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A Full Pharmacy At Your Doorstep: Introducing Essentials from Alto

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Since the beginning, Alto has delivered a full-service pharmacy experience straight to your doorstep. With the launch of Essentials from Alto, we’re now covering even more of your pharmacy needs.

This new offering gives you the option to purchase essential pharmacy items in the Alto app along with your prescription medication, from Tums® and Tylenol® to Covid tests, face masks, and more. It’s all part of our promise to make it easy to prioritize your health and wellness — and to keep you out of long pharmacy lines, of course.

Our pharmacy essentials will be offered automatically when you schedule a delivery. Here’s a sneak peak at what to expect.

What it is

Essentials from Alto is a curated collection of 50 widely used pharmacy products, conveniently featured in the Alto app. When scheduling a medication delivery, you will be able to browse the selection and add anything you need to your order at no extra cost.

The Assortment

At Alto, customers always come first, with all of our services designed to support your health and wellness. When developing Essentials from Alto, we made sure to include both general use items as well as products related to our core therapeutic areas.

Items available for purchase include but are not limited to:

  • Allergy & asthma essentials including Claritin®, Flonase®, Benadryl®, and Allegra®
  • Cough & cold essentials including Nyquil® and Dayquil®
  • Covid care essentials including rapid antigen tests and medical-grade face masks
  • Diabetes care essentials including glucose tablets
  • Digestive health essentials including Tums, Gas-X®, and stool softeners
  • Pain & fever relief essentials including Advil® and Tylenol
  • Skin care essentials including sunscreen
  • Vitamin & supplement essentials including vitamin D, vitamin C, fish oil, melatonin, and prenatal vitamins

over the counter medication - Alto App

over the counter medication - Alto App

Payment and delivery

You’ll pay for your essentials along with your prescription medications when you check out in the app, and then schedule them as one delivery.

As a reminder, your payment method options include Apple Pay, FSA/HSA, debit and credit cards, and automatic funds transfer.

To schedule a delivery, pick the day and delivery window that works best and let us know if we should bring your order to your home or office. You can designate a safe place for packages to be left if you won’t be home. 

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Tell us what you think

We designed Essentials from Alto to better serve customers like you, and your feedback is key to improving the experience.

We’ll continue to refine our assortment of pharmacy essentials as we go. If there’s a particular product you’d like to see in the shop, we’re all ears. Send us a message at feedback@alto.com

Get the pharmacy care you deserve

At Alto, we’re more than just a pharmacy — we’re a partner in your health. We go above and beyond to get you the medication you need at the best price possible.

Free, same-day delivery is only the beginning. Our pharmacists are available until 9 pm PST on weeknights and 6 pm PST on weekends to answer any questions you have about your medication. We also offer support with insurance and finding the best price possible on your prescriptions.

Reach out any time through secure in-app messaging or by phone at 1-800-874-5881 to learn more or transfer your prescriptions to Alto.

This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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