Drugs, Cialis and Viagra in Shanghai 

It is not easy to find around in a city like Shanghai, if you don`t speak chinese and you need to find some special stuff. 

Drugs to increase sexual performance (Viagra, Cialis a.s.o.)

Many guys start to use Viagra or Cialis to increase their sexual performance as a recreational drug. Officially there is no restriction for buying medicin like that, but the market is overflowded by copies. 

Viagra and Cialis - Real or Fake

90 % of all faked Viagra and Cialis which have been found during inspections all over the world originally came from China, so it is a big risk to buy fake pills here. Signs for faked products will be: 

  • Dubious sales channels like wechat or QQ contacts, street dealers and so on. 
  • Poor quality packaging, sometimes they not even been able to copy the product name correct. 
  • Extremly low price! The original Viagra and Cialis here in Shanghai is expensive, so a very cheap price is the stongest sign to be faced to a drug. 

We stricly recommend to keep away from the cheap - but faked drugs, just in order to avoid serious damage to your health! 

Viagra and Cialis on prescription or free sale

Seems at the moment there is a "confusion" in official drug stores, how to handle that products. Some shops still sell them free, others will ask for a prescription. So for all the guys who search for it, but not sure where to buy it, here a show in Jing An Area where we know you can buy Viagra and Cialis without prescription. 

Opening Time: Daily from 9 am to 9 pm

Lei Yun Shang Pharmacy

Jing An District



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The shop is easy to find, just left side of a 24 hour store at this corner. When you enter the shop, just go straigt forward and in the open glass counter on the left corner are all the products. They can speak a basic english, so it should work without any chinese skills! Here are some pictures, so you know hat your are looking for (click to enlarge): 

Rates for the free sale of Viagra and Cialis

Cialis (20 mg)

  • 28 pills 5 mg RMB 900,-
  • 8 pills 20mg RMB 900,-
  • 4 pills 20mg RMB 495,-
  • 1 pill 20mg RMB 138


  • 10 pills RMB 965,-
  • 5 pills RMB 495
  • 1 pill RMB 128,-

Illegal Drugs in Shanghai

The drug regulations in China are very strict and the trading and also consumtion of all illegal drugs is strictly forbidden. But same than all other places in the world, there is a big market for all kind of drugs. 

Illegal drug use in Shanghai

  • In the chinese society, ice (chrystal meth) has become a very popular recreational drug. Especially guys from the successfully middle class smoke ice, often together with girls. Also many girls in the sauna or massage business use ice to stand the boring and long working days and same time control their weight. 1 g of ice in Shanghai will be soled on the street for around 750 to 1000 RMB, with that price it`s not a cheap drug like in other countries, it`s even in the same range than cocain here in Shanghai. 
  • For the high class chinese people and for the foreigner scene, cocain is still the party drug number one, but less popular here than in many western countries. 
  • Smoking grass, marijuana and hashish is more popular in the western student community, very less chinese people will use that for their entertainment. 

Illegal drugs and the chinese law

The anti-drug laws in China are strict and since the president Xi Jin Ping started a campaign agains drugs in November 2013, there have been more than 10.000 people arrested in Shanghai!

The police here is not tolerant for dealing or consumption of illegal drugs and they have the right for send you to a drug check, when ever they want, even with no evidence for a drug use.

Even a famous guy like the son of Jacky Chan has already been send to prison for six month for a drug case, so we strictly recommend to keep away from illegal drugs here in China. 

  • First time catched for consumtion of drugs like chrystal meth or cocain will be sentenced with 20 days in prison and for two years you have to do a monthly drug test. 
  • Second time will be punished again with 20 days prison, the third time sentenced with 2 years prison. 
  • For westerner you will also get your current visa canceld and banned from apply a new China visa for at least four years. 
  • Also invite friends to home for drug consumtion will be rated as provide venues for drug use, and for that 3 years prison is the usual sentence.
  • Drug dealing will be sentenced with 5 to 10 years, dealing with more than 50 g of drugs still can be punished with sentenced to death!

The illegal drug market in Shanghai

In a city like Shanghai with so many people who will be able to spend money for illegal drugs, there will be also people who provide that. 

