Republic of Ireland

United Drug Wholesale With a majority market share, we’re proud to be the largest pharmaceutical wholesaler in the Republic of Ireland, providing time-critical deliveries of pharmaceutical and consumer health products to retail and hospital pharmacies throughout the state. We also specialise in pre-wholesale, providing contract distribution and other services to pharmaceutical, consumer health, and animal health manufacturers in Ireland.

As part of our commitment to high-quality service we founded wholesale buying group – an innovation that has changed the way pharmacies purchase stocks and services. All group, independent and community pharmacies have been invited to join the buying group, which gives members exclusive special offers on leading ethical, over-the-counter and sundry supplies, plus deals on services.

United Drug Wholesale
Businesses/Services:Category ManagementElementsMarketing ServicesOstomyPharma Le Chéile


  • If you are purchasing goods from United Drug Wholesale, our terms and conditions of sale apply.
  • If United Drug Wholesale are purchasing goods or services from you, our terms and conditions of purchase apply.

Category Management

ud retailinitiativesAt United Drug we are always looking at ways to help your business grow and develop – Retail Initiatives has been set up to support your business do just that.

Category management helps to make the most of your shelf space by addressing the following questions  

  • What products and brands make the most profitable use of my shelf space? 
  • What products and assortments will drive the greatest growth?
  • Are these the products that my customers want or need?


The Category Management Team is here to: 

  • Provide Category Management support for pharmacies.
  • Provide Market Analysis on key front of shop categories.
  • Advise on layout and product positioning within the pharmacy.
  • Identify growth opportunities.
  • Provide a suite of Planograms comprised of market top sellers.


Website: www.udretailinitiatives.ie 


Elements WebsiteAn extensive Exempt Medicinal Products supply and procurement service.

At United Drug Elements we offer a swift and efficient service for supplying and sourcing Exempt medicines and pharmaceutical supplies not normally available through regular pharmaceutical distribution channels. We operate in line with IMB Regulations and HSE reimbursement. 

Telephone: 014632300
Website: www.ud-elements.ie 

Marketing Services

Marketing using digital media is now recognised as one of the most successful advertising tools for the retail environment. As part of our on-going commitment to our customers, United Drug have partnered with IPCTV, one of the most innovative and dynamic companies in this sector, to launch THE PHARMACY CHANNEL.

Working in conjunction with key suppliers, we have developed a range of advertising options for popular and seasonal products that are found within the pharmacy sector. The PHARMACY CHANNEL now brings you the opportunity to advertise, and promote your products within the Pharmacy environment, for a very competitive rate.....

Why Chose Digital Advertising
The benefits of using a Digital Channel media is to provide a platform for Pharmacies to promote offers and incentives at the touch of a button.
The Pharmacy Channel:-

  • Brings products, brands and services to life
  • Focuses customers on targeted products
  • Builds client loyalty
  • Enhances consumers shopping experience
  • Increases sales on supplied products
  • Can be branded for individual pharmacies


Ostomy CareUnited Drug Ostomy/Continence Are Division continue the tradition of excellence in customer service and we strive to help healthcare professionals deliver better products and services to make life more rewarding and dignified for those who use these products. We provide a delivery service that’s simply the easiest, most convenient way to get your products delivered, whenever you need them. Working and listening to our customers and those they serve, we create solutions that are sensitive to their special needs and we gain a better understanding of the needs which we can best satisfy.   

Telephone - Dublin: 01 4632347 Ballina: 096 72555 Limerick: 061 315411 

Website: www.ud-ostomycare.ie 

Pharma Lé Cheile

Pharma Le ChéilePharma Le Chéile is an innovative buying group for Pharmacy that has changed the way Pharmacies purchase stocks and services. We are all facing challenging times over the coming months and years. United Drug know that we will only overcome these obstacles by working together. 

Telephone: 01 4637311
Website: www.pharmalecheile.ie