Verify your online pharmacy before you buy.

According to the FDA, 97% of online pharmacies are illegitimate and unsafe. Even experts have difficulty identifying a fake online pharmacy from its website alone. What looks like a discount online pharmacy from Canada or the U.S. could be a rogue website from anywhere in the world. Highly sophisticated criminal enterprises are utilizing malware, engaging in identity theft, and selling medicine that does not work, or worse, is dangerous to your health. Use our search tool to determine if your online pharmacy is certified and from a safe source.


It’s not worth the risk. We want you to be safe. Verify before you buy.


Help us keep you safe. Report suspected activity.

The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies supports the efforts of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end illegitimate drug sellers online. If you have concerns about a website or drug seller, please report the information directly to law enforcement through the button above. Learn more about the FDA’s BeSafeRx campaign.

North Carolina Residents: You can also report suspected fake pharmaceuticals, or any other counterfeit products, to the North Carolina Secretary of State's Office by email.

North Carolina State Advisory Council

Verify Before You Buy is a partnership between the State of North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies and the Secretary of State's Advisory Council to Combat Counterfeit Medication. Council members include:

AARP North Carolina
North Carolina Academcy of Family Services
North Carolina Chamber
North Carolina Council on Churches
North Carolina Health and Human Services
North Carolina Justice Center
North Carolina Retail Merchants Association
Partners in Health and Wholeness
Wake Tech
Seniors Health Insurance Information Program

About The Center For Safe Internet Pharmacies

The Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2011 by a diverse group of Internet and technology companies, financial services companies and shipping companies to address the global problem of consumer access to illegitimate pharmaceuticals from illegal online pharmacies and other sources. CSIP, its 11 member organizations and partners in the industry provide consumers and medical professionals with ways to verify online pharmacies, to report illegal online pharmacies or counterfeit pharmaceutical products, and to become educated about these issues. CSIP also collaborates with global law enforcement in support of efforts to end the threat of illegal online pharmacies.

CSIP Members. Experts you can trust.