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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
SIRAJ SIDDIQUI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

CRESTLINE

Ohio

ROBERT BROOKSBANK D.D.S

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled52

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

ARELYS SANTANA D.D.S

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled52

JACKSON HEIGHTS

New York

RODNEY KIM DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled52

EL CERRITO

California

MATTHEW GRAU D.D.S.

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled52

STILLWATER

Minnesota

STEVEN GARLAND DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled52

SOUTH WEYMOUTH

Massachusetts

SCOTT REHM DDS

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled52

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

ERICK NUNEZ DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled52

KISSIMMEE

Florida

ROY SAUNDERS D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled52

LYNCHBURG

Virginia

MARK ROBERTS DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled52

ATHENS

Texas

GREGORY SKINNER DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled52

HEMET

California

ADRIAN ATTKISSON DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled51

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

EDWIN DAVIS

Dentist

Claims Filled51

ELIZABETH

Pennsylvania

GREGORY NASSIF DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled51

ZACHARY

Louisiana

ROSE STRAUGHTER DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled51

JACKSON

Mississippi

TARYON SEARD-HIGGINS DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled51

GREENVILLE

Mississippi

STEFAN SIMONCIC DDS

Claims Filled51

CARY

North Carolina

JOHN CRESTETTO DDS,MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled51

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

DONNIE BAILEY DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled51

HUDSON

North Carolina

DAVID CHUNG D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled51

NEW YORK

New York

CHRISTIAN STEFFEY

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled51

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

MICHAEL POPOFF DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

DETROIT

Michigan

DAVID KESTEL DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled51

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

MAHYAR KARIMI DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled51

MANHATTAN BEACH

California

DAVID HOCHWALD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled51

BELLFLOWER

California