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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
RICHARD EDWARDS DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled255

ROCHESTER

New York

CLAUDE DUBOSE DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled247

ATHENS

Georgia

CEDRIC SHEPHEARD DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled243

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

GREG PANOSSIAN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled239

MASSAPEQUA

New York

CARA OVERBECK D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled238

VENICE

Florida

THOMAS PHAN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled237

ELK GROVE

California

CRAIG BROOME DMD

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled237

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

FITZROY CAMPBELL D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled229

BROOKLYN

New York

STEPHEN CHRISTIANSEN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled227

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

BARIA YASSIN DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled227

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

CRAIG SCHMIDTKE D.D.S

Claims Filled226

DOTHAN

Alabama

ROBERT HOU DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled225

CHINO

California

JACK KRAJEKIAN D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled223

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

STEVEN TRAUB D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled221

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

ANTHONY GAROFALO DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled220

EL CAJON

California

ROGER CURRY DDS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled220

OMAHA

Nebraska

CLIFFORD SALK DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled218

FORT WAYNE

Indiana

RONNIE LLOYD D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled218

NASHVILLE

North Carolina

SETH MALTZ D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled214

BROOKLYN

New York

BRIAN KELLEY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled213

WEST ALLIS

Wisconsin

SCOTT BAIRD D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled210

PALO ALTO

California

RONALD MOSLEY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled210

VIDALIA

Georgia

FIRAS ALCHEIKH ALI D.M.D

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled210

DUBOIS

Pennsylvania

MARK BUFALINI DMD MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled204

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

ALEXANDER COLEMAN MD

Dentist

Claims Filled202

GILBERTOWN

Alabama