Medicine/Drug prices in Nigeria.

Were you prescribed a drug and you don’t know its price/cost? This article contains the commonly used or prescribed drugs in Nigeria and their prices.

I tried to make this article as comprehensive as possible. It may not give you the exact prices as drug prices in Nigeria are not regulated but pharmacy and location dependent, but it will give you an idea. I took time out to visit major pharmacy stores and interviewed some pharmacists to get these prices I hope it solves your problem.

Check below for the various drug prices in Nigeria.

1. Doxycycline- #100 naira per satchet.

2. Arthrotec price in Nigeria: #700 Naira per satchet.

3. Zoloft (Sertraline)- #2,580 naira for a pack containing ten (10) tablets.

4. Postinor 2- #500 Naira per satchet.

5. Rhogam injection : #35,000 to #37,000 Naira.

6. Clomiphene Citrate- #3,500 Naira per pack.

7. Asthma inhaler: Ventolin inhaler price is #1,500 Naira while Seretide inhaler is #4,550 Naira.

8.Omeprazole- Barrole Injection is #900 naira per ampoule while omeprazole tablet is around #500 to #1,000 per pack.

9. Cyclogest pessary – #11,000 Naira per packet.

10. Parlodel(Bromocriptine)- #2,500 Naira per pack.

11. Ivermectin : #800 Naira.

12. Ribavirin: Free in federal and some state hospitals. In pharmacies, 1 ampoule of ribavirin is #5,000. It is a drug of choice for Lassa fever, and dog bite patients.

13. Insulin Injection- Different types. Humulin is #3,250 Naira per ampoule, Mustard is #4,500 per ampoule, Actrapid is #3,000 naira per ampoule.

14. Misoprostol- Cytotec is #2,000 naira per satchet while misoclear is #1,500 per satchet.

15. Mifeprostone (mifeprex)- #1,800 Naira per satchet.

16. Augmentin- Augmentin by GSK is #3,500 Naira, unbranded augmentin is #1,700 Naira.

17. Zinnat 500mg price in Nigeria : #3,900 Naira.

18. Injection cefuroxime (Zinnat) is #2,000 Naira.

19. Dostinex(carbagoline)- #8,900 to #9,200 Naira.

20. Amoxicillin- Branded amoxicillin by GSK is #550 Naira per satchet containing 10 tablets. Unbranded amoxicillin is around #120-#350 Naira per satchet containing 10 tablets.

21. Ibuprofen: Branded Ibuprofen (Nurofen) 200mg is #1,560 per satchet, branded ibuprofen 400mg is #2,250 for a pack containing 12 tablets. Unbranded ibuprofen is #400 Naira.

22. Rocephin injection price in Nigeria – #4,500 per ampoule.

23. Adderall (amphetamine) : A drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Adderall price is Nigeria is #47,250 for a pack containing 30 pills. It is #1,800 per tablet.

24. Meropenem- Branded meropenem is #10,000 Naira. Neuronem (unbranded) is #5,200.

25. Imipenem price in Nigeria is #6,000 Naira.

26. Depo Provera (DMPA)- #1000 Naira per pack.

27. Ceftriaxone injection: #1,500 per ampoule.

28. Fortuin/Pentazocin: #3,500 per pack.

29. Modafinil(Provigil)- #31,000 Naira.

30. Azithromycin- Zithromax suspension 1g by Pfizer is #4,950 Naira, zithromax suspension for children is #3,500 Naira, Zithromax tablets 250mg is #3650 Naira, Zithromax 500mg tablet is #4,000 Naira. Unbranded azithromycin 500mg is #2,000 Naira per satchet.

31. Coartem- Double strength (80/480) is #1,700 naira while the single strength coartem (20/120) is #600.

32. Lonart: double strength (80/480) is #2,200 Naira.

33. Felvin: #70 Naira per satchet.

34. Feldin- #2,500 per pack.

35. Tavanic (levofloxacin)- #5,500

36. Daflon 500mg price in Nigeria: #2,500 to #3500 Naira per pack.

35. Cost of ciprotab(ciprofloxacin) in Nigeria: #1,500 Naira per pack.

36. Acyclovir 200mg price in Nigeria – #2,000 per pack.

37. Levofloxacin 500mg tablets is #2000.

38. Kenalog (intralesional triamcinolone) price is about #2500 to #3000 per vial. It is used for keloids.

39. Insulin- Short- acting insulin (Humulin) is #3900 per vial and atrapid cost #3500 naira. While Lantus insulin is around #8,000 to #10,000 naira per vial. Lantus is long acting.

