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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
BRIAN FERBER DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled204

GREENACRES

Florida

JOSHUA ATKIN D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled204

DAYTON

Ohio

RICHARD EDWARDS DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled199

ROCHESTER

New York

KEVIN TROMBLY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled197

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

JACK KRAJEKIAN D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled196

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

GARY SIMPSON D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled195

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

RENRICK BENN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled194

BROOKLYN

New York

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

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled193

EFFINGHAM

Illinois

STANLEY GRESHAM DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled185

IRONWOOD

Michigan

ALLEN TARRO D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled185

LOWELL

Massachusetts

PEDRAM MARHABI DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled184

ALHAMBRA

California

ARTMAS WORTHY DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled180

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

STUART ROCKWELL D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled179

CORNING

Arkansas

ALLAN REID DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled178

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JOHNNY MILLER D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled177

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled176

CHICAGO

Illinois

JEFFREY WALLEN DDS

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled174

MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

HAMID ESBAH-TABATABAIE D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled173

STONEHAM

Massachusetts

KOUROS IZADI DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled173

SAN MARCOS

California

PETHAN TIN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled172

BRONX

New York

ROGER CURRY DDS

Family Medicine

Claims Filled171

OMAHA

Nebraska

JARED MARTIN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled169

RICHMOND

Virginia

SHARON POLLICK DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled169

EAST PATCHOGUE

New York

MARCO MORALES DDS

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled169

MIAMI

Florida

NICHOLAS PSIMOS D.D.S, PLC

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled168

ROCHESTER

Minnesota