Canadian Prescription Drugs - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Canadian Prescription Drugs has licensed pharmacists and quality assurance technicians who take many steps to ensure that the medicines are in accordance with your doctor's instructions before your order is shipped. Our pharmacies are licensed by pharmacy regulatory bodies and follow strict guidelines of safety.

In Canada the prices are fixed by Canada's Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), ensuring that prices charged by the manufacture of patented medicines are not excessive. In addition, you save because of the favorable currency exchange rate when you use American dollars to buy medications in Canada.

Yes. You need a prescription from a US doctor with a valid license.

To legally represent you in Canada to obtain your medication.

No. We cannot accept US insurance payments. Upon request we will provide a receipt for insurance purposes; you can use it to claim back the expense. Depending on the policies of your insurance company, they may or may not accept our receipts. Check with them first.

No. The medication will be sent directly to you.

No. Following the Canadian American Agreement, medications are duty free.

All medications will be sent through Canada Express Post, guaranteeing a safe arrival. You will receive your medication within 2-4 weeks.

We can send you up to a 90-days supply of each of your medications, provided you have a valid prescription and they are for your personal use only. We recommend that you order three months supply at once, to cut down on shipping costs.

We charge $19.00 for shipping and handling which includes insurance per package. If you are ordering medications for different members of your family at the same time, please let us know that you would prefer to have the orders shipped together and we will charge the $19.00 fee only once. These are the only additional charges you will be billed.

No. Canadian Prescription Drugs does not ship any controlled medications. 

This will allow our Canadian pharmacy to provide you with better counseling when necessary.

We don't accept returns. Canadian pharmacies are prohibited by law from accepting returned drugs.

Yes. The Canadian government has strict requirements for the manufacturing of medications. Some drugs sold in Canada are manufactured in the US and repackaged for sale in Canada.

Your initial order and refills may take up to 2-4 weeks to arrive after we received all your documents.

The medication you order can look slightly different since it is coming from Canada. However, these products have the same active ingredient(s) and work in exactly the same way. In addition, the manufacturer may change the appearance of the pills / packaging for marketing purposes or availability of components, among other reasons.