Welcome to East Side Prescription Center

medium_BUILDING-PICS-003-revised.jpgIn 1977, the East Side Prescription Center was established and is located at 632 Hope Street in Providence, Rhode Island. Our pharmacy is the only independent pharmacy in the historic East Side of Providence.  The building is located one mile north of Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Richard Backer, R.PH., is a registered pharmacist who is the owner. We believe that information is the best medicine.

Your HSA and HRA Cards Are Accepted At ESPC

We are a fully certified SIGIS and IIAS compliant pharmacy that is capable of applying your purchases to any HSA or HRA accounts. Your HSA and HRA Cards Are Accepted At East Side Prescription Center.

ESPC History

In 1977, Richard Backer, R.PH., established the East Side Prescription Center at 632 Hope street in Providence. He renovated the existing pharmacy that had been in existence since the 1930's, expanding and up-dating the facility to incorporate the use of technology into the practice of pharmacy in order to provide superior customer/patient service.  He initiated many firsts in community pharmacy at East Side Prescription Center. ESPC was the first retail pharmacy in RI to use a computer in the filling, dispensing, and the management of prescriptions.

Interested in Receiving Weekly Health Newsletters?

We at ESPC care about our customers. We strive to supply you with up-to-date information on a variety of topics that are pertinent just for you! Check out our Health Alert Links on our East Side Prescription Center website. We are confident that you will find articles that will be of interest to you and your family.

If you would like to receive Weekly Newsletters on specific popular topics, go to http://www.healthfinder.gov/news/ and sign up. You will also be able to review articles from the past 12 months.

What Exactly is Compounding?

Many of you have asked what exactly is compounding? At East Side Prescription Center, we pride ourselves in experience and service. We are able to come up with custom-tailored solutions for our customers and provide personalized attention to their needs.  Compounding combines an ageless art with the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, allowing specially trained professionals to prepare customized medications to meet each patient's specific needs.

Liquor Department

  Come in and browse through our eclectic selection of wines. Our focus is with wines from all over the world that provide our customers with exceptional value. We carry hundreds of wines that are priced between 10 and 20 dollars a bottle. You can also find great buys on wines priced over $20! We think that you will find that all of our wines are value priced. We even carry a diverse selection of Kosher wines from around the world.

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