Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced the launch of diclofenac gel, an over-the-counter original prescription-strength arthritis pain relief in topical form for people suffering from chronic and acute pain. Specially trained Walgreens pharmacists, with support from the Global Healthy Living Foundation, will also provide one-on-one empathetic care and personalized pain management solutions to patients. Since its launch in December 2019, Walgreens pharmacists have conducted more than 30,000 pain consultations.
Patients can avail pain consultations from Walgreens pharmacists in-store, over the phone, and via Pharmacy Chat, available online or through the Walgreens app.
“Our comprehensive pain training, combined with an assortment of innovative pain solutions, ensure patients receive personalized, empathetic care from our pharmacists based on each patient’s situation, pain type, and history. In addition to pain management, our pharmacists receive specialized training to help patients manage a number of chronic conditions, including diabetes and mental health. During a time when community care is more important than ever before, patients can rest assured that their local Walgreens pharmacy is a trusted resource for the support, expertise, and products they need.” stated Rina Shah, group vice president, specialty and retail pharmacy operations, Walgreens.
Walgreens Pain Solutions and Therapies
Walgreens offers pain relief options that include diclofenac gel used to treat pain at source hand, wrist, elbow, foot, ankle, or knee available at Walgreens and Walgreens.com. It also offers vibration and light therapy solutions at around 5,400 stores and online.
Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is a pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise with a long history of trusted healthcare services, community pharmacy care, and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates. To learn more about Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walgreens Boots Alliance Page.
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