Explains what psychiatric drugs are, what to know before taking them, and information on side effects and coming off medication.
The safest way to buy psychiatric medication online is from a registered internet pharmacy. These pharmacies will only supply you with medication if:
Before buying any kind of medication from an internet pharmacy, check whether their website shows the General Pharmaceutical Council’s registration logo. This should include a registration number for that specific pharmacy. It should look like this:
You can search for the registration number on the General Pharmaceutical Council's online register. If the pharmacy is listed here, then it is a legitimate pharmacy.
Buying medication on the internet without a valid prescription can be very dangerous. If you buy medication from an unregistered pharmacy or a website that doesn't require a valid prescription, you risk getting a drug that:
This information was published in March 2021. We will revise it in 2024.
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