I am worried about the recent British advertisement campaign saying medicines purchased online are fake and contain illicit substances. What assurances do you make?
A5. Recent campaigns in the UK have caused some controversy and continue to gather complaints from the British public. This campaign suggests that all online pharmacies supply fake medicine. There are certainly suppliers of products that may be classified as “fake”. We do urge our customers to take precautions when buying online. My-Medicare supplies Generic versions of drugs manufactured in World Health Organisation (WHO) accredited facilities manufactured to FDA compliant standards. We have been established since 2004 and therefore are not a fly-by-night operation. We wish to assure all our customers that our products do not contain illicit substances. For further details on the difference between Generic and Branded drugs we have reproduced an article from the Office of Generic Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Generic Drugs: Medical Author: Melissa Stoppler, M.D. Medical Editor: Barbara K. Hecht, Ph.D. Generic drugs are copies