14 Online Drugstores in the Philippines for Medicine Delivery and Pickup

Venus Zoleta
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Medicine Delivery in the Philippines | Moneymax
Medicine Delivery in the Philippines | Moneymax

Need medicines badly for yourself or a loved one but can’t buy them immediately due to the quarantine? Or maybe there’s no drugstore near your place? In such times, an online drugstore that offers medicine delivery in the Philippines can be literally your lifesaver. It saves you a trip to the pharmacy and possibly, a coronavirus infection.

How can I get my medicine delivered at home, you might ask. Well, wonder no more. All you have to do is place your order on the pharmacy’s website and wait for medicines to be delivered to you.

Thanks to the internet, the medicines you need are just a few clicks away. Here are the online drugstores you should check out for your healthcare needs.

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Online Drugstores with Medicine Delivery in the Philippines

Here’s a quick summary of all online pharmacy options on this list with medicine delivery and/or pickup services.

Drugstore

Delivery Area

Delivery Time

Delivery Fee

AideApp

Metro Manila

1 - 3 days or more

PHP 150 - PHP 350

Dima.PH

Nationwide

2 - 14 business days

PHP 100 - PHP 160

Emmaflor Drug

Metro Manila

1 - 3 days

PHP 40 - PHP 140+

Generika Drugstore

Nationwide

Same-day delivery

PHP 90

GetMeds

Nationwide

Less than 48 hours

Depends on the location

Lazada Med

Nationwide

8 to 17 calendar days

Depends on location and package weight

MedExpress Drugstore

Nationwide

4 - 48 hours

Starts at PHP 100

MedGrocer

Metro Manila

Next working day

PHP 200

Mercury Drug Gamot Padala

Metro Manila

Same-day and next-day deliveries

PHP 100

Muramed

Nationwide

Same-day delivery up to 5 business days

PHP 50 - PHP 150 (Free for orders PHP 1,000 and up)

PharmEZ

Metro Manila and Luzon

Same-day up to 3 days

PHP 50 - PHP 165+ (Free for a minimum order of PHP 400 in NCR)

Rose Pharmacy Online

Nationwide

Same-day delivery up to 2 weeks

Free for a minimum order of PHP 2,000 (Metro Cebu) / PhP 150 (rest of the country)

Southstar Drug

Nationwide

Same-day delivery up to 14 days

PHP 99 - PHP 150 (Free for a certain minimum purchase)

Watsons Online Pharmacy

Nationwide

2 - 9 working days

Depending on package weight (Free for a minimum purchase of PHP 2,000)

AideApp

A one-stop medical care app, Aide makes availing healthcare services convenient for Filipinos. You can order medicines daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through the Aide mobile app and receive them at home. There’s no minimum purchase required.

Aside from medicine delivery in the Philippines, AideApp’s home care service also includes 24/7 online consultations, vaccination (for flu, hepatitis, etc.), laboratory testing, COVID-19 testing, nurse’s services for treatments such as childbirth and insulin injections, and physical therapy for senior citizens and PWDs.

  • Delivery location: Metro Manila

  • Delivery time: 1 to 3 days or more (depending on medicine availability)

  • Delivery fee: PHP 150 to PHP 350

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery, credit card, and GCash

  • How to order: Through Aide mobile app[1]

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Dima.PH

Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Dima
Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Dima

Dima is not your typical choice in this list of online drugstores with medicine delivery in the Philippines. This Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-licensed pharmacy focuses on providing greater access to reproductive health care and information in the Philippines.

Dima’s products include birth control pills, pregnancy tests, condoms, and erectile dysfunction treatments. These can be ordered via the Dima.ph online shop and delivered anywhere in the country.

Customers can also consult a partner doctor and get prescriptions for oral contraceptive pills and erectile dysfunction pills via Dima.ph.

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time:

    • Metro Manila and Antipolo – 2 business days

    • Other areas – 2 to 14 business days

  • Delivery fee:

    • Metro Manila – PHP 100

    • Luzon – PHP 120

    • Visayas – PHP 140

    • Mindanao – PHP 160

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery, credit card, Dragonpay

  • How to order: Through Dima.ph website[2]

Emmaflor Drug

Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Emmaflor Drug
Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Emmaflor Drug

Emmaflor Drug began in 1985 as a small community drugstore along Chino Roces Ave. in Makati City. Now, it operates nearly 10 branches in Makati and Taguig that sell not just over-the-counter medicines but also groceries.

Need to buy essentials from Emmaflor? You can conveniently order through its online pharmacy and supermarket. It offers same-day grocery and medicine delivery via Lalamove or Grab.

  • Delivery location: Metro Manila

  • Delivery time: Within 1 to 3 days

  • Delivery fee: PHP 40 to PHP 140+

  • Payment modes: GCash and bank deposit

  • How to order: Through Emmaflor website[3]

Related article: Shopping in the Time of COVID: 26 Online Grocery Stores with Delivery Services

Generika Drugstore

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time: Same-day delivery

  • Delivery fee: PHP 90

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery, credit card, GCash, MEDPadala credits

  • How to order: Through Generika E-store or app[4]

GetMeds

Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - GetMeds
Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - GetMeds

An FDA-licensed one-stop online drugstore, GetMeds sells authentic over-the-counter and prescription medicines, vitamins and supplements, medical supplies, and other healthcare and wellness products.

