- Q: Do I need a prescription?
- Q: Can you fill prescriptions from my American
- Q: How safe are Canadian prescription drugs?
- Q: Why are prescription drug prices lower
- Q: What is the difference between a generic
drug and a brand name drug?
- Q: Are generic drugs safe?
- Q: What if I don't want generic substitution?
- Q: How much prescription medication can I
purchase at one time?
- Q: How do I pay for my prescription medication?
- Q: How long will it take to receive my prescription
- Q: Do you dispense narcotic medications?
- Q: What is Canadamednet.com's return policy?
- Q: Why are some prescription drug names
different in Canada?
- Q: Will you accept my insurance?
- Q: What does Canadamednet.com do for me?
Do I need a prescription ?
A: Yes, just like your local pharmacy we require a
valid prescription from a physician licensed to practice medicine
in your area of residence .
Can you fill prescriptions from my American Physician?
A: Yes we can, once a Canadian doctor has reviewed
your profile and approved your prescription under his/her
How does the quality of Canadian Prescription drugs compare
to American prescription drugs?
A: Canada has an exceptional health care system and
has very strict standards for the approval and manufacturing
of prescription drugs.
Why are prescription drug prices lower in Canada?
A: In Canada prescription drug prices are lower for
several reasons. The Canadian government
has price controls, this limits how
much drug manufacturers can charge for brand name drugs once
approved and caps subsequent price increases. Also, generic
drugs are available 5 years earlier in Canadian pharmacies.
What is the difference between a generic drug and a brand
name drug ?
A: A generic drug is a medication for which the original
manufacturer has lost patent protection. Because of this ,
other manufacturers are allowed to produce and sell the exact
medication at a lower more
competitive price. The generic drug is the exact same medication
as the original brand name drug, simply made by another company.
Due to strict regulations on the generic drug industry, these
drugs must provide the same therapeutic effect as the brand
Are generic drugs safe ?
A: Yes, Canadian generic drugs are just as safe and
effective as US generic drugs. Canada has a government agency
just like the FDA , that tightly monitors the safety and quality
of all drugs sold in Canada. Generic prescription drugs are
all manufactured in Canada by well respected companies and
are used by million of Canadian citizens on a daily basis.
What if I don't want generic substitution ?
A: On the prescription order form you may choose whether
or not generic substitution is acceptable for your prescription
How much prescription medication can I purchase at one time
A: You may only order as much as your US doctor has
prescribed for you up to a maximum of three Months (100 days
supply). Due to regulations put into place by the FDA US citizens
are only allowed to import a maximum of three months supply
of prescription medication from Canadian pharmacies for personal
use. Any amount above this three month limit is not considered
How do I pay for my prescription medication ?
A: Canadamednet.com makes it easy to pay for your prescription
medicine. We accept personal check, money order, Visa, and Mastercard.
All charges are in US dollars.
How long will it take to receive my prescription medication
A: Prescription drug orders will be processed within
3 to 5 business days of receiving your complete patient profile
and your valid US prescription. Once shipped it can take 7
to 10 days for delivery. Shipping can be delayed by heavy
mail volumes at some custom facilities .Please call us for
your tracking number if you haven't received your order in
Do you dispense narcotic medications ?
A: No, It is illegal for a Canadian pharmacy to ship
any narcotic or controlled substance across the border to
a US resident . Also we will not dispense any habit forming
prescription medications such as
What is Canadamednet's return policy ?
A: Canadian pharmacies are prohibited from using returned
prescription medications. The British Columbia College of
Pharmacists Standard of practice states: The Pharmacist shall
not accept the return for use or
re-use of a portion of any drug or non-prescription medication.
However, a credit or refund will be issued if an error by
the pharmacist results in a customer receiving drugs that
should not have been shipped.
Why are some prescription drug names different in Canada ?
A: These are brand or trade names registered by the
manufacturer. In different countries manufacturers will often
use different names. The medications have the same active
ingredients, but may look different and have a different trade
name. For example Losec (Canada) is a tablet and Prilosec
(USA) is a capsule
Will you accept my insurance ?
Q: What does Canadamednet.com
do for me?
A: Because we are located in Canada , we can not accept
any foreign insurance. We will provide you an official receipt
for insurance purposes. However your insurance company may
or may not accept our
A: On your behalf, Canadamednet.com
- Consults a local physician in Canada and obtains
a Canadian prescription for your medication
- Has the prescription filled by a licensed Canadian
- Packages and ships your order to your home.