Do Canadian Pharmacies Honor US Prescriptions?

Yes, doctors in the U.S.

can and do send prescriptions to Canadian pharmacies.

Canadian provinces require that pharmacies dispense medications pursuant to a valid prescription authorized by a Canadian practitioner.

Do pharmacies accept foreign prescriptions?

Foreign prescriptions are generally not accepted at most of the pharmacies. However, no pharmacy workers will give medical advice or provide medical help. Once you buy the drugs, there are no returns due to health reasons. Most regular insurance companies pay for prescription medicines one month at a time.

Can I get a prescription filled in another country?

Even if you’re prepared with a copy of your prescription and the money to pay for the drugs, many countries do not permit pharmacies to fill prescriptions that originate outside their country. One solution is to see a local doctor to explain your medical condition to get a new prescription that can be filled locally.

Can you mail prescription drugs from US to Canada?

In general, personal importation of a 90-day supply of medication is allowed, but only if the drug is not available in the United States. U.S. customs officials have relaxed their policy on the importation of prescription drugs through the mail from Canada.

Is it illegal to buy pet meds from Canada?

Drugs from Canada are not approved by the federal government for use in the United States. It is illegal for you to get medications shipped from Canada for yourself or your pet. Q: The pharmacy told me I don’t need a prescription for a medication.