How To Buy Meds Safely From Others Countries — 5 Easy Steps To Save Money On Your Prescriptions

Audrey Barton
3 min readSep 29, 2021

It’s no secret that medicine is overpriced in the USA.

Pharmaceutical companies are known for hiking their prices so much that their products are entirely unaffordable — because you still have to buy them anyways.

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The whole thing is a bit like a hostage situation — they’re holding your lifesaving medicine for ransom.

They’ve been able to get away with this for decades because they didn’t have any competition.

The internet has changed a lot of things though — and this is one of the big ones.

I’m not suggesting you should go buy your medicine from some shady corner of the dark web — please don’t do that.

There are simple and affordable ways to get the prescriptions you need from verified legal pharmacies located in other countries, like Canada.

How Does It Work?

Enough with the jibber-jabber, let’s get to the important part — how you can get your meds safely, legally, and affordably — while sticking it to the pharmaceutical companies.

It’s easier than you think.

1.Find A Comparison Site

These sites will let you quickly compare the prices of your meds in other countries.

Right away you’ll notice there are several options, but not all of them are created equal.

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The trick is to find the right site, what I call a ”one-stop med shop,” that will also make it easy for you to purchase the meds directly, and they’ll even verify the pharmacies for you.

1.List Your Prescriptions

The site will have a search bar that you can type your prescriptions into — including the dosage.

Once you type in a medication name it will show a list of your options.

If you have more than one prescription to fill, you’ll have to come back to this step for each.

2. Choose Your Pharmacy

You should see a list of different pharmacies, the quantities they sell that particular medication in, and the cost.

If you’re using a high-quality one-stop med shop, it will also show you the price per pill, so you can easily find the best bargain.

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There may also be coupons available to save you a bit more money — if there are, the site should list them right under the purchase option.

3. Order Information

After you choose your quantity and pharmacy, click purchase.

It will take you to a new screen with information about the medication, as well as an option to buy a “generic” brand instead — if there’s one available.

Then you’ll need to sign up for an account, the first time only of course, so they know where to send your order.

4. More Prescriptions Or Checkout

If you need multiple prescriptions filled, then go back to step 2 before you do the final checkout and pay for your order.

If you only need one prescription, go to the online checkout and finalize your order.

That’s it. You’ve done it.

Those 5 simple steps are all you need to safely purchase your prescriptions from a more affordable country.

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Just make sure you don’t just pick a random online medication site from a search engine — it’s important to make sure they’re a legitimate and legal option.

Then all you have to do is sit back and count your savings.