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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
EDWIN JOHARY DDS.,P.A

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled169

GAINESVILLE

Florida

JEFFREY OSGUTHORPE DDS, MD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled168

WARREN

Michigan

BRADLEY PITTMAN D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled168

DEFIANCE

Ohio

STEVE SHUFFLEBARGER DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled168

XENIA

Ohio

FRANK NGHIEM D.M.D

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled168

DORCHESTER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL MUNDENAR D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled167

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

DAVID PARKER DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled166

BRANDON

Florida

MAHYAR KARIMI DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled166

IRVINE

California

NICHOLAS PSIMOS D.D.S, PLC

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled165

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

CHARLES CLARKE D.D.S

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled164

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

MARCUS JACKSON DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled164

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JACK CAPODICE MD, DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Claims Filled163

BLOOMINGTON

Illinois

BURTON JOB DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled161

AKRON

Ohio

KEVIN TROMBLY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled161

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

ERIC RUCKERT DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled160

ROCHESTER

New York

ALFRED FORD D.M.D.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled160

BIRMINGHAM

Alabama

KENNETH HALPERN DDS MS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled158

ROSLYN HEIGHTS

New York

CARL HENDERSON DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled155

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

HAMID ESBAH-TABATABAIE D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled154

STONEHAM

Massachusetts

NEWTON GUY DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled154

HARLAN

Kentucky

WALTER MURPHY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled154

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

DAVID HOWERTON DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled153

SALEM

Oregon

SUSAN SHARP DDS

Dentist, Periodontics

Claims Filled153

TUCSON

Arizona

RICHARD BERK DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled153

STATEN ISLAND

New York

MICHAEL BARNARD DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled152

FT LAUDERDALE

Florida