Whether you’re buying a first aid kit, prescription medicines, and other healthcare products, don’t worry because there are many pharmacies in various locations around Dubai. At times like these, having easy access to medicines and healthcare products is an absolute must!
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Aside from hospitals and clinics, there is quite a number of pharmacies around the emirate selling basic medicines, first aid kits, and other products. Some of these pharmacies are even open 24 hours a day, making it easy to purchase healthcare products anytime, anywhere!
List of Top Pharmacies in Dubai
Here are some of the most well-known pharmacies in Dubai, for your reference:
1. Al Manara Pharmacy
Established in 1988, Al Manara Pharmacy has been offering healthcare products for more than 35 years. It sells over-the-counter (OTC) medications, health supplements, cosmetics, and more. It has several branches all over Dubai, including Al Sufouh, Dubai Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall, Jumeirah, and the Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA), whose contact details are cited below:
Al Manara Pharmacy – DAFZA Branch
Address: 155 Al Quds St., Dubai Airport Free Zone, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 223 2304
2. Aster Pharmacy
Formerly known as Medshop, Aster Pharmacy is a one-stop-shop that sells medicine and products pertaining to oral care, skin care, respiratory care, rehabilitation and home care, and more. Customers can also buy contact lenses, pedometers, weighing scales, and other healthcare products.
Aster Pharmacy has several branches around Dubai, including Al Karama, Al Nahda, Bur Dubai, Dubai Marina, and Mercato Mall. In particular, the Bur Dubai Branch is open daily, from 8:00 am to 12:00 am. Its contact details and location map are as follows:
Aster Pharmacy – Bur Dubai Branch
Address: Bur Dubai, Near Al Ain Centre (backside) Al Fahidi Metro Station, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 351 1444, +971 4 386 3800
3. BinSina Pharmacy
Established way back, in 1965, BinSina Pharmacy has been serving the people of the UAE for over 50 years! It is one of the most trusted brands in the country, offering OTC medications, health supplements, skincare products, fitness equipment, and more.
Today, BinSina Pharmacy operates more than 90 branches all over the UAE. Here in Dubai, it has branches in Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Jumeirah Beach, and Rimal JBR. The Dubai Mall Branch is open daily, between 12:00 pm and 10:00 pm. You can contact it through the following details:
BinSina Pharmacy – Dubai Mall Branch
Address: Second Floor, Dubai Mall, Financial Center Rd., Downtown Dubai, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 325 3410
4. Boots Pharmacy
Boots Pharmacy is a well-known brand not only in the UAE, but in other countries as well. In fact, it has over 18,000 retail pharmacies in around 11 countries! The pharmacy sells OTC medications, first aid kits, health supplements, skincare products, haircare products, and more.
You can find Boots Pharmacy branches all over Dubai, including Al Barsha Mall, Deira City Centre, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Mall, JBR The Beach, and Mall of the Emirates, whose contact details and location map are given below. This particular branch is open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm every Sunday to Wednesday, and from 10:00 am to 12:00 am every Thursday to Saturday.
Boots Pharmacy – Mall of the Emirates Branch
Address: 1st Floor, Mall of the Emirates Al Barsha 1, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 419 0518
5. Life Pharmacy
Established in 1996, Life Pharmacy has more than 200 retail outlets across the UAE. It offers OTC medications, health supplements, and products related to skincare, mother and baby care, and preventive care. The pharmacy also sells medical equipment, homeopathic medicines, and sports nutrition products.
Here in Dubai, Life Pharmacy operates in various locations, including Bin Seray, Business Bay, Dubai Marina, Karama, and Oasis Life. Notably, the Karama One Branch is open from 8:00 am to 1:00 am every Saturday to Thursday, and from 3:00 pm to 12:00 am every Friday. Its contact details and location map are cited below:
Life Pharmacy – Karama One Branch
Address: Shop Nos. 2 & 3, Sheikh Mohammed Building, Near Happy Restaurant, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 379 6632
6. Medicina Pharmacy
Established in 1996, this pharmacy was previously known as Bainunah before getting rebranded as Medicina in 2013. Providing a wide range of medications and healthcare products, it has several branches across Dubai, including Al Barsha, Al Fahidi Souk, Business Bay, Dubai Silicon Oasis, and The Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road — whose contact details and location map are as follows:
Medicina Pharmacy – The Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road Branch
Address: 12 A St., Jumeirah Rd., The Mall, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 321 9943
7. O2 PHARMACY
O2 Pharmacy is another well-known pharmacy in Dubai, selling OTC medications, health supplements, skincare products, and other healthcare products. Aside from having several branches around Dubai (including Al Khawaneej, Business Bay, Jumeirah Lake Towers, and Ras Al Khor), O2 Pharmacy also operates online pharmacies with free home delivery services. Notably, the branch at Jumeirah Lake Towers is open daily, from 8:00 am to 2:00 am, with the following contact details:
O2 Pharmacy – Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) Branch
Address: Lake City Tower, Shop No. 6, Dubai
Telephone: +971 600 551 770
8. SEIF Pharmacy
SEIF Pharmacy was established in 1980 and operates over 70 branches in Egypt. By 2016, the company has expanded and opened 13 branches in different locations around Dubai, such as Business Bay, City Walk, Dubai Marina, and Dubai Silicon Oasis. The pharmacy sells OTC medications, health supplements, dental care products, and many more. Customers can contact the Business Bay Branch through the following details:
SEIF Pharmacy – Business Bay Branch
Address: Business Bay, Dubai
Telephone: +971 800 7343
9. Supercare Pharmacy
Supercare Pharmacy has been operating in the country for over 40 years, selling a wide range of OTC medications and healthcare products. In addition, the pharmacy also offers alternative medicine options, including aromatherapy, herbal supplements, and homeopathic medicines.
The pharmacy has branches in different locations around Dubai, such as Al Barsha, Cluster E, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Marina, and Dubai Silicon Oasis. Notably, the Dubai Marina Branch is open from 8:00 am to 1:00 am every Sunday to Thursday, and from 9:00 am to 12:00 am every Friday and Saturday. Its contact details are as follows:
Supercare Pharmacy – Dubai Marina Branch
Address: Carrefour Market, Silverene Building, Next to Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 423 2850
10. Thumbay Pharmacy
With its wide selection of OTC medications and healthcare products, Thumbay Pharmacy is well-known across the UAE. It operates more over 60 pharmacies in the country, some with 24-hour retail services. Here in Dubai, you can find Thumbay Pharmacy branches in Al Qusais, Al Satwa, Deira, and Dubai Hospital. The Al Qusais Branch is open daily, from 8:00 am to 2:00 am. Its contact details and location map are provided below:
Thumbay Pharmacy – Al Qusais Branch
Address: 309 Damascus St., Al Qusais Industrial Area 1, Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 267 6705
DISCLAIMER: The above list is provided for information-sharing purposes only. For more information about these pharmacies, or to ask whether they have your medication, please contact them directly through their official websites and telephone numbers.
- Keep in mind that some medications require a prescription, so be sure to have your doctor’s prescription with you whenever you buy medicine in any of these pharmacies.
- Some medications are banned here in the UAE, even though they may be easily available in other countries. In any case, be sure to carry the prescription from your doctor in your home country. Also, before traveling with any medication, check with the Registration and Drug Control Department at the Ministry of Health regarding your medicine first.
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