How to Get an EpiPen for Less in Canada

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Medication and medical bills can be one of the biggest expenses for people in the United States today.

The average person spends over $1200 a year on essential medication that they need to go about their daily life. This might be a cost that some people simply cannot afford.

EpiPens are critical to people who have severe allergies and need to be carried around at all times. However, the steep prices that come with Epipens make it unaffordable for many people.

In this article, we will explain exactly how to get an EpiPen for less in Canada. This will allow you to save money on your medication.

Read on to find out more about EpiPens and the process in Canada.

What is an EpiPen?

An EpiPen is an auto-injector device used to deliver Epinephrine into the body following a severe allergic reaction.

The body can go into a state of shock, or anaphylaxis, which can quickly bring about severe breathing difficulties and symptoms which can lead to death if not treated.

These devices have been in operation since the early 1980s. They are designed so that anyone can easily administer the dose if they come into contact with something they are extremely allergic to.

This might be food-based allergies such as nuts, milk, fish, or shellfish. Or even animal allergies such as wasp stings or bee stings.

It is essential that this medication is delivered quickly to the victim in order to stop any adverse effects from occurring.

The Issues with EpiPens in America

The problem is that EpiPens have a relatively short shelf life, usually a year. As such, EpiPens need to be replaced regularly in order for the dose to be at its optimum strength.

Even if you aren't having to use the pens, the cost of replacing them to keep the dosage in date will quickly run into thousands of dollars.

This is also not considering that you may need to have multiple EpiPens in various locations, such as your home or work, as well as carrying one around with you wherever you go.

With EpiPens being sold in packs of two, this may not be enough for your needs and peace of mind, so you might end up having to buy multiple packs of two. These will then need to be replaced every year.

Ordering Your Prescription Online From Canada

Ordering your prescription online from Canada is not only easy but can also save you hundreds of dollars on prescriptions whilst getting exactly the same medication.

Working with a licensed international pharmacy has never been swifter or quicker. You can choose from speaking with one of our knowledgable customer service representatives and filling out an online form to complete your order.

Simply type in EpiPen into the search bar and select the level of dosage and amount you need and add to the basket.

If you are a new customer, you will need to register and provide a few simple details. We will also need a copy of your prescription, which you can either upload to your account, fax, or mail us an original copy.

If you don't have a copy of your prescription to hand, don't worry. If you provide us with the details of your doctor, we can contact them on your behalf and get the prescription for you.

Once that is verified and payment is taken, your EpiPen can be mailed directly to your door!

If you are a first time customer, we will attempt to call you to verify all your details and medication requirements before shipping.

Shipping Your EpiPen and Repeat Prescriptions

Once everything has been processed, you are able to track your order (from Canada and the UK) by paying a small additional fee of $5.05. Orders from other countries are partially tracked and will cease once entering the destination country.

You will receive your prescription between 7-12 business days for a non-tracked option and between 5-10 business days for a tracked delivery. All deliveries in America are made through the United States Postage Service.

However, there are rare occasions where delays will occur, often due to adverse weather conditions, postage strikes, and custom reviews.

We work extremely hard to get your medication and prescriptions to your door as fast as possible, within our physical means.

Once you have ordered from us once and we have your prescription in our database, reordering EpiPens and prescriptions is so simple to do.

Simply log on to your account and click the reorder button. The website will fill out your prescription automatically, after which you can make the payment.

If you don't want to use an online order form, simply give one of our customer service representatives a call. They will be able to order your prescription over the phone.

Now You Know How to Get an EpiPen Affordably

We hope this article on online prescriptions and how to get an EpiPen has been informative and useful in terms of how to go about getting cheaper prescription medication.

Why should you spend thousands of dollars on medication in America when you can source exactly the same products for cheaper online? It makes a lot of sense to look elsewhere when it comes to buying medication that you need. Don't go overspending on medicines whose prices are inflated for no logical reason.

If you have any further questions on ordering Epipens or any other medication, why not have a look at our previous blogposts? Or contact us directly. We would love to help you with your prescription needs!

Works Cited:

External:

https://www.bloomberg.com/quicktake/drug-prices

https://www.foodallergy.org/living-food-allergies/food-allergy-essentials/common-allergens/shellfish

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-46302780

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