Pharmacies in Istanbul


For most people, arranging a city excursion to Istanbul doesn’t require any special medical precautions. It’s one of the real-world urban areas — all around created and truly Western.



In any case, we propose to ensure you have legitimate travel protection and go over the rundown of suggested inoculations. Likewise, especially in airports, being ill can ruin your travel. In case you need medicines, to learn about pharmacies in İstanbul and airports, where they are, continue reading our guide.

Pharmacies

It is quite simple to discover a pharmacy in Istanbul. There is a pharmacy in pretty much every area of Istanbul.

You can purchase your recommended medications in drug stores. In like manner, you can purchase non-doctor prescribed medications, for example, pastilles, treatments, nasal showers, or nutrients.

What’s more, it might be exceptionally gainful to keep it in your mind that there are night-drug stores working day in and day out.



You can locate that sort of drug stores nearly in each area. Note that the night drug stores change their watchmen normally. As it were, a similar drug store night watchman would not be on obligation starting with one night then onto the next.

Drug stores which are not on a watch set up a blurb to demonstrate which drug store is on watch that specific day.

To entirety up, you presently have a superior thought of the most noteworthy focuses concerning the human services framework in Turkey. Emergency clinics, general medical coverage, dental specialists, drug stores, and mouth&dental wellbeing focuses are talked about.



Moreover, the subject of which emergency clinics give better administration in specific parts of the drug are additionally examined. Let us leave you with a very renowned Turkish proverb: “A solid personality in a sound body.”

Most meds that require solutions in Europe or the US are uninhibitedly accessible in any Istanbul drug store (Eczane). Along these lines, in case you’re needing a specific prescription, no requirement for a specialist’s visit first. Simply enter any drug store and request it.

The main exemptions are the genuine solid or propensity shaping medications. To top that exemption, prescriptions in Istanbul are generally less expensive than in European nations or the US.

The greatest obstruction you may experience is causing the drug specialist to comprehend what prescription you really need. Drug specialists typically talk some degree of English, yet extraordinary articulation may cause a correspondence hiccup. Recording it after a couple of endeavors may take care of the issue.

Be that as it may, a few meds additionally have a total distinctive name. Along these lines, in spite of your articulation or spelling endeavors, the drug specialist will in any case do not understand what you are discussing.

To anticipate such burdens, duplicate the conventional/compound name of your medication and bring it along, and not simply the brand name.

Main Concern: In the event that you get sick, meds you are utilized to take to fix the ailment are promptly accessible in any drug store (regardless of whether they are physician endorsed tranquilizes in your nation) and regularly considerably less expensive.

On the off chance that you are on doctor prescribed medications bring yours along, yet record their compound name on the off chance that you run out or they get lost.

At the Point When to Use a Pharmacy

In case you’re experiencing some minor affliction, the drug specialist there is prepared to tune in to a depiction of your side effects and administer prescription.

Huge numbers of these medications may require a specialist’s medicine in your nation, yet are administered by an eczacı (ej-zah-juh), or drug specialist, in Turkey. On the off chance that your manifestations show that you have to see a specialist, or that you need a drug which must be endorsed by a specialist, the eczacı can prescribe one.

What You Can Get at Pharmacy

Besides medicine and drugs, you can also buy such things as

  • Crutches
  • Bandages
  • Orthopedic devices
  • Throat lozenges
  • Aspirin
  • Athlete’s foot creme
  • Antiseptic cremes and sprays
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Condoms

While huge numbers of these kinds of things would be sold in a huge market in your nation of origin, you need to go to an eczane to get some of them in Turkey.

Costs are modest however, since medication and drug costs are constrained by the Turkish government. In the event that they don’t have the brand you need, they will most likely have something very similar under another brand name.

The Nöbetçi, or On-Duty Pharmacist

On the off chance that you go to an eczane after ordinary hours or on Sunday, and think that its shut, you’ll see a sign on the entryway with a location and phone number for the nöbetçi (nuh-beht-chee) or on-obligation drug specialist.

The obligation turns between eczanes in a similar city or town, so in any event one is constantly open. The nöbetçi eczane probably won’t be close by, so you may need to request that a cab driver take you there in the event that you don’t have the foggiest idea where it is.

Some Pharmacies in Istanbul:

İstanbul Havalimanı Melike Sultan Eczanesi

Pharmacy

0(212) 8302529

Address: İstanbul Airport International Terminal

Nuray Eczanesi

Pharmacy

0216 588 52 12

Address: Sabiha Gökçen Airport Departure Terminal

Cansever Eczanesi

Pharmacy        

(0212) 2452252

Address: Sıraselviler Cad. No:11 Firüzağa



Forum İstanbul Eczanesi

Pharmacy, Cosmetics & Beauty Supply, Personal Shopping

(0212) 6401184

Address: Located in Forum İstanbul Alışveriş Merkezi Kocatepe Mh.

Ender Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 5685898

Address: Fevzi Çakmak Mah. Bayrampaşa



Eczane Kirmizi

Pharmacy

(0212) 7775437

Address: Located in İsfanbul AVM Yeşilpınar Mh.

Rebul Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 2436936

Address: İstiklal Cad. Katip Çelebi



Balkan Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0546) 5641238

Address: Bağlarbaşı Mah. No:18

Bağlarbaşı Mh.

Serra Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 6310930

Address: Nevşehirli İbrahim Paşa Cad. No:37/A Zeyrek

Büyük Eczane

Pharmacy

Address: Hobyar Mahallesi Büyük Postane Caddesi



Sıracevizler Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 2302287

Address: Sıracevizler Cad. No:18 Şişli

Aylin Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 7286733

Address: Yeni Mah. Mahmutbey

Cerrahpaşa Nur Eczanesi            

Pharmacy

(0212) 5860186

Address: Cerrahpaşa Mah.

Yeni Hayat Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 5301171

Address: Başvekil Cad. Şehremini Mh.



Fulya Eczanesi

Pharmacy, Cosmetics & Beauty Supply, Personal Shopping

(0212) 2411262

Address: Teşvikiye Cad. No:45

Kurdoğlu Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 6319600

Address: Arpaemini Mah. Topkapı Mh.

Betül Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0216) 5457863

Address: Şehit Fethi Sok. Acıbadem



Şule Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 2924025

Address: Sıra Selviler Cad. No:83/A Cihangir Mh.

Berk Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 6571316

Address: Evren Mah. Bağlar

Zorlu Center Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 3536333

Address: Zorlu Center AVM Levazım

Kerem Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 2703312

Address: Aytar Cad. No:18 Nisbetiye Mh.



Derbent Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 3282718

Address: Çamlıtepe Mah.

Gülşen Eczanesi              

Pharmacy

(0212) 6964766

Address: Atatürk Mah. Atatürk (Bağcılar)

Defnesu Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 3236970

Address: Carrefoursa Alışveriş Merkezi No: 1 Sultan Ahmet Mh.



Maslak Sanayi Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 3463096

Address: Ahi Evren Cad Nazmi Akbacı Ticaret Mrk. D: 102 Maslak

Emel Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 2361189

Address: Hüsrev Gerede Cad. No:86 Muradiye

Emek Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 4308118

Address: Turgut Reis Mah.

Natura Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 4774415

Address: Yeni Mah. İstanbul Cad. Gaziosmanpaşa

Nava Medical

Pharmacy

(0212) 5042039

Address: Gurman Mah. Abdurrahman Nafiz Gürman Mh.



Selay Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 2485322

Address: Valikonağı Cad. No:83/A Halaskargazi Mh.

Umut Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0216) 6800046

Address: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Cad.No: 28 D:2 Kavacık Mh.

Merkez Şifa Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 6343410

Address: 6. Sok. No: 12 Çınar Mh.

Serpil Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 6346648

Address: Merkez Mah.Güngören



Safa Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 4334136

Address: Merkez Mah.Güngören

Özgü Eczanesi

Pharmacy, Cosmetics & Beauty Supply, Personal Shopping

(0212) 5872787

Address: Millet Cad. No: 107Şehremini Mh.

Onur Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 4624469

Address: Cumhuriyet Mah.Güngören

Serkan Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 6147176

Address: Kosova Cad. No:57/D Muratpaşa Mh.



Ceylan Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 5690529

Address: Aksaray Cad.Bayrampaşa

İnan Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 4258854

Address: Şenlik Mah. Florya Asfaltı Florya

Filiz Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 6408734

Address: Ali Fuat Başgil Cad.No: 104Yıldırım Mh.

39. Cumhuriyet Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 2338367

Address: Cumhuriyet Cad. No: 87 D: 1Şişli



İstinyepark Eczanesi

Pharmacy

(0212) 3455454

Address: Pınar Mah. İstinye Bayırı Cad.Sultan Ahmet Mh.