Apart from medicine delivery in the Philippines, GetMeds also offers a convenient subscription service for customers who need to refill their supply monthly. Customers may also have an online consultation with a doctor for free through the GetMeds app.

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time: Less than 48 hours after order confirmation

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery, credit/debit card, online banking transfer, TendoPay

  • How to order: Through GetMeds website or app[5]

Lazada Med

Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - LazadaMed
Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - LazadaMed

Frequent shoppers on Lazada can also order healthcare essentials on the online shopping site. Sourced from top brands and sold from Lazmall, Lazada Med products are 100% authentic and legitimate.

Among the products you can buy online via Lazada are over-the-counter medicines, medical supplies, vitamins and supplements, and prepaid health cards.

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time: 8 to 17 calendar days

  • Delivery fee: Varies depending on location and package weight

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery (for orders below PHP 25,000), Lazada Wallet, credit/debit card (Visa/Mastercard/JCB/American Express), GCash

  • How to order: Through Lazada Med page[6]

Related article: Your Guide to the Best Health Cards for Senior Citizens in the Philippines

MedExpress Drugstore

Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - MedExpress Drugstore
Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - MedExpress Drugstore

MedExpress is the leading hospital outpatient pharmacy in the Philippines. The online drugstore offers prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, medical supplies, and medical devices. Its medicine delivery service is available nationwide for a minimum order of PHP 250.

When ordering at MedExpress Drugstore, make sure to provide all these details so that your order can be processed faster:

  1. Full name

  2. Contact number

  3. Delivery address

  4. Picture of prescription, if applicable

  5. Medicine name and quantity

  6. Picture of senior citizen ID or PWD ID, if applicable

  7. Any special instruction

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time:

    • Metro Manila and select provinces – Within 4 hours in (2 p.m. cutoff)

    • Other areas (where medicine delivery service is not available) – Within 24 to 48 hours

  • Delivery fee: Minimum of PHP 100, depending on your distance from MedExpress delivery hubs

  • Payment modes: Cash or credit card upon delivery

  • How to order:

    • Through MedExpress website[7]

    • Email: prescription@medexpress.com.ph

    • Viber hotline: (0998) 583-6987

    • Call center hotlines (Available daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.): (02) 8333-3333 | (0917) 895-3333 | (0920) 918-3333 | (0925) 860-8621

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MedGrocer

Online Drugstores in the Philippines - MedGrocer
Online Drugstores in the Philippines - MedGrocer

MedGrocer is an FDA-accredited startup online drugstore and clinic management service. A large portion of its earnings goes to funding medicines for different medical missions the company is supporting.

The online pharmacy offers a next-day medicine delivery service with no required minimum order, making it an efficient choice among other online drugstores. Orders can be placed on the MedGrocer website by searching for your needed medicines, uploading your prescription, or sending a message.

A unique feature of MedGrocer is that it also provides pharmacy advice to customers. You may ask which medicine is best for your specific condition by sending a message through MedGrocer’s Facebook page.

  • Delivery location: Metro Manila

  • Delivery time: Next working day after confirming your order via SMS

  • Convenience fee: PHP 200 (covers delivery service, packaging cost, and pharmacist advice)

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery, bank transfer, bank deposit

  • How to order: Through the MedGrocer website[8]

Mercury Drug Gamot Padala

Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Mercury Drug Online Delivery
Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Mercury Drug Online Delivery

Mercury Drug has been offering an online ordering system since 2003. But many customers apparently aren’t aware of this fact, as one can see from the long queues in larger Mercury Drug stores. Mercury Drug Online is one of the first online drugstores in the Philippines.

The country’s leading pharmacy chain offers a 24/7 medicine delivery service within Metro Manila. If you’re located outside the metro, you can still buy medicines online from Mercury Drug and pick up your order at your most convenient time.

Those without an internet connection may place their order by calling the nearest Mercury Drug branch. The Call Order Pick-Up service is also advisable for urgent orders.

  • Delivery location: Metro Manila

  • Delivery time:

    • Same-day delivery for orders placed from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    • Next-day delivery for orders placed beyond 12 p.m.

  • Delivery fee: PHP 100 (plus extra charge for orders placed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.)

  • Pickup location: Any Mercury Drug branch nationwide

  • Payment modes: Credit/Debit card, GCash, PayMaya

  • How to order: Through the Mercury Drug website[9] or via phone call to your preferred branch

Muramed

Online Drugstores in the Philippines - MuraMed
Online Drugstores in the Philippines - MuraMed

Muramed.com is the first online drugstore in the Philippines with a full-service online ordering and delivery system. Its wide range of FDA-approved medicines includes prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, supplements, medical supplies and devices, and wellness products.

Apart from medicine delivery in the Philippines, Muramed.com also provides a pickup option for customers located near its office at Unit 1504, Tycoon Centre, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time:

    • Metro Manila – 1 to 2 business days / Same-day delivery (for an additional fee)

    • Outside Metro Manila – 3 to 5 business days

  • Delivery fee:

    • Metro Manila – PHP 50

    • Luzon – PHP 100

    • Visayas and Mindanao – PHP 150

    • Free shipping nationwide on orders worth PHP 1,000 and up

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery, credit/debit card (Visa/Mastercard), BPI bank deposit

  • How to order: Through the Muramed website[10]

PharmEZ

Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - PharmEZ
Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - PharmEZ

This new online drugstore was founded during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide consumers with easy access to medicines and other healthcare products amid the quarantine restrictions.

PharmEZ has its own fleet for medicine delivery in Metro Manila, while orders in Luzon are delivered via LBC. Note that there’s a required minimum order of PHP 200 for generic medicines and PHP 400 for other healthcare products.

  • Delivery location: Metro Manila and Luzon

  • Delivery time: Same-day up to 3 days

  • Delivery fee:

    • Metro Manila – Standard fee of PHP 50 | Free for a minimum order of PHP 400

    • Luzon – Starts at PHP 165

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery (Metro Manila only), bank deposit, GCash

  • How to order: Through PharmEZ website[11]

Rose Pharmacy Online

Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Rose Pharmacy Online
Online Drugstores in the Philippines - Rose Pharmacy Online

Rose Pharmacy has been in the business of selling medicines since 1952 with its main store in Mandaue City, Cebu. Now it also provides home delivery service (with a store pickup option) for generic and branded drugs, vitamins, supplements, beauty, baby care, and personal care products.

This online drugstore delivers during weekends and holidays in Cebu and Davao, while its delivery service is available on weekdays and holidays.

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time:

    • Metro Cebu – Same-day delivery (for orders placed before 3 p.m.) / Next-day delivery (for orders placed after 3 p.m.)

    • Rest of the country – Up to 2 weeks

  • Delivery fee:

    • Metro Cebu – Free for a minimum order of PHP 2,000

    • Rest of the country – PHP 150

  • Payment modes:

    • Metro Cebu and Davao – Cash and credit card upon delivery

    • Rest of the country – Cash on delivery and bank deposit (Metrobank)

  • How to order:

    • Through the Rose Pharmacy website[12]

    • Phone: (0917) 311-6377 | (0918) 804-0627 | (0922) 838-7673

Southstar Drug

Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - Southstar Drug
Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - Southstar Drug

Through Southstar Drug’s online drugstore, you can easily order prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, supplements, baby care products, and personal care products.

Its medicine delivery in the Philippines accepts a wide range of payment methods. If you’re not connected to the internet, you can still order medicines by calling or texting its hotline.

For your convenience, you can avail of Southstar’s MedSubscribe, an on-demand service that allows you to set a delivery schedule in 3, 6, or 12 months. This way, you don’t have to place orders again and again.

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time:

    • Metro Manila and Rizal – 3 to 5 days

    • Rest of the country – 7 to 14 days

    • Same-day delivery (for orders placed before 4 p.m. in Metro Manila, select Rizal areas, and Angeles, Mabalacat and San Fernando Pampanga)

  • Delivery fee:

    • Metro Manila and Rizal – Free for orders PHP 1,499 and above | Standard rate of PHP 99

    • Rest of the country – Free for orders PHP 5,000 and above | Standard rate of PHP 150

    • Same-day delivery – PHP 150 for orders below PHP 3,000

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery (Metro Manila and Rizal only), credit/debit card (online payments only), bank deposit (Robinsons Bank), GCash

  • How to order:

    • Through the Southstar Drug Delivery website[13]

    • Phone call/SMS/Viber – (0943) 128-8153 (available from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Watsons Online Pharmacy

Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - Watsons Online Pharmacy
Medicine Delivery in the Philippines - Watsons Online Pharmacy

Watsons’ wide presence in the Philippines is undeniable. There’s a Watsons store in every SM mall and supermarket and now they have expanded in the online drugstores business.

Perhaps not known to many, Watsons Online enables customers to order medicines (prescription and maintenance drugs), vitamins, supplements, contraceptives, personal care products, and cosmetics from Watsons in the comfort of their homes and have them delivered to their doorstep or pick them up at any Watsons branch.

  • Delivery location: Nationwide

  • Delivery time:

    • Metro Manila – 2 to 7 working days

    • Outside Metro Manila – 3 to 9 working days

  • Delivery fee:

    • Free for orders PHP 2,000 and above

    • Standard fee (depending on package weight) for orders below PHP 2,000

  • Payment modes: Cash on delivery, credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express/JCB), Watsons e-vouchers

  • How to order: Through the Watsons Philippines website[14]

Final Thoughts

Whether you’re in dire need of maintenance medicines for your elderly, vitamins to boost your immunity, or anything that will improve your health, you can rely on this list of online drugstores to provide them without the hassle. You can also check if there is any pabili service within your area for your medicine needs.

But be very patient and understanding when buying medicines online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the quarantine restrictions, physical and online drugstores in the Philippines are affected by very limited manpower and stocks. So be prepared to wait longer and still face the delivery guy with a smile (and a face mask on).

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