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Mexican Pharmacy: Introduction to the Company and Our Products

In today’s constantly evolving world, the continuous market growth in the USA causes increase in drug prices, which leaves a major group of citizens without ability to purchase medications at local pharmacies and, as result, look for alternatives. Some of people end up making trips to nearby countries in order to buy the drugs there or switch to online pharmacies. Nowadays, it has already become a tendency that a large group of American patients purchase medications from Canada, since it is situated next to America and also offers high-quality medicines at prices way lower than in America. It has resulted in some American politicians trying to legalize the import of meds from Canada. However, that plan has not yet turned into reality, due to a number of economic and political issues. As result, USA citizens still can buy medications from Canada legally, but from a limited list of Canadian pharmacies. Nevertheless, Canada is not the only country offering medications cheaper than in American. A large group of American citizens also visit Mexican pharmacy online. Based on certain sources, Mexican medicines are way easier to purchase, due to weaker control over the agencies responsible for legislation enforcement. Basically, it is caused by a possible risk that the strict regulations enforcement may result in negative consequences for the health and wellbeing of citizens.

Two Best-Selling Products at Mexican Pharmacy

In our online pharmacy, we specialize in medications that treat sexual problems, such as erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hyperplasia. However, besides that, we are also happy to offer you a catalogue of health products (e.g. Ivermectin, Azithromycin, and more) for your entire family.

As our key bestsellers, we have:

Generic Viagra has become one of the most popular drugs for treating sexual problems in men. The generic version of Viagra has the same chemical formula, as the brand medicine. It has been approved by the FDA for treating erectile dysfunction and comes at a lower price than Brand Viagra does. The main component is Sildenafil, which is a potent PDE5 inhibitor. It widens the blood vessels and increases the blood flow to the penis in response to sexual stimulation. Arousal makes the muscles in the pelvic area to relax and facilitate an erection. As a result, you improve sexual performance and prolong the intimacy.

Generic Cialis (Tadalafil) is another effective medication for ED treatment. It is often compared to Viagra (Sildenafil), because both have the same action on men’s penis. You can take Generic Cialis daily or as needed. The typical starting dose for as-needed use is 10 mg. However, the dose can be changed, depending on how your body responds to it. Tadalafil is approved by the FDA to treat both erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hyperplasia, which is usually associated with difficulty urinating. The drug works by relaxing the blood vessels in the penis and prostate.

A Short Introduction to Mexican Drugstores and Their Clients

According to the results of the researches mentioned above, about 25% of customers that turned to the pharmacies located in Ciudad Juarez during the previous year were Mexican citizens legally employed in the USA. And those Mexicans helped US citizens to make purchases at Mexican pharmacies. Also, about 10% of customers were US residents working in Mexico and buying medications for residents of this country.

Speaking about the distribution of prescription medications, about 40% of customers, who were surveyed, claimed that they bought medicines with a prescription. Meanwhile, 90% of those prescriptions were provided by Mexican doctors, and 70% of them were given to US citizens.

It is noteworthy that, when it comes to buying prescription-mandatory medicines at a Mexican pharmacy chains, a customer can actually buy a prescription for a fee of about $2. Visiting local drugstores, one can see advertisements informing that they have specialists who can make a medical examination and write a prescription afterwards.

Here are the key reasons why US citizens prefer Mexican pharmacies:

  • lower prices (about 80%);
  • sufficient drug quality (around 38%);
  • no prescription requirements (about 39%).

The Peculiarities of the Products that Enjoy the Biggest Demand at the Pharmacies in the Border Cities

Let us discuss the medications bought by both Americans and Mexicans offline and online.

According to the results of the research, 120 medications out of 200 purchased without a prescription belong to those medicines that should be sold on prescription only. For example, no one of those customers, who bought analgesic opioids or birthcontrol pills, has a prescription. Also, a large part of the customers, who were surveyed, managed to purchase antibiotics, blood pressure medicines, thyroid products, corticosteroids and remedies for erectile dysfunction without a prescription. Sure, in the USA regulations are much more stringent.

