag rules?
- How come most online pharmacies are not verified by PharmacyChecker.com?
- Can I buy Enbrel in Canada?
- Where can I buy Esbriet (pirfenidone) in Canada online?
- How can I save money on Lumigan?
- When will the U.S. have a generic for Elmiron?
- What is the generic alternative for Librax?
- How is an online pharmacy vetted by PharmacyChecker?
- How can I save money on Nasonex?
- How can I save money on Tamiflu?
- How can I save money on Crestor?
- I heard there’s an EpiPen shortage. Can I buy EpiPens online from Canada?
- How can I save money on the new Shingrix vaccine?
- Do online pharmacies accept discount cards from manufacturers?
- How much does a 90-day supply of Restasis (cyclosporine) cost?
- Why is CanadaDrugs closing? Are there other approved pharmacies I can order from?
- Do I really need to adhere to medication expiration dates?
- How much can I save on my nebulizer medication?
- Can I get my IBS medication for a cheaper price?
- When will there be a generic Tradjenta?
- How can I get Viagra without a prescription?
- How many Levitra pills can my doctor prescribe at one time?
- Do online pharmacies accept medical necessity letters?
- How can I benefit from Canadian pharmacies if I have Atrial Fibrillation?
- Can I get a better price for Potassium Citrate?
- How do I order Valium (diazepam) online?
- How much is Entresto through online pharmacies?
- Do you have Amantadine? What does it look like?
- How do consumer reviews on PharmacyChecker.com work?
- How much is a 90-day supply of Jardiance?
- Do you know if Myrbetriq is available where I live?
- Do you carry Linzess capsules?
- How can I buy Acitretin for my psoriasis?
- Do online pharmacies carry Lupron Depot-Ped?
- Are Revolade and Promacta the same drug? How much are they?
- Do Eliquis and Pradaxa work in the same way?
- Why are my antidepressants so expensive?
- How much is Diclofenac through online pharmacies?
- Do you have any information on the generic Viagra, Cenforce, made in India?
- Why isn't my medication listed on PharmacyChecker.com?
- Which CIPA pharmacy has the lowest price for QVAR inhalers and Ventolin HFA inhalers?
- How do I order a 3-months' supply if different quantities are listed, but my prescription is for 90?
- Which of the Canadian pharmacies have the fastest free shipping?
- How much does a 90-day supply of Xarelto cost without insurance?
- Can you tell me how I can get Oxycontin over the Internet ASAP?
- How much does Tobradex cost?
- Do you accept U.S. Medicare insurance?
- Do you have Tretinoin Cream?
- Where can I buy Dilantin for a reasonable price?
- Do all the pharmacies verified by PharmacyChecker require a prescription?
- What reputable Canadian and/or European pharmacies carry Resolor for treatment of SIBO?
- What is the difference between Proctofoam HC and Proctofoam? Is there a generic available?
- What is the lowest price available for Sentinel Spectrum for dogs?
- Is there any difference between Rasagiline and Rasagiline mesylate?
- Should we expect Repatha and/or Praluent to become available through Canadian pharmacies soon?
- My insurance won't cover a prescription for Androderm. What are my options?
- Are drugs sold in Canada the exact same as drugs sold in the United States?
- Are Canadian pharmacies out of atenolol as the US pharmacies are?
- Do you list prices for Atenolol, Levothyroxine, and Atorvastatin?
- Is the Advair I get through a PharmacyChecker-verified pharmacy the same as the one in the U.S.?
- Do you have Meloxicam 15 mg?
- What is Prasugrel from India supposed to look like?
- Why doesn’t the drug price quoted on PharmacyChecker match the price on the pharmacy website?
- Are Indian pharmacies really safe? The prices are so much lower!
- Is the Crestor listed on your site the authentic, brand-name Crestor?
- How can I determine where a drug is manufactured?
- Mesalamine tablets are listed in quantities of 10 sachets. What is that quantity in U.S. terms?
- I prefer to have a paper prescription so I can afford my medication from Canada. What can I do?
- Can I fill a prescription for Viagra with a generic instead?
- What is the difference between American and Canadian Xarelto 20 mg?
- My insurance is penalizing me for using Zetia. Do I have to go through my insurance?
- Why do multiple Canadian pharmacies have the same pharmacist manager and address?
- Why is Lexapro cheaper in Canada with respect to my health insurance?
- Why would an online pharmacy approved by PharmacyChecker be listed as “unapproved” by LegitScript?
- Is there a limit to the amount of medication I can order online?
- Can I send my prescriptions to several different pharmacies?
- If I order a brand-name medication from an online pharmacy, will they substitute it with a generic?
- Can a U.S. pharmacy transfer a prescription for Restasis to Canada?
- Are the drugs I receive from Canada identical to those received in the U.S.?
- Why isn't Ambien on the list of available drugs from Canada?
- Is Prasugrel a safe, equal substitute for Effient?
- What is the best price and availability of Naftin gel generic?
- I cannot find prices for brand name Vesicare, only generic.
- Is a lower-priced, generic Zetia available online?
- How much does Levitra cost per pill?
- Is Cialis manufactured by Eli Lilly?
- Is Zoloft sold by Pfizer outside the United States the exact same one they sell here?
- Is an online pharmacy that is no longer verified by PharmacyChecker unsafe?
- What methods of payments do PharmacyChecker.com's verified online pharmacies accept?
- How can I buy Catapres-TTS patches(for treating high blood pressure) at a lower price?
- Do Canadian pharmacies fill prescriptions for Fioricet or Fiorinal?
- If I have a Cialis prescription, will online pharmacies in your program substitute the generic?
- Do the online pharmacies listed on PharmacyChecker pay a fee?
- Can you buy Adderall online?
- Generic Viagra: is it legitimate? Why don't all pharmacies you verify offer it?
- My insurance no longer covers Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium)? How do I save money on Nexium?
- Is it safe to order medication online?