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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
DAVID BRAZON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

BELLE VERNON

Pennsylvania

AJMAL SEDIQ WARDAK DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled50

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

DEREK KELLY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

DONORA

Pennsylvania

DAVID INMAN D.D.S

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

CHARLES MCCLUNG DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LEWISBURG

West Virginia

ALFRED KHALLOUF DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

BRIAN BENNITT DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

HOBART

Oklahoma

DANIEL HOWARD DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

WAYNE MOESCHING DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

OKEECHOBEE

Florida

DAVID LAMBERT D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

LOUDON

Tennessee

BARRY MAYBERRY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HILLSVILLE

Virginia

TARA SCALLION DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled50

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ROBERT ENGL D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

KENMORE

New York

BORIS ZAK D.D.S

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

AGOURA HILLS

California

MANFRED SCHALL DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DANIEL BURCHFIELD D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

HENDERSONVILLE

Tennessee

ALAMEDA COUNTY MED CTR

Suppliers, Institutional Pharmacy

Claims Filled50

OAKLAND

California

SCOTT ROTHENBERG DDS, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled50

NEW YORK

New York

RICHARD COMPTON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

SUMMERVILLE

Georgia

ROBERT FERRILL DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

ROSWELL

Georgia

COLLEEN BARRY DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

TUCSON

Arizona

ERIC MORRISON D.D.S., P.A.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

WAYNESVILLE

North Carolina

LARRY GOULD DDS PA

Dentist

Claims Filled50

MTN HOME

Arkansas

JOHN LARD D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled50

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

JIA-CHUN DAI D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled50

SOLON

Ohio