Contact your healthcare provider right away if you have bought medicine from a questionable source or believe you are taking counterfeit or illegally imported medicine.
Counterfeit and illegally imported medicines are unsafe. They may be ineffective or may harm you. Follow these steps to protect yourself.
- Buy medicines only from pharmacies licensed to operate within the United States.
- Alert a doctor, pharmacist or nurse if your medicine looks different than usual or has other unexpected differences.
- If purchasing from an online pharmacy, check with the below sources to make sure it is legal.
Food and Drug Administration
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy