A model community pharmacy has a wide range of drugs and medical products this makes inventory management and resources allocation very complex and difficult to keep up with with out running in to debts. This post will help new pharmacy owners allocate more resources to the fast selling products.
1. Artemether 80mg plus lumefanthrin 480mg: This drug is used in the first line treatment of malaria falciparum in adult. Average daily sales can range from 20 to 150 packs depending on the pharmacy location and customer traffic. Popular brands include:
BG Mal 560
Amaterm soft gel
2. Ciprofloxacin 500mg . This drug is the drug of choice in the treatment of mild typhoid fever and minor infections of the intestines. Average daily sales for Ciprofloxacin 500mg is between 20 t0 150 packs depending on the pharmacy location and customer traffic. Popular brands include:
3. Multivitamins: Multivitamins are one of the fastest selling products sold in a community pharmacy, multivitamins are needed by both ill and healthy people to nourish the body with essential nutrients for proper functioning of the body. Average daily sales can range from 50 to 200 packs depending on the pharmacy location and customer traffic. Popular brands of multivitamins include :
4. Paracetamol 500mg: Paracetamol 500mg is one of the fastest selling products sold over the counter in a pharmacy, although it’s sold with a very low margin but the sales volume often compensates the profits. “Pcm” as it’s popularly known among health professionals is used to lower body temperature and relief pain. Average daily sales can range from 50 to 200 packs depending on the pharmacy location and customer traffic
Popular brands include:
5. Amlodipine 10mg: Amlodipine 10mg is an antihypertensive used in the first line management of hypertension. Over 50 percent of people who have hypertension are on a daily dose of Amlodipine prescribed for them by their doctor or pharmacist. The most popular brand sold nationwide is teva Amlodipine
Although this product is a UK, it is the drug of choice by doctors for their patients.
Other brands include
BG vascol 10mg
Preferred drugs Amlodipine 10mg
Note: information on this blog should not be used as a basis for self medication, Pls get in touch with our pharmacist by clicking on the WhatsApp icon on your screen.
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