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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
MICHAEL GUICE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled153

LOS ANGELES

California

EMILY KIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled153

UNION CITY

California

JONATHAN TYE M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled150

WEST COVINA

California

ROGELIO SAMSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled150

PENSACOLA

Florida

PO LEW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

ROSEMEAD

California

WILLIAM GARNICA

Family Medicine

Claims Filled149

FRESNO

California

JOSEPH MAGEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

TUBA CITY

Arizona

HAGOP BEZIKIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled147

LOS ANGELES

California

HEMCHAND KOLLI M.D

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled145

HEMET

California

LUCILLE HARJO P.A. - C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled144

SAPULPA

Oklahoma

MUHAMMAD NASIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

ALTADENA

California

WILLIAM TO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled143

LOS ANGELES

California

INGRID MIXTER -LEON M.D.

Claims Filled143

MIAMI

Florida

MANUEL FIGUEROA M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled143

LOS ANGELES

California

VARMA MEKA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled143

RIVERDALE

Georgia

JOHN GAIDRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

SAN DIEGO

California

JIN KONG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

ADA

Oklahoma

JESSIE CORPUS P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled141

ORLAND

California

ANDREW KIM M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled139

LOS ANGELES

California

FERESHTEH JAHANPANAH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

EL CAJON

California

ROBERT TURNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

REEDSBURG

Wisconsin

SHOVEK BOYADJIAN

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

PANORAMA CITY

California

LEO BARBER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled136

DURHAM

North Carolina

CRAIG MUELLER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled136

APPLE VALLEY

California

MELVIN GONZALEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled135

RANCHO MIRAGE

California