Let us have a look at the exact percentage of medicines bought with a prescription:

  • 0% of medications containing thyroids or testosterone;
  • 10% of products for normalizing blood pressure;
  • 20% of corticosteroids;
  • 25% of antibiotics;
  • 50% of antidepressants, anxiolytics and medicines for treating epilepsy.

30% of the medications under study were bought by US residents. And in 70% of those cases customers purchased them without having a consultation with a doctor. In fact, only in 10% of cases medicines were recommended by doctors. Sure, when there is no prescription, that is the sign that there is no medical control. As for 20% of cases left, those customers made purchases on the recommendation of sales employees or healers.

Speaking about the medicines bought by Mexico residents, 45% of such customers bought prescription medicines at their sole discretion, 25% ― turned to a medical specialist for advice, and 20% ― entrusted their health to a sales employee from a pharmacy. As you can see, the rates are higher than those of US residents.

In many cases sales employees recommended using antibiotics and analgesic opiates to customers, and both of these drug categories should be available on prescription only.

Popular Questions from Our Customers

Where do my medicines come from?

All medicines are purchased and shipped from fully licensed pharmacies and/or approved international distribution centers that meet the highest standards of safety and service. All drug orders are filled at affiliated licensed and approved Mexican pharmacies and/or certified international fulfillment centers. With our worldwide mail-order prescription service, we make sure you get reliable, safe and affordable medicines. In addition to dispensing at our online Mexican pharmacy, drug orders are also filled and shipped from international fulfillment centers that are approved by the respective country’s regulatory authorities.

Is it safe to order on your website?

Absolutely. Our site uses 256-bit SSL encryption. This level of security protects your information and privacy. Please see our information on returns and refunds for more information.

What is required to place an order at Mexico pharmacy online?

All you need is a valid prescription from a qualified physician in your country of residence.

What is the difference between initial and repeat online prescription orders?

You are not required to provide any other information when placing restocking orders, unless your shipping address, contact information, medical condition, potency or amount of medication you are taking, or your preferred payment method has changed (in which case this information must be provided). To place a restocking order, simply call us toll-free at +1 773 2321 853 or email us at questions@mexicocityusa.org

Why are your medicines so much cheaper?

Due to government price controls, medicines from Mexico and many other countries are often significantly cheaper than in the United States. In addition, generic versions of drugs that are not yet available in the US may be more widely available in other countries.

What is the difference between the branded products you sell and the ones I buy locally?

The branded drugs we sell are chemically and therapeutically just like the ones you get at your local pharmacy. They are both usually supplied by the same manufacturer. As a rule, the main difference lies in the packaging and price. Our packaging may differ from what you get locally, but we are also much cheaper.

The Characteristics of Sales Employees Working at Mexico Pharmacies


According to the results of the research, sales specialists working at border pharmacies don’t have sufficient medical education. About 90% of them were taught by the colleagues, who also did not take any formal training courses.

Meanwhile, employees working for small local pharmacies turned out to have formal education. So, customers can safely turn to them for medical advice. And those qualified pharmacists are at the service of buyers during the bigger part of a day.

It is crucial to highlight that it is common for Mexico pharmacies to openly advertise products. In fact, the income of sales employees depends on the sales volume.

The research showed that sales assistants at pharmacies made an effort to find out more details about the customers’ health problems in about 30% of cases only.

At the same time, when customers brough prescriptions, in about 25% of cases sales employees offered alternatives that would provide higher salaries to them. And in 80% of cases customers with low incomes agreed.

In only about 5% of cases sales assistants recommended visiting a physician in order to receive recommendations. In all the other cases they strived to sell any medicines that might have suited the situation.

In 15% of cases customers were given verbal recommendations on the use of medicines. And personnel at pharmacies failed to provide exhaustive information about potential side effects and drug interactions.

As you can see, as of today, there is a range of serious risks associated with buying medications from Mexican pharmacies. However, most of them can be easily avoided by having a consultation with a qualified doctor beforehand and strictly sticking to his recommendations.

Este diplomado tiene como objetivo identificar nuevas formas de ejercicio del poder donde se contemple la interlocución y corresponsabilidad entre el gobierno y los actores sociales para diseñar, implementar, monitorear, y evaluar las políticas de atención a los mexicanos en el extranjero y a los migrantes en nuestro país, a fin de potenciar su eficiencia.