Pune based App promises Generic Substitutes for Drugs of all kinds
Pune, September 2015: MedsOnWay.com, a cost-effective pharmacy-portal recently launched its Android App, dedicated to help consumers buy drugs at an economical price. Founders Mr. Aniket Bora and Mr. Prashant Pillai started the app with the aim of promoting Generic Drugs and the cost effectiveness & benefits associated with it. MedsOnWay helps you order medicines and fulfill those orders with the help of channel partners who are FDA registered pharmacies.
Also present at the event were Dr. N.U. Gandhi – Senior Consultant & Honorary Faculty at M.M.F. Foundation, Major General J.N. Nayar, Dr. Rujuta Panse – Director at Final Diagnostics, Mrs. Meera Sukhatme – Retired Judge, Consumer Court & Active Social Activist, Dr. Madhav Kolhatkar – A seasoned Pathologist, M.D. Pathology and Faculty – Physiotherapy Department, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Dr. A.B. Limaye – Retired General Practitioner.
The application’s different innovative features make shopping for medicines an easy and hassle-free experience. One can simply upload their prescription online and order medicines directly. Users can avail an assured discount of 10% on their bills along with free home delivery. They can also save up to 70% per month by opting for affordable generic substitutes for their medicines. The bill payment can be done by the reliable payment option of Cash-On-Delivery basis on genuine bills provided by the company to ensure authentic medicines with batch numbers and expiry dates. Users can also get drug information by gaining knowledge about usage, side effects, etc. of medicines. Orders are stored, which enables one to reorder easily. The option of Refill Reminders helps remind customers 3 days in advance to ensure timely refills. Moreover, discussing the dosage, instructions, precautions and substitutes for each available medicine in the online store presents a very transparent scenario for the customers.
Commenting on the launch, Aniket Bora, Co-Founder, MedsonWay, says “We plan to have presence in 4 cities by next year and 12 major cities by 2017. We project to capture around 0.5 % of chronic market summing up to approx 18,000 crores by 2017. At the moment, we have 80,000 medicines registered with us.”
He adds, “The trust of our overseas customers is reflected through their orders we received, for their parents in Pune.”
Prashant Pillai, Co-Founder, MedsOnWay, comments, “With the app, we hope to eradicate the recurrent problem of non-availability of medicines in the nearest pharmacy store. We have a sturdy Supply Chain Management Model that runs on three Efficient Steps – Strong Distribution Channel, Assured Availability & Timely Delivery.”
Dr. Kolhatkar says, “Doctors should mention cost effective options when they are prescribing any particular medicine so that people can choose. Luckily with this app, people have the luxury of varied choices”
Dr. Limaye states, “It will be mandatory that doctors would have to mention only the composition of a particular medicine rather than the brand name and people would then be able to choose their generic substitute. I appreciate MedsOnWay’s initiative to make it possible for today’s well-informed generation to increase their knowledge about the advantages of Generic Drugs and such a valuable & user-friendly app”
About MedsOnWay: Started in 2014 in Pune, Medsonway.com is a cost-effective pharmacy-portal. The company was started by Mr. Aniket Bora and Mr. Prashant Pillai with a vision to eradicate the recurrent problem of non-availability of medicines in the nearest pharmacy store. Along with their E-commerce website, the company also has its presence on Android through its app, which is available on Google Play. For more information, please visit: http://www.medsonway.com