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View Poll Results: Would you consider using (or do you currently use) a mail order pharmacy?
I use a mail order pharmacy currently 43 38.74%
I would consider using a mail order pharmacy 24 21.62%
No - prefer to pay cash locally 15 13.51%
No - other concern (please post reasoning / concerns in thread) 29 26.13%
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Old 08-18-2014, 01:00 PM
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Sometimes, I run out of medicines before I remember to call them in. I try to keep a week's supply on hand. That is recommended for ermerginces.
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Me too. Sometimes I am going in to say hey this is urgent! and they always remind me to try to call days in advance. but i say " yeah, well i forgot."
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I've used mail order for years with very few problems. They've tried to sneak a generic in a couple of times but that's about it. I've taken advantage of the automatic refill option and they actually send me a recorded phone message to let me know that I have a refill that is getting ready to be shipped and a date to cancel by if I don't want them to send it.
The price difference is unreal. I was going to get my first KeppraXR script filled at CVS but a one mont supply was over $400. I got a 3 month supply for $40 from Express Scripts.
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I realise that these must be very useful for you over in the US, and there are of course lots of legitimate ones..

I just want to say, that false 'Canadian Pharmacys' are one of the biggest spam/scams on the net- just as big as cheap Viagra/penis extenders/false Rolexes etc..

Use the few real ones out there by all means- and save yourself loads- just don't respond to the spam that gets sent to you in your inbox..

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I use a local pharmacy as I'm on disability and only have to pay $5.00 each for my Prescriptions. If I didn't live in Canada and had to pay full price, I might consider mail-order.
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Hi Bernard,

I use my local pharmacy. My employer had me on a mail order pharmacy but after I found out they were sued for over $15 million and were increasing the prices of meds for customers so they could pocket the money I got out of it. Also there are over 2000 complaints with this company. Never again will I use this mail order group. Wishing you well and May God Bless You!

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I believe my huge corporation owns the mail order company they force us to use for many drugs...

Or just up charge you for them at your local spot. Either or
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These are 3 that i order from us on my own.

www.unitedpharmacies.com
www.pharmacygeoff.md
www.alldaychemist.com

They are not the most reliable spots, but i buy the same drugs i have so i have extra when needed.

THEY ARE NOT ALL OF US QUALITY. EU, INDIA, etc.

but they come in handy when needed badly
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Old 09-22-2017, 10:44 AM
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Our insurance requires use of a mail order pharmacy for medications taken for chronic illnesses. The one that they use--OptumRx--is NOT good! My 100mg Topamax tablets & 1mg folic acid tablets are so similar in size and color that a person could easily mix them up.
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Doing mail order pharmacy


Getting my keppra by mail works for me since I stopped driving. Cost is less than taxi to drug store. Biggest worry is getting meds lost/stolen in mail, or even my mailbox, which has not yet occurred in my year with this arrangement.
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Pharmacy at the hospital I work for used to send them to their hospital closer to me and where I work. They don't anymore and I have to either drive an hour to get them or ge them by mail.
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My generic lamotrigine is from an Indian company. A lot are. I wouldn't worry. When I go to India or Brazil I try to load up with any medications I'm taking if they have them. (Haven't been since epilepsy.)
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I see I last posted here five years ago when I was getting my meds from a shitty mail order pharmacy.

Now I work at a mail order pharmacy and my meds get dropped off at my desk. I see everything first hand and if other places were run like the one I'm at, I would be happy to order from them. Except here, if someone makes a mistake, I don't have to threaten to kick their ass over the phone, I just go and kick their ass in person. I also have a bunch of pharmacists I can take hostage until they answer all my questions.
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OK then...going to tell us where you work??
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Foundation Care Pharmacy. We will be the primary suppliers of spritam, I believe. We specialize in Cystic Fibrosis, but we are full service.
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