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KLOR-CON 8

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Potassium is essential for the proper functioning of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

381K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 393 of 3362

$12M
Retail Cost

Rank: 766 of 3362

93,677
Patients

Rank: 431 of 3362

48,571
Prescribers

Rank: 413 of 3362

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51%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

12%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 35,963 139,455 $5.17M
Florida 7,335 27,951 $714K
Texas 5,290 19,959 $547K
Oklahoma 2,536 14,986 $372K
Pennsylvania 3,096 13,422 $414K
Ohio 2,907 12,213 $391K
New York 2,884 10,282 $336K
Illinois 2,271 9,593 $288K
Alabama 2,351 9,515 $234K
Georgia 2,051 8,742 $211K
Tennessee 2,023 8,549 $214K
Michigan 2,584 8,394 $269K
Indiana 1,918 7,698 $253K
North Carolina 1,650 7,579 $197K
Kentucky 1,484 7,082 $172K
New Jersey 1,663 5,738 $186K
Louisiana 1,161 5,436 $122K
Missouri 973 4,954 $128K
Arizona 1,359 4,820 $137K
Mississippi 895 4,190 $92.6K
Virginia 956 3,957 $116K
Oregon 965 3,754 $115K
Arkansas 808 3,713 $88.2K
South Carolina 847 3,445 $92.2K
Washington 896 3,216 $109K
Minnesota 692 2,894 $112K
Massachusetts 656 2,600 $105K
Nevada 595 1,982 $56.8K
New Mexico 541 1,958 $49.1K
Colorado 480 1,909 $55.6K
Maryland 540 1,718 $66K
West Virginia 409 1,650 $42.9K
Wisconsin 353 1,629 $54.7K
Utah 436 1,586 $46.3K
Kansas 353 1,579 $54.9K
Iowa 263 1,275 $43.7K
Connecticut 272 1,129 $40.8K
Idaho 266 1,115 $32.3K
North Dakota 211 1,074 $30.5K
Nebraska 177 930 $27.9K
South Dakota 219 902 $27.8K
Montana 196 879 $23.3K
Rhode Island 119 506 $16.9K
Maine 102 440 $14.4K
District of Columbia 105 425 $9,317
New Hampshire 113 421 $14.8K
Delaware 127 404 $14.3K
Hawaii 87 344 $11.7K
Alaska 36 220 $3,919
Wyoming 44 177 $4,583
Vermont 25 85 $3,011
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 KLOR-CON 8

Provider Medicare Claims City State
NICOLAS DELAPENA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled50

MERCED

California

MOE MYA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARION

Virginia

DAVID PETROS M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled50

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

CHARLES CADENHEAD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HASKELL

Texas

JULIO GUZMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

VALERIE ALTAVAS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

NATIONAL CITY

California

GERARDO BALDASSARRI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PALM COAST

Florida

KEITH ATASSI M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

VALPARAISO

Indiana

JANE LEWIS P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

MCALESTER

Oklahoma

ARTHUR BROWNING MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

CHRISTOPHER INGRAM MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

NATCHITOCHES

Louisiana

JAMES JACKSON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRANKFORT

Kentucky

DARYL NEES NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

BENNIE CHEEK DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MULDROW

Oklahoma

HEMALATHA IYER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

TEXAS CITY

Texas

JOSE CABALLE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MCKEESPORT

Pennsylvania

NATALEE KNIGHT PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled50

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

MAYRA LORENZO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

LARGO

Florida

CECILIA GALINDO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

REEDLEY

California

SCOTT BLUCK D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LA MESA

California

MICHAEL GEN M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

FRESNO

California

YASSER MIKHAIL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

GENEVA

Ohio

MICHAEL KOCH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

ROANOKE

Virginia

GEORGE GRIFFITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MT VERNON

Kentucky

ROBERT RIVERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

BURBANK

California