After ordering a prescription drug for his enlarged prostate earlier this year from a Canadian pharmacy, a 76-year-old Santa Fe man received a letter from the federal government informing him that it had confiscated the package.

The man, who did not want to be identified, said he saves more than $200 every three months or so by buying two prescription drugs — Celebrex and tamsulosin (the generic name for Flomax) — from a Canadian pharmacy rather than at Albertsons or Walgreens.

By Anne Constable
4 June 2006

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