  • In the chinese community, the drugs normally will be soled by a "network", so many guys and girls will know guys who will come over with a "delivery service". 
  • In the western community, the drugs are usually sold much more obviously. Till now, the Shanghai police did not recruit foreigners, so if a drug dealer approaching a foreigner with a drug offer, he can be nearly sure not to get faced to an undercover cop. The dealer market for western customers here in Shanghai is currently dominated by black guys, so in many popular clubs for foreigners, you will find some black guys who will start to talk with you and offer you very direct cocain, chrystal meth (ice), marijuana and hashish!

If you know any other place, where they don`t ask for a presription for Viagra and Cialis, please share andress of the shop and best also the name here. Thank you for your support!

Comments: 30
  • #30

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Tuesday, 13 September 2016 03:18)

    Thanks guys for the update wit the new "5mg Cialis option". I have been there last week and checked and also updated the list based on that.

    Have fun,


  • #29

    SamK (Saturday, 03 September 2016 22:45)

    Thanks Steven, just as Grapehorse says, they are now selling the 5mg same price as 20mg pill but now you get a box of 28 for RMB 900 instead of just 8 pills. I have tried them out and I much prefer the 5mg to the 20mg. They work just as good, major plus for me is, I don't get a headache with the 5mg pill, and can take one and it's good for three days of twice a day action!

  • #28

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Monday, 15 August 2016 14:46)

    @Sam K:

    Hi Sam, welcome back to China. Unfortunately I have no idea where you can buy the pills in Beijing. The "official rule" is same than in Shanghai, so you probably will be asked for a prescription, but I have no idea, if they are similar "tolerant" faced to a foreigner like several of the medicine shops here in Shanghai.

    Good luck and a great time,


  • #27

    Sam K. (Thursday, 11 August 2016 05:18)

    Hi Steven,
    I'm stopping through SH on Friday and will stock up on some superman pills. LOL I have a question, are they available in Beijing?

  • #26

    Grapehorse (Tuesday, 09 August 2016 06:14)

    I just returned from the pharmacy
    Things are exactly as u have mentioned
    By the way Tom, they just have 5 mg now
    I asked for 20 mg but they had just 5 mg left
    Ha...u wanted 5 but got 20 but I wanted 20 but got only 5 mg

  • #25

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Tuesday, 05 July 2016 09:16)

    I am not sure if they have other Versions... I would guess not, because I never saw them in the counter display.
    But there was a guy long time ago who found a "magic solution" for problems like that... this solution called: knife ;-)
    It's easy to cut the pill in quater, so that you should be able to handle it I guess.

    Have a good time,


  • #24

    Tom (Tuesday, 05 July 2016 08:03)

    @Steven, thanks for the update bro - appreciate it.

    Do they have 5mg? 20mg is such heavy stuff.

    Since I live in Suzhou I would like to get the info upfront - thanks man!

  • #23

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Friday, 03 June 2016 01:37)

    have been there yesterday with a client and I can confirm still all like described above ;-))

    Have fun,


  • #22

    Tom (Wednesday, 01 June 2016 18:17)

    Hi guys,
    Someone still using the pharmacy?
    I am planning to go there in 2 weeks.


  • #21

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Tuesday, 15 March 2016 22:26)

    glad to hear it worked well for you. And hope you had the chance to spend all your 5 pills here in Shanghai ;-)

    Have a good time,


  • #20

    yoda (Tuesday, 15 March 2016 18:39)

    Yes..found it and asked for it....5 pills for 495...genuine...had a great night...thanks guys.

  • #19

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Thursday, 10 March 2016 13:22)

    Yes, still works like mentioned above - at least did like that when I have been there last week ;-)

    Have fun,


  • #18

    yoda (Thursday, 10 March 2016 11:42)

    is this place still selling viagra?

  • #17

    Terry (Thursday, 22 October 2015 15:37)

    The Viagra product is real and packaged for the US market. I was harder than a 2x4 afterwards. I am going back to try Cialis next

  • #16

    Von pag (Wednesday, 21 October 2015 17:52)

    This placed worked well to get Cialis this week. I'd never used it before but it seemed to deliver faster recover and more firmness. Thanks SNG

  • #15

    Steven (Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:19)

    also have been there some days ago.. the guy even remember me, asked me, if I want to get the same again.
    At the moment for sure a good resource, I hope they will not change their policy one day.

  • #14

    SamK (Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:12)

    Hit the pharmacy again today, easy as pie.
    Walk in straight to back counter, point to box with number of pills wanted, go to front, pay and walk out! No questions asked.

