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Top 5 apps to buy medicine online in India


The trend of getting everything home delivered has touched new heights. Earlier, you could order fashion apparel and accessories and try them at the comfort of your home. Now, this trend has even extended to spheres like healthcare with apps that allow you to make doctor’s appointments and accessing other medical services. The best part about these apps is they offer attractive discounts on every purchase. The popularity of these apps is growing rapidly since people don’t have to go to the local store to buy medicines. So, below is a list of the top 5 apps that you can use to order medicine online.

  • Practo

Practo is one of the most trusted names in the domain of online doctor consultations. Recently, the company launched its online medical app across 100 cities in India such as Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad, and Lucknow.


You can order any medicine for this platform since Practo has tied up with local drug stores and pharmacies which help them to deliver your medicines right on time.

You just have to upload the prescription on the app and your medicines will be home delivered. If you need the medicines regularly you can also subscribe to them and even if you forget to order them, they will be delivered to you.

  • 1mg

1mg is another established name in the field of the healthcare industry in India. The app lets you buy medicine online and also access related information regarding your prescription drugs. You can get information about the dosage, side effects, and all other details about your medicines through the app. 

The company has tied up with local pharmacies that take care of fulfilling the customer needs. The cities served by 1mg include Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Agra, Bhopal, and Indore. 

The best part about this app is that you can enter the names of the medicine and get cheaper alternatives with the same compound. You don’t have to buy the same medicine that is comparatively expensive. This app also offers health tips from eminent doctors based on the medicines that you purchase. 

  • NetMeds

NetMeds is one of the most reliable apps that deliver medicine online in India. You can order medicines from anywhere in the world while the deliveries are made to locations in India only. 

You can simply upload your prescription and place your order within minutes. The medicines get delivered to your doorstep within 2-3 days. While ordering medicines you can get huge discounts and earn cashback that can be used for the next purchase. You can also order medicines on cash on delivery across all locations in India. So, it is one of the simplest ways to get your medicine home delivered.

  • PharmEasy

PharmEasy is one of the largest online subscription medicine portals in India. Using this app, you can order so many things other than the medicines like OTC products, healthcare products, and medicine of course. You can receive your order within 24-48 hours. The app also lets you book lab tests that are conducted at the convenience of your home. You can get the reports online later.

Currently, PharmEasy is operating in 1000+ cities and towns, covering more than 22,000+ pin codes across India. You can save your money on every order you place. To get the additional discount on your order use coupon code and save an extra penny.

  • Medlife

One of India’s largest online pharmacies, Medlife is a very basic app that offers medicine delivery to your doorstep. The app offers you a very hassle-free experience and thus it is quite famous among the elderly not so tech-savvy people. This is one of the most user-friendly apps that offer medicines delivery and lab tests. The platform also offers you heavy discounts and great offers to make your purchase pocket-friendly and economic. 

Online medicine ordering apps have come as a boon to India. These options are becoming popular since you don’t have to step out of your house to get the medicines. Patients also prefer the fact that they get huge discounts while ordering medicines and booking lab tests. So, the next time you need any medicine, drop the idea of stepping out of your house and order online from any of these platforms.