Below is the list of specialty medications that we offer. If you have inquiries, please call us at 201-241-3333. Our staff will be happy to be of service to you.
DIABETES is a serious disease thus, our pharmacists have the commitment to managing all patients with diabetes. Follow round the clock treatment plan to reduce the risk of diabetes. We have staff that controls blood pressure and cholesterol level of patients to make sure that they are in good condition at all times. We also monitor regular physical and eye exams to avoid the risk of related complications — including signs of kidney damage, nerve damage and heart disease — as well as screen for other medical problems. In addition we keep up to date vaccinations to boost patient immunization.
CROHN’S DISEASE is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. Thus, our pharmacist give main treatment medicine to stop the inflammation in the intestine and medicine to prevent flare-ups and keep patient in remission After treatment we do visits to all our patients every 6 months to ensure their condition is stable. In cases of flare-ups we do visits more often and lab tests every 2 to 3 months.
HEPATITIS is a medical condition defined by the inflammation of the liver and characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue of the organ. Thus, our pharmacist make sure that diagnosis is made by assessing an individual’s symptoms, physical exam, and medical history, in conjunction with blood tests, liver biopsy, and imaging. Blood testing includes blood chemistry, liver enzymes, serology and nucleic acid testing. We also advised every patient of ours most importantly those who have not had the ailment yet to maintain a healthy lifestyle and ensure themselves got vaccinated. We give assurance to all patients that they are properly taken cared off during the entire treatment process.
HIV/AIDS is a disease spectrum of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Thus, our pharmacist recommends HIV screening as well as initial assessment is initiated in order to ‘stage’ the disease. Substantially, our pharmacy is using the most widely used staging system which is the CDC’s AIDS Surveillance Case Definition for Adolescents and Adults. In this type of system individuals are assigned a stage according to both a CD4 cell count category and a clinical one (eg, ‘A1′ or ‘C2′). To ensure that stages system are working accordingly to every patient needs we categorized them into 4 categories such as:
CD4 count greater than or equal to 500 cells/mm3 or 29%.
CD4 count equal to 200-499 cells/mm3 or 14%-28%.
CD4 count less than 200 cells/mm3 or less than 14%
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. The disease is thought to be triggered in a genetically susceptible individual by a combination of one or more environmental factors. Thus, here at Pinto’s Specialty Pharmacy we provide certain interventions that could relieve the symptoms and improve quality of life. Our pharmacy uses Ampyra (dalfampridine) its a new and different treatment option to treat the ailment. Furthermore, we also practice Plasma Exchange (also called Plasmapheresis) as treatment to cure Multiple Sclerosis and most importantly our pharmacist highly recommend physical therapy and related treatments to help control symptoms — and improve patients quality of life to the fullest.
ONCOLOGY THERAPY is a branch of medicine that deals with tumours. Thus, our staff provides welfare in terms of palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies. Monitors and keep to date routine follow up of patients after successful treatment. To better serve our clients we do tremendous amount of research conducted on all frontiers of oncology, ranging from cancer cell biology, radiation therapy to chemotherapy treatment regimens and optimal palliative care and pain relief. To better serve the needs of each patient we also conduct therapeutic trials that involve patients from many hospitals likewise, patients are often enrolled in large studies coordinated by Cancer Research Institution. In addition, by way of showing empathy to all patients we give counseling and encouragement to boost their self esteem and self worth.
OSTEOPOROSIS & OSTEOARTHRITIS OSTEOPOROSIS
OSTEOPOROSIS & OSTEOARTHRITIS OSTEOPOROSIS occurs when the struts which make up the mesh-lik structure within bones become thin causing them to become fragile and break easily, often following a minor bump or fall. While osteoarthritis; a painful condition that can affect the joints especially the hips, knees, neck, lower back, or hands and feet. Though, there are no drug treatments that either prevent osteoarthritis from developing or progressing we developed certain health regimen guidelines to reduce the risk of development. Thus, we recommend and convey our patients to adapt a healthier figure, maintain a balanced diet and established good relationship among others to avoid tension and stress that may lead to its symptoms. Patients with osteoporosis are treated with specific treatments such as bisphosphonates like alendronic acid that work to strengthen bones and reduce the risk of fractures. Like osteoarthritis our pharmacist developed certain health regimen guidelines as well, specifically for patients with osteoporosis to reduce the risk of complications.
PSORIASIS is a common, chronic, relapsing/remitting, immune-mediated systemic disease characterized by skin lesions including red, scaly patches, papules, and plaques, which usually itch. Thus, our pharmacist see to it that proper treatments are administered to every patients need. Though, there are a lot of treatments available for psoriasis patient it is very difficult to treat due to its recurrent in nature. Therefore, we regard high attention to our patients and ensure them with the best treatment depending on the level of its complexity. While treatments are still going on or untowards healing process we conduct series of test on patients type of skin so we will be able to come up with the best solution from recurring.
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder that primarily affects joints. It may result in deformed and painful joints, which can lead to loss of function. The disease may also have signs and symptoms in organs other than joints. Thus, our pharmacist provide the most advanced treatment solution and fast recovery process.