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Characteristics of Fake Online Pharmacies

Unfortunately, it is easy for criminals to make a fraudulent pharmacy Web site, and it is just as easy to make the site look real. The following characteristics can help you identify a fake online pharmacy. When in doubt, remember that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Illegitimate online pharmacies may advertise that you can get prescription medications without a written prescription. Their medications are often offered at a significantly reduced price, and they may send spam to your e-mail account advertising "cheap" drugs. They may advertise generic versions of medications that are only available in brand-name form, and the site often shows a picture of a tablet that looks very similar to the brand-name product.
These illegitimate pharmacies are not usually located in the United States; for example, many say they are Canadian pharmacies. Even if the pharmacy claims to be located in the United States, a fake pharmacy will not be licensed in the United States. Finally, they probably won't offer the services of a pharmacist to answer your questions, but if they do, he or she will not be a licensed pharmacist in the United States.

Risks of Obtaining an ED Medication Without a Prescription

Prescription medications for ED, such as Viagra® (sildenafil citrate), Cialis® (tadalafil), and Levitra® (vardenafil HCL), are not safe for everyone. Obtaining these drugs without a prescription from your healthcare provider could have dire health consequences.
Depending on other health conditions you may have, your heart may not be healthy enough for sexual activity. Death due to heart attacks has been associated with the use of ED medications, and the risk of death may be increased in men whose heart is not healthy enough for sexual activity.
ED medications can interact with other drugs you are taking, such as nitrates used to treat angina (chest pain). Combining these products can cause hypotension (a severe drop in blood pressure), which could result in death. Examples of nitrates include nitroglycerin, isosorbide mononitrate, and isosorbide dinitrate. Only your healthcare provider can determine if you are healthy enough for sexual activity and if these medications are safe for you to take.
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