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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 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

703K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.78M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 60,432 $606K
New York 45,102 $423K
Pennsylvania 42,102 $382K
Florida 40,445 $368K
Texas 37,371 $344K
Ohio 31,525 $276K
Michigan 27,373 $259K
Illinois 26,586 $264K
North Carolina 24,830 $256K
Tennessee 22,675 $202K
Massachusetts 19,889 $194K
New Jersey 18,477 $177K
Virginia 18,176 $178K
Arizona 18,090 $161K
Georgia 15,539 $154K
Indiana 15,158 $144K
Wisconsin 14,820 $159K
Missouri 14,572 $149K
Louisiana 14,300 $127K
Minnesota 13,541 $157K
Kentucky 12,644 $125K
Washington 11,680 $117K
Oregon 11,345 $118K
Mississippi 11,056 $101K
Arkansas 10,967 $107K
Maryland 10,155 $98.5K
Iowa 9,496 $97.6K
Colorado 9,136 $93K
Alabama 9,030 $84.7K
Oklahoma 7,905 $79K
South Carolina 7,896 $78.1K
Connecticut 7,312 $67.5K
New Mexico 6,941 $67.7K
West Virginia 6,278 $62.8K
Maine 5,320 $48.3K
Kansas 5,176 $54.7K
Rhode Island 4,803 $44.4K
Nevada 4,271 $38.7K
New Hampshire 4,059 $39.8K
Utah 4,048 $41.5K
Nebraska 3,844 $39.5K
Idaho 2,885 $28.6K
Vermont 2,621 $26.4K
Hawaii 2,383 $29.6K
Montana 2,205 $21.9K
North Dakota 2,017 $23.6K
Delaware 1,875 $20.1K
South Dakota 1,728 $19.3K
District of Columbia 1,487 $13.6K
Wyoming 1,092 $10.6K
Alaska 675 $7,059
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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
MARIO CANAL DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled140

MOORESTOWN

New Jersey

DONGWOOK LEE D.D.S.

Dentist

Claims Filled139

TUCSON

Arizona

THOMAS BAILEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

HELENA

Arkansas

CHOCTAW BADGETT DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled137

LEWISPORT

Kentucky

CHARLES CLARKE D.D.S

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled137

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

WILLIAM PHILLIPPI D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled136

COOKEVILLE

Tennessee

JEFFREY OSGUTHORPE DDS, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled136

WARREN

Michigan

MAMDOUH HASSABALLA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled135

CHICAGO

Illinois

JOSEPH DEFRANCESCO DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled135

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

PAUL BLANK D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled135

THREE RIVERS

Michigan

JAN KIPPAX DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled135

LEWISTON

Maine

DAVID SNYDERMAN D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled134

NEW LONDON

Connecticut

MICHAEL KOURY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled134

NORTHRIDGE

California

MORGAN HINES D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled134

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

MARK BUFALINI DMD MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled134

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

KEVIN VERA

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled134

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

LARRY MCCRAY D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled133

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

SHAWN KENNEDY DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled131

CLYDE

North Carolina

RANDOLPH SOUSA DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled131

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

WALTER MURPHY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled131

MECHANICSVILLE

Virginia

MARCUS JACKSON DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled130

METAIRIE

Louisiana

WALTER WULF DDS PA

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled130

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

RAYMOND WILLIAMS DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled129

ATLANTA

Georgia

SUNWOONG CHOI DDS, MD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled129

LOS ANGELES

California

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida