Uptown Pharmacy HIV CARE Program


In addition to providing counseling to patients about vitamin loss associated with certain HIV medications, Uptown Pharmacy’s HIV CARE program provides many other services once a month to help support an improved quality of life among our patients.

Program Services

Program services include a monthly consulting session with a pharmacist to review lab results and medication lists, and to determine if additional supplements are necessary. Supplements are discounted in the program. Services that are provided include:

  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Diabetes testing
  • 10% discount on over-the-counter (OTC) items, such as Ensure®
  • Flu shots and immunization reminders
  • HIV and Hepatitis C testing advice and at-home testing kits
  • Review of prescriptions and OTC medications to identify possible drug interactions

Patient Care Services

  • Assistance with all insurance issues
  • Expert handling of Medicare Part B and D billing
  • Refill reminders and wellness checks tailored to specific disease and drug therapies
  • Complete manufacturer patient educational materials shipped with each prescription
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Free delivery of medications
  • Pharmacist available 24/7
  • Personal and confidential consulting
  • Patient/Caregiver Education Programs provided by experienced counselors

Benefits of the Program

  • Increased therapy compliance
  • Educational resources more available to patients
  • Help with side-effects
  • Help with medication costs