Pharmacies

The quality of pharmacies in Ho Chi Minh City, including some that are open non-stop 24-hour is good.

Although the selection of popular pharmaceutical drugs available in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City pharmacies is good, you would be wise to bring a supply of medicines and contraceptives from your home country to tide you over until you find a reliable chemist. If you do need a pharmacy, write down the exact medicine you require for the pharmacist.

Depending on the drugs you require, some pharmacies will even refill your empty containers without validating a new prescription. If you are leery of local pharmacies, the medical clinics listed here:Hospitals and Clinics in Ho Chi Minh City have their own pharmacies but some require a prescription. Note that feminine hygiene products can be found in supermarkets.

Pasteur Pharmacy, 156 Pasteur St. D.1; Ho Chi Minh City, 083 8223 737, Open Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm, Open Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Eco Pharmacy, 397 Hai Ba Trung D.3; Ho Chi Minh City, 083 8208 487, Open 7 days a week from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm

In case of emergency and if you need a 24-hour pharmacy in Saigon, you can go to International SOS in D3. It is open every day, non-stop. You can also visit Family Medical Practice HCMC.

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