Counterfeit Drugs-Beware Out There

Counterfeit Drugs-Beware Out There

01.18.13 | By Mark Grayson

Anyone buying prescription drugs over the internet should think twice-or more. Check out this article in Business Week that shows that bogus pills "contain chalk, brick dust, paint and even pesticides." If that does not scare you I am not sure what will.

According to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy counterfeit drugs in 2010 was a $75 billion business. Pfizer and many other companies have a large force tracking down fake medicines, but the best way to avoid fake medicines is to avoid buying drugs over the internet if you do not know the website.

Discount drugs may be just that-and less. Be careful and check out this article. It could just save your life!

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