The Financial Express

Online pharmacies to be helpful for maintaining social distance

Published: March 31, 2020 19:13:01 | Updated: April 16, 2020 19:16:47

Online pharmacies to be helpful for maintaining social distance

The government has requested to stay at home after announcing general holidays with a notion to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19 disease.

You should stay home during this period to keep yourself safe from the outbreak. But if you need some necessary medicine you can leave home for a short time.

Besides, you can purchase medicine or any health product from online pharmacies. You can order medicine online and get quick home delivery within Dhaka city so that you can maintain social distance easily.

The UNB published a report on Tuesday focusing on some online pharmacies in Bangladesh.


Ousud.com is a licensed online pharmaceutical company in Bangladesh. Their physical pharmacy store and office are located at Dhanmondi, in Dhaka.

This online pharmacy supplies medicine, baby care products, feminine hygiene products, birth control products, and cleanliness hygiene products. You can order products within 10am to 10pm.

This only pharmacy may request you to submit prescriptions for buying non-OTC medicine to assure your safety. They offer home delivery service within Dhaka for a nominal fee of TK 75. Ousud.com can send your products through courier service, if your product-delivery-address falls outside Dhaka.


BanglaMeds aims to make the ordering process and delivery system of medicines much easier and customer-friendly. This online pharmacy has a wide variety of products including baby milk, baby food, baby care products, child care products, dental medicines, diabetic kits and accessories, eye medicines, sanitary products, hygiene products, mother’s care products, birth control products, surgical items, etc. To purchase your desired medicine on a regular basis customers can upload and save prescription in this website, which is certainly a great benefit for senior citizens.

You have to order for minimum TK 200 value products. BanglaMeds has cash on delivery option for any place within Dhaka. The delivery charge is TK 30 only. This online pharmacy delivers product from 8am to 10pm every day. BanglaMeds can deliver products within one to three hours and take orders up to 7.0 pm for the same day delivery. 


Pharmacy.com.bd is a great medicine based e-commerce site who works to supply medicine and other health products in any place within Bangladesh. This online medicine shop can deliver diverse kind of medicines including vaccines, drops, tablets, syrups, sprays, injections, capsules, gel, suppository, powder, ointment, cream, vitamin supplement, insulin, pills, etc. according to your medical prescription.

Here you can also buy necessary medical tools and equipments, like knee support, maternal care kit, test strips, glucose monitoring device, sanitary napkins, dental and oral care products, etc. what is more? Pharcy.com.bd steps ahead to other online pharmacies by offering home based physiotherapy services.


OshudhWala is a well designed e-commerce pharmaceutical venture in Bangladesh. In this online pharmacy store, users can buy medicines and health care products online. Besides serving as a retail online pharmacy, OshudhWala sells pharmaceutical products to other pharma companies in Bangladesh. This professional online medicine service company has direct link to pharmaceutical suppliers so they can supply medicines and health care products in a wide range of categories. OshudhWala delivers particular medicines – that require cold storage – in their specially designed delivery box. This online shop promises to deliver products inside Dhaka city within two to eight hours. They also provide cash on delivery service within Dhaka city for TK 60 delivery charge.


If you want to baby products like diaper, baby milk, baby wipes, etc., you can check out the ePharma online pharmacy shop. They also have a rich collection for diabetic care products including insulin, test kits, glucose meter, etc. Besides medicine, here you can also find other health care products like food supplements, birth control products, hair care products, skin care products, beauty products, etc. you can order products within 9am to 9pm. However, you need to place the order before 1pm, if you wish to get delivery of your products within Dhaka city on the same day. 

Bottom Line

You can upload or send your prescription to your chosen online pharmacy to buy correct medicines. However, due to the current lockdown-like situation across the country, the delivery might be delayed. So, it would be wise to consult with respective customer care operators before your order any medicine or health care product.

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