Amazon will now deliver the medicines to your home. The company announced Amazon pharmacy services that will allow home delivery of medicines. To place an order, users will first need to submit their prescriptions. Amazon Prime members can enjoy special benefits and drug discounts.
To create an account on Amazon Pharmacy, users will need to enter basic details about them and also mention if they are allergic to any medicine. They will also need to present their health conditions. After setup, users will be prompted to submit their prescription or Amazon can also request prescriptions on their behalf, but this will take time.
Doctors can send prescriptions directly to Amazon Pharmacy, and patients can also request a transfer from their existing retailers. According to a CNBC report, the store will offer “a range of” generic and brand name drugs “including” commonly prescribed drugs such as insulin, triamcinolone steroid creams, metformin for blood glucose control and sumatriptan for migraines. “
The report says Amazon Prime members will receive special benefits. They can receive the medicines delivered to them in just two days. Along with that, they will receive some special offers and discounts on medicines. The company says Prime members will be able to save “up to 80% off generic drugs and 40% off brand name drugs if they pay without insurance.”
Users with and without insurance can order medicines from Amazon Pharmacy. If you have an insurance plan that covers the cost of drugs, you will need to fill in the full details on the plan. After saving the details, you can choose whether you want to use your insurance plan to make the payment or not.
Amazon Pharmacy was launched in the United States and will be available in 45 states. It will not be available in states such as Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana and Minnesota. It has not been announced whether Amazon will launch the feature in other countries, including India.
Speaking about Amazon Pharmacy, Amazon’s Senior Vice President for North American Consumers Doug Herrington said, “As more and more people try to complete daily errands from home, the pharmacy is an important and necessary addition to Amazon’s online store.” .
Coming to India, he currently has delivery of medicines sites like 1Mg, netmeds, pharmeasy, practo, Bookmeds and other less known apps. Among all the medicine apps, Netmeds and 1Mg are widely used in the country.
The company announced Amazon pharmacy services that will allow home delivery of medicines.
- Amazon will now deliver the medicines to your home.
- The company announced Amazon pharmacy services that will allow home delivery of medicines.
- Amazon Prime members can enjoy special benefits and drug discounts.