Walgreens has been a trusted pharmacy ever since its inception in 1901. Now the app has proved to be an equally trustworthy digital version of that. Walgreens app lets its customers access their online medical prescriptions through a verification process for security.
They can refill it by punching in the prescription number or by scanning the barcode of the prescription. Other features of the Walgreens app include a Live Doctor Consultation, pill reminders and a free Pharmacy Chat.
The video consultation takes place with a registered physician and has around 12-15 minutes waiting time. The pharmacy chat takes place over text. The app has non-medical features as well, like shopping for various household items online and getting photos from their devices printed and delivered to them in the form of cards, postcards or posters. It is a comprehensive app catering to multiple needs of the registered user.
User interface 8/10
The app has a soothing blue and white colour combination throughout the app. It has multiple pages, thanks to all the diversified services it provides. But all of them are easy to understand and operate. The home page displays options for prescription and health, photos, shopping for products and weekly ads and coupons. Along with that, there are tabs for refilling your prescription by scanning, balance rewards and a store locator as well.
The app facilitates lateral connection with other apps like Google or Apple maps to help you find a store, or if you are an Apple user, you can connect it to Apple Health to keep track of your medical conditions and physical health on an everyday basis. It is also a great help for non-emergency type consultations like allergies or infections from the comfort of home. For an offline appointment, you can schedule it with Walgreens clinic if your map can find one in your locality.
First of all, it caters to your comprehensive medical needs. From prescription refilling in your account to get medicines from the nearest store to consulting doctors and pharmacy experts for various queries – you get it all. Moreover, photo section can access photos from all your device folders as well as social media accounts and reach to you printed photo cards on the same day. You can even use it to set reminders for taking pills and access digital coupons.
App’s performance 8/10
The app has received good reviews for ease of use and convenience. Apart from a few technical glitches here and there, it serves the clients well in terms of reminders, shopping services, accessibilities and quick consultations.
Walgreens app requires Android 4.1 above and iOS 10 above to function in the device.
The app has multiple uses under one roof. Medicine is an emergency service, and it is always preferable if medicine-related issues can be solved quickly and without much of a hassle. Mainly used for Rx and photo printing services, the app is a solution to quite a few problems at the fingertips.
- Quick consultation at $49
- Little waiting time
- Easy pharmacy information
- Rx refilling and pill reminders
- No emergency service
- Unable to delete old prescriptions sometimes
- A week’s wait at least for verification