Open Access Pharmacology Journals

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

Pharmacology is study of the interactions that occur between a living organism and chemicals that affect normal or abnormal biochemical function

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

This list of Pharmacology OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Pharmacology manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Pharmacology journals in our list.We've made this extensive list of open access Pharmacology journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Pharmacology 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 Pharmacology journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Pharmacology OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Pharmacology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Insight veterinary research (Print)2044-8929Insight Knowledge15100
American journal of stem cell research2325-009714100
Research and reports in transdermal drug delivery2253-1580Dove Medical Press1415085.7
Dataset Papers in Pharmacology (Online)2090-9365Hindawi (Datasets International)51980
International journal of pharmacokinetics2053-0846Newlands Press Ltd6017176.7
Journal of Bioequivalence & Bioavailability0975-0851OMICS Publishing Group1363238273.1
Journal of bioequivalence studies2575-551XAnnex Publishers, LLC111872.7
Advances in pharmacological and pharmaceutical sciences2633-4682Hindawi Limited206570
International Journal of Drug Delivery0975-0215Advanced Research Journals328182667.4
Integrative pharmacology, toxicology and genotoxicology2058-8496Open Access Text151566.7
Interactive medicinal chemistry2053-7107Herbert Publications3666.7
Drug Delivery1071-7544Taylor & Francis26335361065.1Website
Advances in Pharmaceutics2314-775XHindawi Limited2036965
Translational & clinical pharmacology2289-0882Korean Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics22251064.9
Pharmacological research2667-1425Elsevier1302164.6Website
Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences1482-1826JPPS Journal498950064.5Website
BMC Clinical Pharmacology2050-6511Springer Nature12041395864Website
The Open Pharmacology Journal1874-1436Bentham Science4722963.8
Journal of NPA0253-8261Nepal Journals Online113163.6
International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology2581-9143Rubatosis Publication27763
Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety2167-1052OMICS Publishing Group24751662.8
Therapeutic advances in drug safety2042-0986SAGE393697162.8Website
Egyptian Journal of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (Print)2090-7222KenzPub665462.1Website
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives2052-1707Wiley1030838862Website
Drug Design Development and Therapy1177-8881Dove Medical Press37285170759.9Website
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences1818-0876Elsevier7401311859.6Website
International journal of basic and clinical pharmacology2279-0780Medip Academy3347224759.4
Journal of pharmaceutics2090-9918Hindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)113130659.3
Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences2055-0294Springer Nature254112059.1Website
American journal of pharmacological sciences2327-672X6530858.5
Insight pharmaceutical sciences2040-705XInsight Knowledge123458.3
Pharmaceutics1999-4923MDPI AG63455327957.2Website
International journal of pharmaceutical and life science2305-0330Bangladesh Journals Online3519657.1
ISCC (Indonesian Journal of Cancer Chemoprevention)2088-0197Indonesian Journal of Pharmacy441856.8Website
CPT: pharmacometrics & systems pharmacology2163-8306Wiley11601298656.2Website
Clinical pharmacology1179-1438Dove Medical Press257238356Website
Journal of medicinal plants2717-204X50856Website
Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences2314-7245Springer Nature501179655.7Website
Research results in pharmacology2658-381XPensoft Publishers14110955.3Website
Phytomedicine plus2667-0313Elsevier31526455.2Website
Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia2394-4994IP Innovative Publication Pvt Ltd84911655.1
Journal of pharmaceutics & drug development2348-9782Annex Publishers, LLC318354.8
Advances in Anesthesiology2314-7555Hindawi Limited111354.5
Advances in Pharmacological Sciences1687-6334Hindawi Limited215466954.4Website
Molecular Pain1744-8069SAGE13904305454.4Website
Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety1179-1365Dove Medical Press264257754.2Website
American Journal of Advanced Drug Delivery2321-547XScitechnol Biosoft Pvt. Ltd (OMICS)27035654.1
The Open Drug Discovery Journal1877-38183725854.1
Clinical medicine insights1179-559XSAGE21749953.5
Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology2161-1459OMICS Publishing Group859217453.3