  • #13

    Sam K (Monday, 03 August 2015 17:10)

    Just to let all know, I went to this place last night.
    As Steven has said, walk in and is in a case at left side of store in the back.
    Pointed to what I wanted, and lady behind counter wrote a receipt, went to front and paid, walked out.
    No questions asked. No prescription needed!!
    And best of all they do work!

  • #12

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:25)


    the only one who could confirm it's real would be a laboratory who test is ;-)
    I used Internet to research, how to devise real and fakes, and this packages had all the signs real ones should have, incl. the hologram which seems most hard to fake...
    I also last month order one package from the net (350RMB) which have been advertised as "Real from Hongkong", but here only print instead of the hologram, so obviously fakes...
    And your price issue confused me... they charge 900 for 8 pills! That is more than 13€ for one pill... More expensive than real ones in Germany, so that is not a sign for a fake, I think...

    Nevertheless, no guarantee for that,


  • #11

    jack (Wednesday, 08 July 2015 08:20)

    can someone confirm if the cialis is real? i'm kind of skeptical because real cialis is going to be more expensive than this. Right? i'm scared of putting dangerous stuff in my body.

  • #10

    Theo (Thursday, 11 June 2015 13:19)

    Thanks for the tip -- I successfully bought Cialis at this location today. I have an Asian face, but spoke entirely in English and had no problems.

  • #9

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Wednesday, 03 June 2015 23:19)


    I don't know, but I would guess not, It's not a "black or illegal shop", This place is a very seriously looking pharmacy store.
    I think they are just less restrictive for Viagra and Cialis, because till some month ago all that stuff was available for free and there is not really a health issue coming up. I think they know that the restriction is more "political", so they will have no big problems to ignore the changes of the rule. but your request is totally different, so I would guess you will fail there. But feel free to try.

    Have fun in Shanghai.


  • #8

    Harry (Monday, 01 June 2015 08:04)

    Hi, in the stores that sell Viagra and Cialis, is it possible to get other prescription drugs as well? Mainly prescription benzo's or painkillers?

  • #7

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Friday, 15 May 2015 10:49)

    Cialis Shop
    Have been there again yesterday, bought 2 packages with Cialis for customers, even discussed in Chinese with the guy, if they are real or fakes (he told me, in a official shop like he has, impossible to sell fakes, only in the internet you will get fakes), paid and left. Not any request for prescription.


  • #6

    Sam K (Wednesday, 13 May 2015 11:22)

    Hey, thanks for the info. This is a great site. Good work!
    Will let you know how it turns out for me in couple weeks.

  • #5

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Monday, 11 May 2015 17:57)

    @Sam K:
    At least I never got any problems to buy them there...
    I can not guarantee if they sell real or faked stuff, but I checked it very detailed and the Cialis there provide all the security characteristics a original Cialis should have, including the security hologram, so I would guess they are not selling fakes there.

    Have fun,


  • #4

    Sam K (Monday, 11 May 2015 16:24)

    So there is no problem buying Cialis, and it is real, no fake?

  • #3

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide (Tuesday, 14 April 2015 18:58)

    I have been there again yesterday and bought two times Cialis and Viagra for some friends, and again without any "sign" that I would need a prescription!
    I have only one idea to explain your experience. I am a western guy, when you say it`s written in chinese, so I guess you are chinese? Could be they "officially" not allowed to sell without
    prescription, but don`t care too much for foreigners? But than they are more carefull when Chinese customers ask for? No other idea yet, I only can tell you, it worked several times before your visit
    for me and also after your visit there.

    Nevertheless, have a good time,


  • #2

    Shanghai Nightlife Guide. (Thursday, 26 March 2015 09:34)

    @The 7th Son:
    I am very sorry for your bad experience, but this information is definitly not out of date! I have no idea what happened when you have been there, but three days ago I went in, asked for the 8 pills pack of Cialis, paid 900 RMB on the counter, got my pills and went out.
    I don't think they changed the rules between this 3 days.... I will try it later again to see, what will happen now,


  • #1

    The 7th Son (Thursday, 26 March 2015 08:34)

    Thanks for the inaccurate data. 80 minutes of my life and 40 rmb in taxi fees I'll never get back. This place requires a prescription, and it's also written in Chinese and English on well-worn stickers on the counter. I have no idea when this tip was written, but it's just flat-out wrong. No script needed in Beijing, where I live.

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