Medicines

Most drugs that require remedies in Europe or the US are uninhibitedly accessible in any Istanbul drug store (Eczane).

In this way, in case you’re needing a specific medication, no requirement for a specialist’s visit first. Simply enter any drug store and request it. The main exemptions are the genuine solid or propensity shaping medications.



To top that special case, medications in Istanbul are normally less expensive than in European nations or the US.

The greatest impediment you may experience is causing the drug specialist to comprehend what prescription you need.

Drug specialists regularly talk some degree of English, yet extraordinary elocution may cause a correspondence hiccup. Recording it after a couple of endeavors may take care of the issue.

Notwithstanding, a few prescriptions additionally have a total diverse name. Thus, notwithstanding your elocution or spelling endeavors, the drug specialist will at present do not understand what you are discussing.



To counteract such burdens, duplicate the nonexclusive/synthetic name of your prescription and bring it along, and not simply the brand name.

Main concern: on the off chance that you get sick, meds you are utilized to take to fix the sickness are promptly accessible in any drug store (regardless of whether they are professionally prescribed medications in your nation) and regularly considerably less expensive.

If you are on physician recommended medications bring yours along, however, record their compound name on the off chance that you run out or they get lost.



Frequently Asked Questions

What You Should Do Before You Go

Recommended Vaccinations

You won’t require uncommon vaccinations before entering Turkey except if you’re originating from an endemic or scourge region. Be that as it may do talk about your prerequisites with a specialist.



Think about typhoid fever and hepatitis An and B immunizations if you intend to go off the beaten track in Turkey. Additionally, ensure that your lockjaw/diphtheria and polio inoculations are exceptional (supporters are important at regular intervals).

Travel Insurance

It is a commitment to get medical coverage for outsiders on the off chance that you are going to remain in Turkey more than your nation visa permits. Furthermore, on the off chance that you are going to remain over 90 days in Turkey, you need a living arrangement license.



Private emergency clinics (where you need to go on the off chance that something extremely dreadful occurs) can demonstrate to be very costly if you are not secured by any protection or government managed savings plot.



What You Should Consider While Eating Healthy In Istanbul

Guidelines of nourishment cleanliness are commonly high in Istanbul and guests experience a couple of sustenance related diseases. To be protected, treat road sustenance with alert and if you eat in a lokanta (eatery serving instant nourishment) ensure you pick dishes that look hot and naturally arranged.



Faucet water in Istanbul is chlorinated, however, is as yet not destined to be sheltered (numerous local people don’t drink it). Springwater is modest and sold wherever in 330mL, 1.5L and 3L plastic containers.

What You Should Know About Medical Services

Turkey doesn’t have corresponding human services game plans with different nations, so having travel protection is exceptionally fitting.

For minor issues, it’s standard to ask at a scientist/drug store (eczane) for guidance. Numerous drug specialists communicate in English and will endorse treatment on the spot.



Medications requiring a medicine in Western nations are frequently sold over the counter (except for the most hazardous or addictive ones) and will regularly be less expensive as well.

Although they are costly, it’s presumably least demanding to visit one of the private emergency clinics recorded here if you need restorative consideration when in Istanbul.



Their standard of consideration is commonly very high and you will experience no difficulty discovering a staff who communicate in English. Both acknowledge Visa installments and will charge around ₺300 ($ 50) for a standard interview.

What You Should Know About Hospitals

Open emergency clinics are substantially less agreeable than private ones. Private emergency clinics can be contrasted with lavish lodgings in such manner.

What’s more, most social insurance experts in private medical clinics can communicate in English. Thusly, outsiders frequently feel increasingly great in private emergency clinics.



Furthermore, the treatment costs of private medical clinics and open emergency clinics are very unique. In open medical clinics, you don’t have to pay any cash whatsoever on the off chance that you have Health Insurance.

The main thing you need to pay is the expense of your drug and a commitment edge which varies from 6 TL ($ 1) to 10 TL ($ 2) as per the clinic. (College Hospitals, State Hospitals, and Training and Research Hospitals have diverse commitment edges.)

However, in private clinics, you need to pay for each prescription and technique concerned you. Contrast this with open emergency clinics, private medical clinics are pricy. At times, you may pay a little fortune to manage the cost of the treatment in private medical clinics.


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