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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
ROBERT WENDT D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled65

BAY SHORE

New York

DAVID GRAHAM DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled65

FRENCHBURG

Kentucky

JOSEPH KOBERLEIN D.D.S.

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled65

STOW

Ohio

RANDAL SCHMITT DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled65

DEARBORN

Michigan

MICHAEL NEOPOLITAN D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled65

NILES

Ohio

BRUCE CRAIG MD FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled65

POLLOCK

Louisiana

LAUREN MCDONOUGH D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled65

PORT ST LUCIE

Florida

ALLEN RUBIN DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled65

SOUTHBRIDGE

Massachusetts

WINSTON YEE DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled65

SAN LORENZO

California

KAREN NASH DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled64

CHICAGO

Illinois

JENNIFER TAYLOR

Dentist

Claims Filled64

QUINCY

Massachusetts

DAT MANG DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled64

PINELLAS PARK

Florida

CRAIG DILLON DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled64

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

ANIBAL PAGAN ROMERO M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled64

QUEBRADILLAS

Puerto Rico

JERRY AYERS DMD, MHS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled64

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

BRADLEY HAMMOND DDS, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled64

SURPRISE

Arizona

ROBERT MILLER DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled64

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

MARC SANDER DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled64

AVON PARK

Florida

DEREK KELLY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled64

BRIDGEVILLE

Pennsylvania

THANH TRUONG DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled64

HEMET

California

JAMES MULLANE DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled64

WAKEFIELD

Rhode Island

ROBERT WATSON DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled64

EL PASO

Texas

MICHAEL ALUF DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled64

BRONX

New York

JAMES YUHNKE D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled64

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Michigan

JED TEPPER D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled64

FLORENCE

South Carolina