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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
CHUN LEE DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled145

NEW YORK

New York

SAMUEL POLLINA DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled145

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

KAMRAN HAMEED DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled144

SUMMERFIELD

North Carolina

DONGWOOK LEE D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled144

TUCSON

Arizona

ROBERT HEINE DMD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled144

PADUCAH

Kentucky

WILBURN FURNISS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled140

NACOGDOCHES

Texas

SCOTT BAIRD D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled140

PALO ALTO

California

RICHARD BERK DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled140

STATEN ISLAND

New York

KENNETH BERDICK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

FORT MYERS

Florida

CLAUDE DUBOSE DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled138

ATHENS

Georgia

THOMAS BAILEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

HELENA

Arkansas

TIMOTHY HOGAN DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled137

ATLANTA

Texas

ROBERT SNYDERS DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled137

CLEARWATER

Florida

STEPHEN SMART DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled136

EL DORADO

Arkansas

JAMES MACK DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled136

LONGVIEW

Texas

ROBERT HOU DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled132

CHINO

California

JAMES MILLER DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled131

BUTLER

Pennsylvania

RONALD MOSLEY DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled131

VIDALIA

Georgia

STEPHEN MAYO DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled131

BEAN STATION

Tennessee

CHARLES HORNSBY D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled131

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MICHAEL WEISS DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled130

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

JED TEPPER D.M.D.

Dentist

Claims Filled129

FLORENCE

South Carolina

LEE CHEWNING DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled128

ROCHESTER

Pennsylvania

MARK GLYMAN M.D.,D.D.S.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled128

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

MAMDOUH ATTALLA DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled128

CHICAGO

Illinois