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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
JAMES WRIGHT D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled201

GREEN VALLEY

Arizona

GARY SIMPSON D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled199

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

SHAWN KENNEDY DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled195

CLYDE

North Carolina

JESSE WEAVER DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled194

BALTIMORE

Maryland

KAMRAN HAMEED D.M.D. PA

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled194

EDEN

North Carolina

HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled192

CHICAGO

Illinois

RENRICK BENN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled191

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK MASSEY DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled191

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JONATHON ANDERSON DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled190

BIRMINGHAM

Michigan

RUBEN GONZALEZ DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled188

MONTEBELLO

California

EUGENE DAMICO D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled186

NEWARK

Delaware

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled186

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

JULIE BRADSHAW DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled186

TUCSON

Arizona

LARRY LANDER DDS, MS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled184

TULSA

Oklahoma

PETER CHEN D.M.D., M.M.SC.

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled183

CLERMONT

Florida

JAN KIPPAX DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled183

LEWISTON

Maine

ERIC BLAMIRES D.M.D

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled183

COLORADO SPRINGS

Colorado

TIMOTHY GUTIERREZ DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled181

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

PHILIP SHERMAN DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled177

SPRING HILL

Florida

SAMUEL POLLINA DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled177

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

MIRWAIS HUSSAINY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled176

SANTA ANA

California

ARTURO MARQUEZ DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled174

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

ALLAN REID DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled173

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

JUDSON HICKEY D.M.D.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled172

AUGUSTA

Georgia

DAVID FIREBERG DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled169

FLINT

Michigan