Board of Pharmacy

BeSafeRx:

Information and resources have been provided by,
and are the property of, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The "FDA BeSafeRx - Know Your Online Pharmacy" is a national campaign to educate consumers about the dangers of buying medicine from fake online pharmacies and help people safely buy medicine online. Sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the campaign seeks to educate consumers and health care professionals about the health risks of buying prescription medicine through fake online pharmacies and to help current and potential online pharmacy consumers to make informed purchasing decisions."

 

CONSUMER RESOURCES

Consumer Fact Sheet
Consumer Fact Sheet (Español)
Know The Signs Fact Sheet

 

VIDEOS

Know Your Online Pharmacy
Know Your Online Pharmacy 2:46 sec - Published on Oct 1, 2012 by USFoodandDrugAdmin
Gary Coody, FDA's National Health Fraud Coordinator, warns consumers about the risks of purchasing from fake online pharmacies and provides tips for buying medicine safely online as part of the national campaign, "FDA BeSafeRx -- Know Your Online Pharmacy."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjupSUx4F5k

Are You Thinking About Buying Medicine Online?
Are You Thinking About Buying Medicine Online? 1:08 sec - Published on Sep 28, 2012 by USFoodandDrugAdmin
FDA kicks-off BeSafeRx to raise awareness of the dangers of buying prescription medicines from fake online pharmacies. For more information visit, www.FDA.gov/BeSafeRx.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pv1zRZ8Jf1s

Real Online Pharmacy Victims: Susan's Story
Real Online Pharmacy Victims:  Susan's Story 1:42 sec - Published on Oct 2, 2012 by USFoodandDrugAdmin
Story based on an FDA investigation of prescription sleep medicine bought from a fraudulent online pharmacy. Names and details have been changed.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnI1Kg0Bk-8

 

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

Fact Sheet & Practice Resources