Chemist-4-U takes the safety and wellbeing of patients very seriously. To ensure our service and the products we supply are of the highest standard, we take on an important role in actively working against counterfeiting in the healthcare industry. Chemist-4-U aims to protect our patients from counterfeit medicines and other healthcare related products by following as well as initiating all appropriate steps to safeguard public health.
We do this by:
Counterfeit, or ‘fake’ medicines are drugs that has not been manufactured or tested by regulated healthcare companies. Counterfeit medicines are often produced to look exactly like legitimate drugs, but are likely to contain contaminated ingredients, wrong ingredients or no active ingredient at all.
Counterfeit medicines are never safe to use. They can kill or poison people as they are not manufactured under the same strict conditions as legitimate medicines. These uncontrolled conditions may lack partly or completely in quality control, safety and hygiene.
Counterfeit medicines can be very harmful. If they contain the wrong ingredient, they may make your condition worse or poison you. If they do not contain the active ingredient they claim to contain, your health may deteriorate due to the lack of suitable medication.
Although online pharmacies cannot and should not replace face to face consultations, they can offer a convenient way of ordering selected medicines and treatments. To ensure the online pharmacy is operating legally: