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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
CLIFFORD WARD D.D.S

Dentist

Claims Filled128

TALLEVAST

Florida

BRIAN HEINE DMD

Dentist

Claims Filled127

PADUCAH

Kentucky

HAMIDREZA BARAKHSHAN D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled127

BREMERTON

Washington

TIMOTHY GUTIERREZ DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled126

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

JOHN GOUCH DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled126

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ERIC RUCKERT DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled126

ROCHESTER

New York

ROBERT JOHNSON DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled125

BROWNWOOD

Texas

ERNESTO ESCALA

Dentist

Claims Filled125

TUCSON

Arizona

ALEXANDER ANTIPOV DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled125

ROSEVILLE

California

BRAD RICHMAN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled124

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

LEROY LOVING D.D.S., M.D.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled123

DECATUR

Georgia

PHUONG NGUYEN D.M.D

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled122

SPRINGFIELD

Virginia

PATRICK PASCO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled122

MAGEE

Mississippi

DONALD SPENCER MD

General Practice

Claims Filled122

BROWNSVILLE

Tennessee

BAO YEE DMD

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled122

BOSTON

Massachusetts

TIM MABE DDS

Dentist

Claims Filled121

WALNUTE COVE

North Carolina

STEVEN MAUTNER D.D.S.

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled121

MARGATE

Florida

CARTER BLEVINS DMD

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled121

SOMERSET

Kentucky

LARRY MCCRAY D.D.S.

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled120

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

OSWALD THOMAS D.D.S

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled119

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

KEVIN VERA

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled119

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOSEPH PAGLIACCI BA, DDS

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled118

BUFFALO

New York

BRIAN CHUNG DDS MD

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled117

WHITTIER

California

GLENN PARKER D.M.D

Dentist, General Practice

Claims Filled117

CAIRO

Illinois

ROBERT FELDMAN DDS

Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Claims Filled117

RED BANK

New Jersey