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Buying medication online: what are the risks?

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Buying medication online
No one likes sharing their body’s nitty gritty details. We’ve all been there: going to the pharmacy, glancing furtively from side to side to make sure no one is listening to your prescription, hoping that the pharmacist doesn’t give you a strange look. 
But don’t despair! There is a solution for discreet, safe, and cheap medication: buy them online! Right?
The risks and dangers of buying medication online shouldn't be ignored.
Though it's tempting to purchase drugs online — the prices are cheaper, you don't have to face your pharmacist - it's not necessarily safe.
These medicines can be dangerous or even lethal if misused. Without a doctor to guide you, you could easily overdose causing massive internal damage, psychosis or even death.
Plus there's no guarantee that what you're buying is the real deal...
To understand the business of online medication more clearly, we spoke to Professor Pierre Costa about the reasons why people buy medication online, the dangers of doing so, and the booming counterfeit market of fake drugs.



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