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Hello all, I am new to this forum and I have had IBS-C for about 7 years now. Unfortunately I never got a chance to try Zelnorm when it was available in the U.S. and I am considering ordering Zelmac from Medsmex. Is this company safe and reliable? About how long does it take to receive an order to the U.S.? For reference I would be paying with a money order/cashiers check. Have those who have ordered from Medsmex received their Zelmac orders and is it the "real thing" as opposed to a generic or knockoff formula?
 

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I have ordered by debit card, and received Zelmac from Medsmex. They are reliable as far as my experience goes, and it usually took about 3 weeks to a month to receive my order. However, I also saw bogus charges on my card up to a month later. This happened at least twice to me, and has happened to other people on this board as well. So I use an account that is only used for online orders and nothing else, and only has enough money in it at any time to cover what I am ordering, plus shipping (and international fees, in the case of Medsmex). When bogus charges show up, I contest them with my bank and have never been charged overdraft fees (but YMMV). Another way to do it in the past has been via money order; I'm not sure if Medsmex still accepts money orders however.Another source of tegaserod (the active drug in Zelmac/Zelnorm) is Inhouse Pharmacy in Vanuatu. They sell a generic form manufactured by Torrent Pharmaceuticals.I can't say for sure whether either of these products is the real thing. At one time both worked for me as well as Zelnorm sold in the U.S. before it was pulled, but now neither work at all for me.I'm sure other forum members will have more helpful input for you. Good luck!
 

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hi fallleaves i agree with everything fizzixgal said. i ordered from medsmex several times a couple years ago. their zelmac worked as well for me as zelnorm did. it took about three weeks to receive the orders. and yes, like fizzixgal said, whatever you do don't give them your actual credit card number. i made that mistake and sure enough someone there stole my number and began ringing up bogus charges on it. so i started using a virtual credit card number with them--it's a special one time use only number that is different from your real credit card number --and hadn't had any problems after that. so protect your credit card--either use a special debit card like fizzix has, or a virtual number or money order. i switched over to inhouse pharmacy last year because their generic zelnorm is so much cheaper than medmex's zelnorm and just as effective for me.and yes---good luck to you...
 
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