40. Albendazole- Depends on the brand, albendazole is sold for #400, #800, #1,000 or even #1,400 naira.

41. Ampicillin capsule: #250 naira per satchet.

42. Danazol: cost about #3500 to #4500 per pack.

43. Price of Normoretic is #1,700 per pack and Moduretic is #2,500 per pack.

44. Lansoprazole is #1,500 per pack

45. Vasoprim (low dose aspirin) is #500 per pack and it depends on the brand.

46. Montelukast price in Nigeria is #2,000 naira for a pack. Trade name of Montelukast is Montiget

47. Price of Tamsulosin (Contiflo) in Nigeria is #3,500 naira for a pack.

48. Primolut N price in Nigeria is #2,000 naira for a packet containing 30 tablets.

49. Progynova price in Nigeria is #3,000 naira for a pack containing 28 tablets.

50. The propranolol price in Nigeria is #250 Naira for a satchet. Propanol tablets comes in 40mg.

51. Pregabalin price in Nigeria: comes in 75mg. A satchet if pregablin cost #500 – #1000.

52. Dapoxetine price in Nigeria: Priligy (Dapoxetine) 30mg for Premature Ejaculation price is #33,000 per pack

53. Letrozole price in Nigeria: A pack of 2.5mg of letrozole containing 28 tablets cost #7,500 naira.

54. Erythromycin price in Nigeria: #600 naira per satchet and #1,800 per pack.

55. Fluconazole Price in Nigeria: #2,500 per pack

56. Losartan price in Nigeria: A satchet 50mg of losartan cost about #700 naira, while a pack of losartan containing 28 tablets is priced for #2,500 naira.

57. Hydrocortisone Cream Price in Nigeria: A tube is sold for #700 naira

58. Pylorest price in Nigeria: A pack of pylorest cost #800 naira

59. Progesterone injection price in Nigeria: #2,500 naira

60. Dexamethasone price in Nigeria: The price of a pack of dexamethasone injection is #1,000 Naira while a satchet of dexamethasone tablets is sold for #500 Naira.

61. Polygynax price in Nigeria: #3,000 Naira

62. Lyrica 75 mg price: Lyrica is branded pregabalin. Lyrica 75 mg price in Nigeria is about #5,000 Naira per pack.

63. HonniHil price in Nigeria: Honnihil is the trade name of tadalafil (sex enhancer). HonniHil price in Nigeria is #1,500 Naira for a pack containing 4 tablets.

64. Ofloxacin price in Nigeria: #2,000 Naira per pack

65. Tarivid price in Nigeria: Tarivid is branded ofloxacin and it is sold for around #3,000 Naira per pack.

66. Neuracalm 75mg: #4,500 naira pee pack

67. Slow K: Potassium tablets for correcting hypokalemia. A satchet of slow k potassium tabs is #1,500 naira

68. Montiget: for asthma. #1,000 naira for a sachet.

69. Zoladex 10.8mg cost #96,000 naira in Nigeria

70. Augmentin is now #6,500 naira

71. Arbiraterone tablets cost about #500,000 – #600,000 naira in Nigeria.

72. Marcfix: #2,200 per sachet

Drug prices in Nigeria
Drug prices in Nigeria
Courtesy: TimesLive

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  1. do you sell some of these drugs?, the modafinil listed as 2000 naira is being sold for 30k by those i can find. if you sell it, i can procure yours.

  2. I am shifting from New Delhi, India. My son is diagnosed with ADHD, any idea where can I get adderall in Port Harcourt?

    Also, Will Indian Prescription work in Nigeria or I need to go to any doctor here? Please help

  3. Hello. Udomoh.

    Thank you for writing the list!

    I am also wondering if you know the costs for visiting hospital. My boyfriend is living in Nigeria(Nigerian) and I think he is having something similar to chickenpox and he can not to go to hospital to check up because it maybe very expensive.

    Thank you!
    Best Wishes from Canada
    Ps. I find that the website is very resourceful 🙂 Keep the good work!!

  4. Hi, please where can i get adderall in Benin and Ile-Ife, Osun state?
    and is the price listed above for it correct?

  5. Please where can I get Zithromax tablet 250mg here in Lagos. All I can find in most pharmacies here is the capsule but I need the tablet, not capsule.

    Kindly suggest a pharmacy where I can find it here in Lagos.


  6. What drug can a lady who has breast milk take she ain’t breastfeeding. Never had a child. And where can she get it in Imo state owerri

  7. Hello
    Do you know a pharmacy I can get Adderall in Lagos? I’m based in Benin and I have a prescription but none of the big pharmacies here seem to have it. It’s quite urgent. Thanks

  8. So I called the pharmacy and they said that they didn’t have it. Do you know anywhere else I can find it? Doesn’t have to be Lagos. I don’t understand why the drug is so scarce

  9. Good day..
    Please for the modafinil, how many tablets are in the pack (that goes for 31,000)? and where can I get it in Jos? Thanks

  10. Good day..
    Please for the modafinil, how many tablets are in the pack (the one for 31,000)? and any idea where I can get it in Jos? Thanks

  11. Thank you so much for this very enlightening write-up. Please, can you help on how the cost prices of drugs are calculated. Let’s say a drug is bought from Lagos and to be sold in JALINGO. Any formula to use to calculate the selling price. Greetings. Thank you.

  12. Hi Doc,

    I am coming to Lagos and wonder about finding these meds locally and if I need a local Prescription or the American one will do ?
    TEMAZEPAM 30 MG (Generic for RESTORIL)
    Thank you

  13. good afternoon trust you are doing great and thank you for doing a great job. pls how much and where can i get vancomycin intravenous injection. need it to treat staphlococcus aureus. looking forwrd to hearing from you. Andy

  14. i have been experiencing internal heat and pimple like structure on my private part.went for a test and was told its severe staphylococcus.


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