Open Access Drug Journals

A list of Open Access Drug journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Drug is chemical substance having an effect on the body

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

Hopefully this list of Drug Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Drug manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Drug journals that might be relevant to your field of study.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Drug journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Drug journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Drug venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Drug journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Drug OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Drug Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
East and Central African journal of pharmaceutical sciences1026-552XAfrican Journals Online10100
Japanese journal of gastroenterology and hepatology2435-1210United Prime Publications10100
International journal of scientific research in chemical sciences2455-3174ISROSET: International Scientific Research Organization for Science, Engineering and Technology2050
The Open drug delivery journal1874-1266Bentham Science6050
Journal of applied medical sciences2241-2328Scientific Press International Limited2050
The Open drug resistance journal1876-5211Bentham Science2650
OA drug design & delivery2054-4057Open Access Publishing London2050
International journal of reserch and development in pharmacy and life sciences2393-932XInternational Journal of Research and Development in Pharmacy and Life Sciences (IJRDPL)2050
International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology2581-9143Rubatosis Publication27744.4
Current research in drug discovery2333-3235Science Publications73142.9
Research and reports in transdermal drug delivery2253-1580Dove Medical Press1415042.9
ADC review2327-0152InPress Media Group, LLC191942.1
International journal of chemical and life sciences(Online)2234-8638Adhya Biosciences Pvt. Ltd.51840
International Journal of Drug Delivery0975-0215Advanced Research Journals328182638.1
International journal of pharmacovigilance2476-2431Symbiosis Group292437.9
Journal of NPA0253-8261Nepal Journals Online113136.4
Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety2167-1052OMICS Publishing Group24751635.6
International journal of indigenous herbs and drugs2456-7345International Journal of Indigenous Herbs and Drugs34535.3
Безопасность и риск фармакотерапии2312-7821SCEEMP12812733.6Website
Future drug discovery2631-3316Newlands Press Ltd7825033.3Website
Innovations in pharmaceuticals and pharmacotherapy2321-323XSPER Publications and Solutions Pvt. Ltd3133.3
Asian journal of pharmaceutical analysis and medicinal chemistry2321-0923Uptodate Research Publication6033.3
International journal of pharmaceutical and life science2305-0330Bangladesh Journals Online3519631.4
Journal of drug2514-4162Verizona Publisher Limited102330
American Journal of Advanced Drug Delivery2321-547XScitechnol Biosoft Pvt. Ltd (OMICS)27035629.6
Current research in pharmaceutical sciences2250-2688Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences753029.3
Drugs and therapy studies2038-9493PAGEPress Publications3811628.9
Drug Delivery1071-7544Taylor & Francis26335361028.3Website
International journal of pharmacokinetics2053-0846Newlands Press Ltd6017128.3
Journal of drug delivery2090-3022Hindawi Limited522744327.8
International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences0976-1055Advanced Research Journals7245227.8
Therapeutic advances in drug safety2042-0986SAGE393697127.7Website
Journal of drug abuse2471-853X8713527.6
Current research in pharmacology and drug discovery2590-2571Elsevier12120527.3Website
ADMET and DMPK1848-7718International Association of Physical Chemists22883825.9Website
Pharmaceutics1999-4923MDPI AG63455327925.8Website
Journal of pharmaceutics2090-9918Hindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)113130625.7
The Open Addiction Journal1874-9410Bentham Science9049025.6
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics0973-8398BRNSS Publication Hub1506380925.5Website
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences1818-0876Elsevier7401311825.5Website
CPT: pharmacometrics & systems pharmacology2163-8306Wiley11601298625.4Website
Journal of hepatitis2471-9706Scitechnol Biosoft Pvt. Ltd (OMICS)4225
Journal of autoimmunity and cell responses2054-989XHerbert Publications4625
Global journal of molecular biology2637-5141eSciPub LLC4025
International journal of pharmaceutical and biological archive2349-2678CAB PUBLISHER44625
Open pharmaceutical sciences journal1874-8449Bentham Science3220225
Integrative respiratory medicine2740-4277EDP Sciences4525
Journal of metabolomics2059-0008Herbert Publications41525
AAPS Open2364-9534Springer Nature5722924.6Website
اعتیاد پژوهی2008-4307Armenian Green Publishing Co.98424.5Website
International journal of pharmaceutical sciences and medicine2519-9889Zain Publications112324.1
Pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology2638-8235Edelweiss Publications Inc17623.5
Journal of addiction & recovery2637-4528MedDocs Publishers LLC13723.1
Medicine in drug discovery2590-0986Elsevier130119823.1Website
International journal of drug regulatory affairs2321-6794Society of Pharmaceutical Tecnocrats20012823
International journal of basic and clinical pharmacology2279-0780Medip Academy3347224722.9
Journal of pharmaceutics & drug development2348-9782Annex Publishers, LLC318322.6
Harm Reduction Journal1477-7517Springer Nature9741792822.5Website
Indian journal of drugs in dermatology2455-3972Medknow Publications20112022.4Website
Cancer drug resistance2578-532XOAE Publishing Inc.10824722.2
Journal of formulation science & bioavailability2577-0543OMICS Publishing Group181022.2
PharmaTutor2347-7881PharmaTutor Edu Labs11315822.1
Modern approaches in drug designing2576-9170Crimson Publishers613521.3
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research2582-2152Ram-Eesh Institute of Vocational and Technical Education24220.8
Journal of applied pharmaceutical research2348-0335IP Innovative Publication Pvt Ltd643620.3Website
Drugs - real world outcomes2198-9788Springer Nature315161820.3Website
Cancer Nanotechnology1868-6966Springer Nature173320820.2Website
Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences1482-1826JPPS Journal498950020.1Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Drug paper?
You can publish your Drug paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you are looking for an author or journal article, you can type it in the name, title, or DOI in the search box above to see more results. If you want to see a similar list to this one, take a look on
How can I publish my paper on
At the moment, we do not offer publishing services, that's why we made these lists, so you can find the right journal to publish your paper in. Our goal with is to help disseminate research.
What is an APC?
The Article Processing Charge (APC) is the fee that publishers of some open access journals charge in order to publish articles.
What are the different Open Access types?
Although there are Gold, Green, Hybrid, Bronze, Diamond, and Black Open Access licenses, here are the most common ones: Full Gold Open Access: article is freely and permanently accessible for everyone, immediately after publication. Hybrid Open Access: refers to a publishing model in which subscription-based journals allow authors to make individual articles gold open access immediately on payment of an article publication charge. Green Open Access: refers to the possibility to make subscription-based journal articles open access by uploading the peer-reviewed and accepted author manuscript to an institutional repository (such as DiVA)