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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
ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled183

LOS ANGELES

California

ANDRE MICHALAK M,D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled183

WASHINGTON

District of Columbia

JIM HARJO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled180

COWETA

Oklahoma

THOMAS WOODBURY D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled180

RANCHO CUCAMONGA

California

ORIENTE ESPOSO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled177

BAKERSFIELD

California

ARTHUR JIMENEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

VICTORVILLE

California

SOON KWUN M.D.,F.A.C.C.

Legal Medicine

Claims Filled175

EL MONTE

California

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled172

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ANTONIO LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

ADA

Oklahoma

ANILKUMAR PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled171

TULARE

California

SHAWN BRIDWELL PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled171

PURCELL

Oklahoma

SCOTT COOPER PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled169

ARDMORE

Oklahoma

DEBORAH DORAY PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled169

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

JOHN YOUNG D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled167

LONG BEACH

California

REYADH MICHAIL M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled167

PANORAMA CITY

California

ANDREW KUMPURIS MD

Claims Filled164

LITTLE ROCK

Arkansas

ANAHIT BLIKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled163

LOS ANGELES

California

EVA EARLS MD

Emergency Medical Services

Claims Filled161

OKMULGEE

Oklahoma

MADHAVA NARALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled161

FRESNO

California

RENE GARCIA M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled160

MIAMI

Florida

JUAN ALMAGUER MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled157

LOS ANGELES

California

PATRICK MURNIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled156

HAMLIN

Pennsylvania

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled155

LOS ANGELES

California

JOSE CACERES MD

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled155

BUENA PARK

California

KARL VALREY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled154

OLIVEHURST

California