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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. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

751K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 278 of 3238

$7.13M
Retail Cost

Rank: 889 of 3238

572,668
Patients

Rank: 127 of 3238

156,652
Prescribers

Rank: 153 of 3238

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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 49,208 61,014 $629K
New York 38,657 49,380 $455K
Pennsylvania 34,170 45,648 $411K
Florida 32,612 41,568 $368K
Texas 31,498 40,657 $366K
Ohio 27,775 36,518 $324K
Michigan 25,390 33,358 $293K
North Carolina 22,159 28,159 $270K
Illinois 20,055 27,365 $266K
Tennessee 18,051 23,976 $206K
Massachusetts 16,626 21,366 $202K
New Jersey 15,456 19,653 $179K
Virginia 14,053 18,391 $179K
Arizona 14,222 17,905 $168K
Georgia 12,698 16,338 $163K
Indiana 12,373 16,199 $154K
Wisconsin 11,206 15,226 $170K
Louisiana 10,693 14,829 $128K
Missouri 10,989 14,686 $152K
Minnesota 9,810 13,676 $160K
Kentucky 10,056 13,408 $131K
Maryland 8,825 11,472 $108K
Oregon 9,120 11,285 $120K
Washington 9,153 11,145 $106K
Mississippi 7,968 11,008 $101K
Arkansas 8,108 11,006 $103K
Iowa 7,943 10,284 $99.5K
Colorado 8,051 9,952 $101K
Alabama 7,172 9,783 $88.3K
South Carolina 6,396 8,173 $82.4K
Oklahoma 6,278 8,100 $79K
Connecticut 6,050 7,690 $69K
New Mexico 5,218 6,583 $64K
West Virginia 4,649 6,381 $58.7K
Kansas 4,101 5,597 $60.5K
Maine 4,198 5,376 $51.8K
Rhode Island 3,635 4,693 $42.2K
Nevada 3,561 4,488 $39.3K
Nebraska 2,999 4,185 $43.2K
New Hampshire 3,250 4,154 $44.2K
Utah 3,084 4,026 $43.6K
Idaho 2,674 3,273 $30.9K
Vermont 1,950 2,623 $25.2K
Hawaii 1,943 2,532 $27.8K
Montana 1,794 2,292 $22.9K
Delaware 1,808 2,228 $22.2K
North Dakota 1,537 2,191 $23.1K
South Dakota 1,204 1,764 $19.6K
District of Columbia 1,095 1,456 $13.1K
Wyoming 786 969 $9,371
Alaska 498 673 $6,333
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 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
JONATHON ANDERSON DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled154

BIRMINGHAM

Michigan

MICHAEL MUNDENAR D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Claims Filled153

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

LARRY MC NAIR DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled152

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

CLIFFORD FISCUS DDS, MS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled152

GASTONIA

North Carolina

LARRY LANDER DDS, MS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled152

TULSA

Oklahoma

DAVID HOWERTON DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled151

SALEM

Oregon

HAMID ESBAH-TABATABAIE D.M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled149

STONEHAM

Massachusetts

RYAN MORRIS D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled149

SAINT CLOUD

Minnesota

LLOYD LAGRANGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

JACQUELINE ELLIS DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled148

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL KOURY DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled148

NORTHRIDGE

California

JOSEPH PAGLIACCI BA, DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled148

BUFFALO

New York

ROBERT HEINE DMD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled146

PADUCAH

Kentucky

PHILLIP MCIVER DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled146

LELAND

North Carolina

ANDREW SCHNEIDER DDS, PA

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled145

HARRISON

Arkansas

DANTE GULINO DDS., MD.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled144

GROTON

Connecticut

DAVID EUGENE DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled143

LAUDERDALE LAKE

Florida

JOEL DRAGOO DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled143

LAFAYETTE

Indiana

NICHOLAS PSIMOS D.D.S, PLC

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled143

ROCHESTER

Minnesota

LLOYD KOEN DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled142

AMARILLO

Texas

JOE MENDEZ DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled142

ALICE

Texas

STEVEN GARIN DMD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled142

MARLTON

New Jersey

REX GALLEMORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled141

NEOSHO

Missouri

LARRY MCCRAY D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled141

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

SHAWN KENNEDY DDS

Dentist, Endodontics

Claims Filled140

CLYDE

North Carolina