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Buying Groups - Dedicated to Best in Class Pricing & Products

As a customer of United Drug, you have the opportunity to be part of one of our tailored buying groups - the largest buying groups in Ireland with best in class pricing and products and no risk for you having to relinquish your independence.

Pharma Le Chéile - is a choice based buying group which has been serving the Irish Pharmacy Community for over a decade.

With over 1,500 quality products, we have exclusive deals on a mix of OTC, branded, generic, and cold chain products available to you.

Pharmax/ARC - is a compliance based buying group which puts the interest of independent pharmacy owners at its core.

Pharmax is a pharmacist led and pharmacist devised procurement platform offering Pharmax brokered products to independent pharmacies in an efficient manner through partnerships with Irelands key manufacturers, suppliers and supply chain experts.

With our buying groups, we are dedicated to providing our valued customers with the best customer experience on the market. We work on behalf of our members, offering all the support and expertise that comes with being part of United Drug, the largest national wholesaler, alongside the significant savings that being part of our buying groups can bring.
  • Improved margin
    with competitive pricing available to customers.
  • Saves you time
    offering the best available broker deal instantly.
  • Full Transparency
    available with net pricing visible on website
  • Consistency & Security
    in supply chain.
  • Easy to use
    system operating in the background - freeing up your time to focus on driving your business.

Continuously Enhancing Our Offering

Understanding Whats Right For You!

Join Us!

If you would like to learn more about joining either Pharma Le Cheile or Pharmax, please get in touch with our support teams.

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T: 01 463 7311 (Pharma Le Cheile) | 01-5242425 (Pharmax)

Speak to our Business Development Manager Adrian O'Sullivan:


T: (087) 152 1023

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As part of United Drug Wholesale mission to support our retail partners, our team have developed a customer ordering portal to give24/7, always on access to the full portfolio of our wholesale brands. Whether you want to shop by brand, category or division we have designed the site to allow you shop or browse as you would like.

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By combining the vast range of local buying options with the support of our global access, United Drug secures competitive pricing on high volume medications for supply to individual pharmacy customers.

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