Check these Web sites to protect yourself from prescription drug counterfeiters.
Thousands of Internet and overseas pharmacies sell prescription drugs at discount prices, but American officials and pharmaceutical companies are now warning consumers that they may not be getting what they paid for.
Every month, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gets dozens of reports of counterfeit drugs. They may look exactly like the medicines your doctor would prescribe, but they often contain little or no active ingredients, or could contain additional ingredients that could have serious side effects.
To protect yourself from counterfeit drugs, do this: