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Buying Viagra Online with Prescription

Savvy shoppers often can save time and money by ordering their erectile dysfunction drugs from a reliable online facilitator such as eDrugstore.com. But you’ll still need to have a prescription to do so.

Though internet searches might try to make you believe otherwise, the only way to legally obtain Viagra in the United States is with a valid prescription.

Though Viagra has improved the lives of millions of men and their partners, there are several points along the route from deciding to try Viagra to actually having it in your possession that have the potential to be awkward. Society may be more open about erectile dysfunction these days, but that doesn’t make it easy for the typical man to approach his physician about it. And once you have the prescription, there is the matter of having it filled.

Insurance Coverage Isn’t an Issue

Most people with prescription drug benefits don’t have coverage for “lifestyle” drugs like Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, or Staxyn, so most men are not tied down to a particular pharmacy chain that accepts their prescription drug benefits. This frees men up to use their prescription in any number of pharmacies, both of the brick-and-mortar variety and the online variety. But what is your best bet when you have a Viagra prescription in hand and want to get it filled quickly, economically, and discreetly?

Let’s be honest: there are many reasons men aren’t keen on taking their prescription for Viagra to their local pharmacy. Even though pharmacists are strictly bound by patient privacy laws, it’s not easy to hand over evidence that you’re having trouble with sexual functioning.

Throw in the possibility that the pharmacist is a personal friend, or that you’ll run into a co-worker, pastor, or one of your kids’ teachers at the pharmacy, and you have the ingredients for an awkward encounter. And if you go to a different pharmacy than your usual one, you’re faced with the hassle of providing the personal information required to get you into its computer system. Online ordering has a lot to recommend when it comes to getting sensitive prescriptions filled while maximizing privacy.

Check Out Online Options Carefully

Make sure you’re dealing with a reputable online merchant before sealing the deal. 

There are many perfectly legitimate online sites that will fill your prescription. Unfortunately, when you search for these places, you’ll also find dozens of online “pharmacies” that may not be pharmacies at all, but dishonest people trying to make dishonest money from you. First of all, stay away from any online source claiming to sell Viagra without a prescription. Again, in the United States, Viagra cannot be dispensed without one, and outfits that claim otherwise are often drug counterfeiters. When choosing an online source, ensure that these three things are present:

  • a street address in the United States
  • a U.S. phone number
  • a requirement for a prescription before Viagra is dispensed

Price Is Only One Consideration

There is nothing wrong with comparing prescription prices online. With drugs like Viagra, there will not be a wide range in prices because prices are set by the manufacturer. If you visit a website offering Viagra at a price that is unrealistically low, stay away because it could well be a counterfeiter (and make sure your computer’s antivirus software is up-to-date because such sites are notorious for infecting computers).

In addition to prices, check shipping, security, and privacy policies to ensure that all are up to scratch. Find out which shipping companies they use, and don’t choose a supplier that uses a shipping company you don’t recognize. Finally, it’s not a bad idea to go ahead and call their customer service number to check out how quickly they answer and how helpful they are.

If you have a prescription for Viagra, it’s understandable that you may not want to fill it at the same place you get your child’s antibiotic ointment or your wife’s statin prescription. Having prescriptions filled online can be safe, convenient, and discreet, as long as you thoroughly check out your source and avoid obvious red flags.

Longtime online facilitator eDrugstore.com sells a full range of ED drugs, including both brand-name and generic products. In business since the late 1990s, eDrugstore ships via FedEx or the United States Postal Service in privacy-preserving packaging and is totally committed to online customer security and privacy. And if you don’t yet have a doctor’s prescription, eDrugstore can arrange a complimentary online consultation with a licensed U.S. physician who can authorize a prescription if appropriate. To learn more, visit eDrugstore’s Erectile Dysfunction page.

 

Don Amerman has spent more than three decades in the business of writing and editing. During the last 15 years, his focus has been on freelance writing. For almost all of his writing, He has done all of his own research, both online and off, including telephone and face-to-face interviews where possible. Don Amerman on Google+