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PENICILLIN V POTASSIUM

Penicillin V potassium is an antibiotic used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia, scarlet fever, and ear, skin, and throat infections. It also is used to prevent recurrent rheumatic fever and chorea. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

316K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.75M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 60,769 $616K
New York 45,211 $428K
Pennsylvania 41,212 $392K
Florida 39,307 $367K
Texas 38,185 $375K
Ohio 30,610 $270K
Illinois 26,436 $262K
North Carolina 24,122 $243K
Michigan 22,666 $235K
Tennessee 21,871 $196K
Massachusetts 19,050 $186K
Virginia 17,911 $168K
Arizona 17,133 $148K
New Jersey 15,694 $138K
Missouri 14,934 $154K
Georgia 14,677 $150K
Indiana 14,334 $137K
Wisconsin 14,254 $157K
Minnesota 13,551 $157K
Louisiana 13,408 $126K
Kentucky 12,611 $124K
Washington 11,689 $118K
Oregon 11,281 $120K
Mississippi 10,981 $101K
Arkansas 10,748 $108K
Maryland 10,149 $101K
Iowa 9,093 $86.7K
Alabama 9,035 $86.6K
Colorado 8,692 $90.9K
Oklahoma 8,103 $85.5K
South Carolina 7,549 $76K
New Mexico 7,436 $75.5K
Connecticut 6,586 $59.8K
West Virginia 6,301 $64.7K
Puerto Rico 5,840 $45.6K
Kansas 5,707 $57.6K
Maine 5,171 $45.2K
Rhode Island 4,607 $42.4K
Nevada 4,138 $38.3K
Utah 4,086 $41.1K
New Hampshire 3,724 $35.8K
Nebraska 3,577 $35.9K
Idaho 2,846 $28.6K
Vermont 2,419 $24.6K
Hawaii 2,390 $32.3K
Montana 2,146 $21.6K
North Dakota 2,010 $23.4K
Delaware 1,936 $20.9K
South Dakota 1,650 $17.6K
District of Columbia 1,558 $15K
Wyoming 1,034 $9,804
Alaska 728 $7,622
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for PENICILLIN V POTASSIUM

Provider Medicare Claims City State
WARREN STINSON D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled535

JEFFERSON CITY

Tennessee

JANET BODEY D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled466

NEW YORK

New York

JOSHUA SUTHERLAND DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled384

GRUNDY

Virginia

TOMMY CANTRELL D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled372

FLORENCE

South Carolina

BARIA YASSIN DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled360

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ITALO LOZADA DMD

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled351

QUINCY

Massachusetts

HOWARD LEFKOWITZ DDS

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled341

PATERSON

New Jersey

JOHN SYNHORST D.D.S

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled328

SPENCER

Iowa

STEVEN TRAUB D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled312

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

CARLOS CRUZ D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled301

EDINBURG

Texas

BRIAN KELLEY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled284

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

CHRISTOPHER BROWN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled281

HICKORY

North Carolina

ROBERT MYERS D.M.D., M.B.A.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled256

CAMP HILL

Pennsylvania

MOSES DATSON

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled249

NEW YORK

New York

MOHAMMED ALI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled249

CHICAGO

Illinois

DAVID FIREBERG DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled245

FLINT

Michigan

STEPHEN CHRISTIANSEN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled229

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

RAMIN BAHRAM D.M.D

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled222

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

FITZROY CAMPBELL D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled221

BROOKLYN

New York

SETH MALTZ D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled216

BROOKLYN

New York

LESLIE FISH D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled214

CHANDLER

Arizona

PATRICIA SCOTT DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Claims Filled207

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

PAUL SCHELKUN MD, DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled207

WARMINSTER

Pennsylvania

MARIO CARBOT D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled206

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL BARNARD DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled206

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida