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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 2015

761K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 279 of 3395

$6.52M
Retail Cost

Rank: 1066 of 3395

584,793
Patients

Rank: 135 of 3395

151,111
Prescribers

Rank: 169 of 3395

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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

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

691K

2011

709K

2012

751K

2013

762K

2014

761K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$6.75M

2011

$6.84M

2012

$7.13M

2013

$6.45M

2014

$6.52M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$8

2011

$8

2012

$8

2013

$7

2014

$7

2015

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 48,335 59,648 $563K
Florida 42,674 54,055 $354K
Pennsylvania 35,414 47,123 $422K
New York 34,963 44,913 $383K
Ohio 29,868 38,948 $335K
Texas 28,568 36,184 $307K
Michigan 26,121 34,138 $259K
Illinois 22,163 29,519 $258K
North Carolina 21,847 27,526 $239K
Tennessee 18,462 24,506 $196K
Massachusetts 16,776 21,443 $179K
New Jersey 14,855 18,813 $156K
Georgia 14,070 18,191 $145K
Virginia 13,871 18,009 $161K
Arizona 14,390 17,798 $151K
Indiana 12,532 16,305 $135K
Wisconsin 11,805 15,895 $169K
Louisiana 10,904 14,615 $114K
Missouri 10,424 13,732 $121K
Minnesota 9,902 13,476 $150K
Kentucky 9,942 13,013 $112K
Maryland 9,989 12,626 $110K
Oregon 9,283 11,336 $104K
Washington 9,203 11,276 $102K
Colorado 8,855 10,953 $110K
Mississippi 7,899 10,659 $88.3K
Arkansas 8,071 10,655 $87.8K
Iowa 7,698 9,924 $82.7K
South Carolina 7,677 9,715 $75.4K
Alabama 7,100 9,618 $75.2K
Oklahoma 5,961 7,577 $68.7K
Connecticut 5,511 7,145 $64.9K
New Mexico 5,564 6,826 $64.3K
West Virginia 4,263 5,773 $48.5K
Kansas 3,878 5,348 $49.3K
Maine 3,996 5,147 $51.6K
New Hampshire 3,513 4,618 $45.2K
Nevada 3,709 4,588 $38.3K
Rhode Island 3,442 4,358 $30.3K
Nebraska 3,045 4,311 $37.5K
Utah 3,000 4,095 $43.4K
Idaho 2,771 3,328 $29.9K
Vermont 2,265 3,088 $27.8K
Delaware 2,143 2,600 $24.3K
Hawaii 1,818 2,311 $22.8K
North Dakota 1,540 2,280 $20.6K
Montana 1,631 2,049 $17.2K
South Dakota 1,337 1,861 $17.6K
District of Columbia 1,001 1,284 $10.6K
Wyoming 804 978 $8,120
Alaska 597 820 $8,466
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than 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
MARCOS DEL VALLE DMD MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled207

PONCE

Puerto Rico

JACK KRAJEKIAN D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled206

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

STEPHEN DUNN DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled206

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN CHRISTIANSEN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled205

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

RICHARD GOLDEN DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled205

DETROIT

Michigan

EUGENE DAMICO D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled203

NEWARK

Delaware

JAMES WRIGHT D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled203

GREEN VALLEY

Arizona

STEVEN TRAUB D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled201

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

GARY SIMPSON D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled199

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

KEVIN TROMBLY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled199

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

STEVEN HEDGES DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled199

CHESTER

Virginia

GEORGE TUNDER D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled199

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

CHARLES CLARKE D.D.S

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled198

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

BAO YEE DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled195

BOSTON

Massachusetts

ALFRED FORD D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled195

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

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

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled195

CLERMONT

Florida

JUDSON HICKEY D.M.D.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled195

AUGUSTA

Georgia

JEFFREY OSGUTHORPE DDS, MD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled194

WARREN

Michigan

HENRY PIMENTEL M.D.

Surgery

Claims Filled193

CHICAGO

Illinois

ARTURO MARQUEZ DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled192

SAN GERMAN

Puerto Rico

ABDEL DARENSBURG D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled192

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH

South Carolina

JESSE WEAVER DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled191

BALTIMORE

Maryland

STEVEN GARIN DMD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled190

MARLTON

New Jersey

BRUCE HOLDORF DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled190

AIKEN

South Carolina

SAMUEL POLLINA DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled189

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania