There are a large number of Canadian pharmacies committed to providing customers with Over-the-Counter drugs all over the world. Most pharmacies offer Over-the-Counter product along with self-care information as well. Mail order Canadian pharmacies have websites dedicated to answering frequently asked questions dealing with Canadian Over-the-Counter drugs, or customers can send them questions using contact forms. These online drugstores offer Over-the-Counter drugs that are sometimes not easily available in US.
Some Canadian Over-the-Counter drugs require a valid prescription that has been written by the patient’s attending doctor while others may not require a prescription. Customers can fax or e-mail a scanned copy of their prescription to the pharmacy.
It is possible to ship an order out as soon as it is received by the pharmacy, in case of Over-the-Counter drugs that do not require a prescription. Over-the-Counter (OTC) drugs are normally shipped within 24 to 48 hours. Prescription drugs take about 3 days to process. About 3 to 8 business days are required to ship these drugs from Canada, provided that there are no problems with orders such as missing prescription, drug details or credit card processing.
Costs of Over-the-Counter drugs ordered from Canada are based on two aspects. These are cost of medication and a shipping cost per order and not per item. Prescriptions concerning Over-the-Counter drugs are charged a shipping fee so that they will be shipped with tracking and insurance. Non-prescription Over-the-Counter drugs may entail an additional cost for standard air shipping.
It is obligatory for Canadian online drugstores to be members of the Canadian Internet Pharmacy Association. Most Canadian pharmacies provide an official prescription drug receipt for the customer’s prescription drug insurance. It is prudent that customers verify with their prescription drug plan administrator in advance to see if they will accept the pharmacy’s receipts. Non-prescription Over-the-Counter drugs can be returned if they are unopened and undamaged. Pharmacies exchange prescription drugs in the event of damage or a defect in the prescription drug.