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IndianMoney Review: Merits and Demerits Of Purchasing Medicine Online

IamCheated.com Research Team | December 05, 2018  7:07:pm

Online shopping is very helpful as you can buy a wide variety of products, in the ease and comfort of home. Online shopping is not just restricted to fashion wear, apparels and electronic items. There are a lot of other items which you can buy online. Using online pharmacy, you can even buy medicines, sitting in the comfort of home. While purchasing medicines online has many benefits, there are some drawbacks which you need to be aware of.

Merits Of Purchasing Medicine Online:  IndianMoney Review

1. Low prices

Purchasing medicines online saves a lot of money as online medicine prices are low, when compared to offline prices. This is mainly because there are no middlemen in the case of an online pharmacy. Also, there is no need to rent a shop to sell medicines. As these costs are not involved, the online pharmacy can sell medicines at discounted prices.

2. Convenience

The main advantage of purchasing medicines online is convenience. If you live in a remote area or if it’s difficult to visit a pharmacy with your busy schedule, you can simply order online. The delivery executive will come and deliver at your doorstep. Also, if the particular medicine is not available at the pharmacies around you, it can be ordered online.

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3. Privacy

Some people prefer privacy while purchasing medicines. This is mainly because they do not want to disclose their illnesses. In such cases online pharmacy is helpful as you don't have to disclose names of medicines to pharmacists.

Demerits of purchasing Medicine Online:  IndianMoney Review

1. Risk of receiving fake medicines

The main disadvantage of purchasing medicines online is the risk of receiving fake and outdated medicines. Some fake sites sell outdated and fake medicines at an attractive price. There are chances of receiving medicines which have no active ingredients or which contain harmful ingredients. Not all the online pharmacies are concerned about customer safety. IndianMoney review says that you must purchase medicines only from genuine online pharmacies.

2. Location of the pharmacies

With the help of the internet, you can even buy medicines from other countries. This has become a cause for concern as the brand name can cause a lot of confusion. There may be same brands, but with different medicines. The medicines which look similar will have different ingredients.

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3. Late Delivery

Another disadvantage of purchasing medicines online is late delivery. Online pharmacies take some days to deliver medicines. If you need medicine urgently, online pharmacies may not help you. IndianMoney reviews say that if you need medicines urgently, visit the nearest pharmacy and make the purchase.

4. Unlicensed Pharmacies

Not all online pharmacies have the license to sell medicines. There are some fraudsters who sell medicines without a proper license. You will end up receiving fake or adulterated products, if you purchase from unlicensed Pharmacies. So make sure to check the genuinity of the pharmacy, before purchasing any medicines.

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