Ordering prescription drugs online can save you time and maybe money, but you must be careful. When you're ordering drugs online, follow these tips: 1. Consult your doctor first. 2. Don't use a site that bypasses prescriptions. 3. Use a licensed pharmacy that offers access to a registered pharmacist. 4. Read the pharmacy's privacy and security policies. 5. Steer clear of sites that don't provide a street address and phone number. 6. When you get the medication, make sure it matches your prescription.