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  • Why deal with the pain of visiting a physical pharmacy?
  • Why deal with the pain of visiting a physical pharmacy?
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Capsule: a pharmacy you’ll never have to visit

After taking the time to visit the doctor and waiting an hour at a pharmacy, no one wants to hear that their medication isn't in stock. Online service Capsule wants to resolve the pain points associated with conventional chemists, delivering prescription drugs straight to New Yorkers’ doors.

Location United States

Picking up prescriptions can be a painful task. Between the long waits, confusing instructions and unreliable stock, it's no wonder why only 26% of people would recommend their pharmacy to a friend. [1] But a new player is looking to shake things up. Capsule is a new digital-only drugstore that bills itself as “the pharmacy you’ll never have to visit, but might want to.”





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