COVID 19 has been spreading at a very rapid pace. Social distancing is the need of the hour to fight COVID19, however, there are important things like groceries and medicines you might need on a daily basis for which you may need to step out from your homes.
As most of our daily groceries can be delivered to our homes online, similar can be also done for medical supplies which can also be delivered through apps. When someone thinks of purchasing medicines from apps you have to keep a few things in mind. For starters, you should only buy medicines from online pharmacies that require a valid prescription from a doctor or another licensed healthcare professional.
Also, make sure you check the registration number of the online pharmacy and cross-check it with the website of the regulatory body. If all these checks come back clean, go ahead, make those bookings.
Here are the top 5 apps which will bring you your medicines right at your doorstep:
Practo was originally used for doctor’s appointment, bookings and reviews, but now it has expanded and launched an online medicine app which delivers in across 100 cities in India, including Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Lucknow etc.
1mg lets one purchase medicine online but also gives access to related information like the dosage, side effects, among other things. One of the added benefits that are tagged along that the person concerned can enter the name of the medicine and can find the cheaper alternative of the same compound.
HeyCare is a wholesome healthcare app, which can provide complete healthcare and medical services including setting up appointments for lab tests, vaccination and pill reminders among other things. But the best thing about the app is it helps us to buy medicines.
PharmEasy is an affordable online subscription medicine portal in India. The app helps one to order medicines and healthcare products and also has facilities to book health tests for a person at their residence as per the person concerned convenience. The medicines ordered through the app can be home-delivered within 24-48 hours.
It is considered as the fastest medicine delivery app among the lot. BrownPacket claims to deliver medicines between 2 to 48 hours. All that the user needs to do is upload their prescription and provide details of the address they want their medicines to get delivered to.