For several years now, it has been possible to buy drugs, cosmetics and care products or even food supplements online. Thanks to Covid-19, which has forced millions of people to avoid and limit travel, in recent months we have witnessed a real boom in online drug purchases.
The 5 advantages of online pharmacies
More time to make a decision, to get information, more choice, more attractive prices: there are so many advantages of choosing an online retail pharmacy computer systems. Let’s analyze them in detail.
Time savings: the time savings are undeniable thanks to home delivery which is an essential advantage for all people with reduced mobility, for those who do not have a pharmacy near their home or have difficulty getting around. Thanks to online pharmacies, they can order medicines from the comfort of their homes without having to move.
Price reduction : The prices of over-the-counter drugs and body care and wellness products are generally lower than in physical pharmacies. As there are no vendors or representatives to pay, the prices offered are generally lower than those of traditional pharmacies. Everything online is computerized, few employees are needed to place orders. Furthermore, on the web there is the possibility for consumers to compare prices between different online pharmacies and thus to obtain sometimes substantial savings.
Confidentiality : Online purchase allows for complete confidentiality, not always guaranteed at the pharmacy counter. Many patients do not dare to contact the local pharmacist in case of embarrassing illnesses. For these people, the internet makes it possible to access the drug without feeling uncomfortable and in absolute privacy!
Ease of choice :An excellent online pharmacy is the one that facilitates the choice of the right drug: with a few clicks it is very easy to find the right drug for a symptom, for a person (depending on age) and in one form or another (tablets, sachets to be diluted …). In the relative sheet it is possible to read the detailed description of that product rather than that supplement and understand if it corresponds to our needs.
Wide range of products and always present customer service. One of the main strengths of an online pharmacy is that it offers a much wider range of products than stores.