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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

762K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 281 of 3362

$6.45M
Retail Cost

Rank: 930 of 3362

583,011
Patients

Rank: 133 of 3362

154,269
Prescribers

Rank: 162 of 3362

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71%

of people say

it's worth it

52%

of people say

it worked well

12%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 49,438 61,136 $590K
Florida 40,743 51,564 $334K
New York 36,668 47,045 $389K
Pennsylvania 34,903 46,492 $369K
Texas 30,186 38,703 $320K
Ohio 28,447 37,414 $307K
Michigan 25,681 33,849 $261K
Illinois 21,335 29,012 $254K
North Carolina 21,785 27,748 $238K
Tennessee 18,107 23,930 $183K
Massachusetts 16,909 21,600 $187K
New Jersey 15,589 19,637 $156K
Arizona 14,924 18,535 $159K
Virginia 13,941 18,107 $158K
Georgia 13,528 17,607 $146K
Indiana 12,478 16,336 $139K
Wisconsin 11,394 15,313 $157K
Missouri 10,704 14,261 $130K
Louisiana 10,404 14,113 $110K
Minnesota 10,003 13,894 $157K
Kentucky 9,869 13,130 $114K
Maryland 9,431 11,982 $102K
Oregon 9,270 11,555 $115K
Washington 9,246 11,309 $98.7K
Colorado 8,803 10,821 $99.5K
Arkansas 7,866 10,455 $86.6K
Mississippi 7,578 10,441 $85.2K
Iowa 7,652 9,862 $88.6K
Alabama 7,161 9,836 $76K
South Carolina 7,575 9,745 $74.6K
Oklahoma 6,298 8,135 $73.4K
Connecticut 5,559 7,096 $58.6K
New Mexico 5,326 6,667 $57K
West Virginia 4,274 5,878 $50K
Maine 4,173 5,292 $48.2K
Kansas 3,880 5,266 $51.9K
Rhode Island 3,664 4,661 $38.3K
New Hampshire 3,384 4,491 $42.3K
Nevada 3,666 4,444 $36K
Nebraska 2,983 4,164 $38.2K
Utah 3,063 4,064 $41K
Idaho 2,625 3,167 $27.5K
Vermont 2,120 2,818 $25.7K
Hawaii 1,938 2,463 $24.8K
North Dakota 1,609 2,335 $23.7K
Delaware 1,903 2,324 $21.1K
Montana 1,625 2,090 $18.8K
South Dakota 1,234 1,712 $16.2K
District of Columbia 927 1,218 $9,774
Wyoming 835 1,021 $8,700
Alaska 569 736 $6,209
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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 Filled759

JEFFERSON CITY

Tennessee

PATRICIA SCOTT DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Claims Filled426

PORT CHARLOTTE

Florida

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

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled409

CAMP HILL

Pennsylvania

WILBURN FURNISS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled380

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

DAVID RUDDER DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled349

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

PETHAN TIN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled344

BRONX

New York

STEFAN SIMONCIC D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled344

HIGH POINT

North Carolina

SANFORD BUCH DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled338

NEW YORK

New York

JOSHUA ATKIN D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled321

DAYTON

Ohio

CARLOS CRUZ D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled321

EDINBURG

Texas

ABDEL DARENSBURG D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled318

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

CHRISTOPHER BROWN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled314

HICKORY

North Carolina

JAY SWANSON D.D.S.,M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled292

EFFINGHAM

Illinois

RAMIN BAHRAM D.M.D

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled287

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LESLIE FISH D.D.S.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled285

CHANDLER

Arizona

TOMMY CANTRELL D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled284

FLORENCE

South Carolina

ROBERT SNYDERS DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled278

CLEARWATER

Florida

STEVEN MAUTNER D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled276

MARGATE

Florida

JEFFREY WALLEN DDS

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled273

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

MICHAEL HARTMAN DMD, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled270

MECHANICSBURG

Pennsylvania

MOSES DATSON

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled270

BROOKLYN

New York

MICHAEL KOVALL D.M.D

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled269

AVENEL

New Jersey

ARTMAS WORTHY DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled262

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

MOHAMMED ALI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

CHICAGO

Illinois

JAMES MACK DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled256

LONGVIEW

Texas