Clinical Phytoscience2199-1197Springer Nature341124453.1Website
International journal of indigenous herbs and drugs2456-7345International Journal of Indigenous Herbs and Drugs34552.9
International Journal of Research In Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis2582-1970Rubatosis Publication17552.9
American Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology1557-4962Science Publications259222252.9
Frontiers in Pharmacology1663-9812Frontiers Media SA1578317593052.9Website
Current research in pharmacology and drug discovery2590-2571Elsevier12120552.1Website
Physiology and pharmacology2476-5236Negah Scientific Publisher1021652Website
IUPHAR/BPS guide to pharmacology CITE2633-1020Edinburgh University Library26916652
European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences0928-0987Elsevier851318143251.7Website
Journal of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical research2630-533XSyncsci Publishing Pte., Ltd.312151.6
Core Evidence1555-1741150204651.3Website
Journal of experimental pharmacology1179-1454Dove Medical Press265172551.3Website
Journal of pharmaceutics & pharmacology2327-204XAvens Publishing Group397851.3
Pharmacology & Pharmacy2157-9423Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.674276551.3
Pharmaceutica Analytica Acta2153-2435OMICS Publishing Group1462295251.1
Current research in pharmaceutical sciences2250-2688Current Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences753050.7
Drugs and therapy studies2038-9493PAGEPress Publications3811650
Journal of autoimmunity and cell responses2054-989XHerbert Publications4650
Безопасность и риск фармакотерапии2312-7821SCEEMP12812750Website
British journal of pharmacology and toxicology2044-2459Maxwell Scientific Publication Corp.8432350
Journal of applied pharmaceutical research2348-0335IP Innovative Publication Pvt Ltd643650Website
Pharmaceutical science and technology2640-4532Science Publishing Group181350
International journal of pharmaceutical and biological archive2349-2678CAB PUBLISHER44650
The Open drug resistance journal1876-5211Bentham Science2650
International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences0976-1055Advanced Research Journals7245250
Journal of HerbMed Pharmacology2345-5004Maad Rayan Publishing Company374154149.5Website
Ain Shams Journal of Anesthesiology1687-7934Springer Nature1803849.4Website
Drugs in R & D1174-5886Springer Nature12051100949.4Website
Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia1110-1849Taylor & Francis727181849.4Website
Advances in pharmacology and pharmacy2332-0044Horizon Research Publishing Co., Ltd.10816649.1
AAPS Open2364-9534Springer Nature5722949.1Website
The Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine0973-340XJaypee Brothers Medical Publishing42426349.1
International journal of medical anesthesiology2664-3766Comprehensive Publications363449
International Current Pharmaceutical Journal2224-9486Bangladesh Journals Online206176049
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research0975-248XInternational Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research824254248.9
International Journal of Pharmacological Research2277-3312Scholar Science Journals26827348.9
Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences0250-474XOMICS Publishing Group43953532648.7Website
Interdisciplinary Toxicology1337-6853De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.3381082748.5
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics0973-8398BRNSS Publication Hub1506380948.4Website
Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences1999-7108Bangladesh Journals Online9347348.4
Alternative medicine studies2038-9477PAGEPress Publications3114448.4
Pharmaceutical Biology1388-0209Taylor & Francis41806882448.1Website
Journal of pharmaceutical technology research and management2321-2217Chitkara University Publications10017448
Drugs - real world outcomes2198-9788Springer Nature315161847.9Website
The Open Addiction Journal1874-9410Bentham Science9049047.8
European journal of medicinal chemistry reports2772-4174Elsevier632647.6Website
Pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology2638-8235Edelweiss Publications Inc17647.1
Journal of drug delivery2090-3022Hindawi Limited522744347.1
Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin0918-6158Pharmaceutical Society of Japan1036320856946.8Website
Journal of Pharmacological Sciences1347-8613Elsevier35886598846.6Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from a journal have been referenced in other works. We get this data from OpenAlex.
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What are the different Open Access types?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.