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Below is a list of the most commonly asked questions:

Q: What forms of payment does 4RX.COM accept?

A: We accept VISA and MasterCard on our website. All your credit card information is encrypted using SSL (secure socket layer).

Q: How do I place an order?

A: When you click "Add To Cart" from any product page, you will be taken to our secure shopping cart, where you will be asked to fill in your contact information, shipping and billing information. At the bottom of the page you will be asked to input your Credit Card details. After you hit the "submit" button and confirm your order you will receive a Thank You page along with your order number. For more information on How to Order, click here.

Q: Are credit card transactions over the Internet safe?

A: The credit card area on our site is secure. We utilize industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow the encryption of all credit card information. This means information passed between your computer and our web site cannot be read by any third party. SSL encryption technology, used by many Internet stores similar to ourselves, virtually eliminates credit card fraud on the Internet.

Q: What's the difference between a generic and a brand name drug?

A: Not much, except for name and price. Because generic drug manufacturers are not required to duplicate original medical studies proving the safety and efficiency of the chemical compound, they can produce generic versions at much lower costs, thus passing on these savings to the consumer. For more detailed information on the differences between Brand Name and Generic Medications, click here.

Q: Why are generic drugs cheaper than brand name ones?

A: They're less expensive because of the patent system. When they are first introduced, most new drugs are patent-protected by the government for 17 years. During that time, other companies can't sell the drug. This allows the company that developed the drug to market it exclusively and make back the research money that was spent to develop it.

When the patent runs out, drug companies can apply to the Food and Drug Administration to sell generic versions of the drug. And because they don't have to worry about investment costs, the competing companies can often sell the drug for 50 percent to 80 percent less than the cost of the brand name.

Q: What is the quality of generic drugs?

A: To be considered "bioequivalent / therapeutically equivalent" to its brand name counterpart, a generic drug must have the identical active chemical compounds as well as the quantity and speed of absorption of its active ingredients into the bloodstream. Sometimes the generic version of a drug may differ in color or shape from its brand name counterpart - these differences have no effect on the medical action of the drug and are for commercial or patent reasons only.

Q: What are the manufacturing standards for generic drugs?

A: The manufacturing facilities of all pharmaceutical companies, whether they are the makers of brand name or generic drugs, must pass stringent and regular inspections by the relevant authorities. There is no difference between the manufacturing standards set for generic pharmaceutical companies and those set for brand name pharmaceutical companies. Many companies that produce brand name drugs also make drugs sold under generic labels and vice versa.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: You may cancel your order before your order is shipped by filling out our Cancellation Form. We can not accept order cancellation once the order has been shipped.

Any chargebacks / disputes to credit cards without communicating with us first will be treated as Fraudulent. All details, including original order form, Terms and Conditions, username, IP addresses and access logs bearing members IP addresses and/or e-mail addresses and username will be forwarded to the issuing Credit Card Company (Fraud Division), FBI (Credit Card Fraud Division) and all Credit Reference Agencies which will probably result in a query into members credit card payment habits. Credit Card Fraud is a serious crime and will not be tolerated.