Buying Rx Drugs Online: Avoiding a Prescription for Disaster

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Thomson, Dec 1, 2004 - Medical - 292 pages
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The Internet can provide several cost-saving alternatives for the purchase of prescription drugs. Without adequate information, however, it can also be a dangerous alternative. "Buying Rx Drugs Online" serves as a smart consumer guide for anyone who is considering going online for medications. It covers the full range of the online pharmaceutical experience, explaining both the benefits and the dangers, as well as why medical professionals should be kept in the loop. It examines the convenience and consequences of buying prescription—and even some non-prescription—medication through the Internet. It offers valuable tips and advice regarding what to look for in judging the legitimacy of these sites and how you can verify the medications you receive.

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Contents

The Good the Bad the Legal and the Illicit
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Big Brother Watches But How Much?
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Copyright

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Kate J. Chase is an author, journalist, and Web services professional who has worked throughout cyberspace for major players in the online industry. She has also authored, co-authored, contributed to, or edited more than 20 books in the last 8 years. Before she began to specialize in online and technical issues, Kate was a general interest and medical writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Hartford Courant, the Los Angeles View, BBW Magazine, and others.

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