So what is that makes the Canadian pharmacies so attractive to customers in the US? Some Canadian pharmacies have however, implemented many measures to gain trust of the customer based in US. Most notable among them is arranging for a visit by a Canada based physician to the patient in US for examining him before filling out a prescription.
A Government Accountability Office (GAO) Committee on aging held in June 2004 found that "Unlicensed international pharmacies do mail order prescription drugs legally from Canada not require a prescription, and are generally located off shore." No prescription pharmacies can be found all over the world.
In order for Maple Leaf Medications to offer global discount drugs, we affiliate with dispensaries in the following jurisdictions that ship product directly to customers on request: Canada, Mauritius, New Zealand, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom, India, and the United States.
As Johnson, notes, "Consumers are more likely to know the name of their hairdresser than their pharmacist." When Johnson (2005) rated the various professions within the health care system, he found that pharmacists had the lowest interaction with their patients than did any other group.
Though the Canadian group is working to create greater awareness of ordering drugs online from our northern neighbor, officials from the Food and Drug Administration are warning consumers against it — and reminding Americans that it is against the law.
This is not a fable, its not a scary bedtime story; its real life, and its a problem that affects a growing number of honest, hardworking Americans as the years pass by and the prices go up and up. And as the years pass by in ones own life, the amount of drugs we have to take rises exponentially, which means that the biggest sufferers from the high cost of prescription drugs is usually senior citizens.
The San Diego-based operation required individuals to complete a $35 "doctor consultation" survey before receiving the prescriptions, but the survey was never shown to a health professional to evaluate whether a safety risk existed, the paper says (Dickson, 2005).
Of the more than 8,300 online pharmacies reviewed in July 2011 by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), which accredits online drugstores in addition to representing state pharmacy boards across the U.S., just over 3 percent appear to be sound.
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