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KLOR-CON M10

Potassium is essential for the proper functioning of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Usually the food you eat supplies all of the potassium you need. However, certain diseases (e.g., kidney disease and gastrointestinal disease with vomiting and diarrhea) and drugs, especially diuretics ('water pills'), remove potassium from the body. Potassium supplements are taken to replace potassium losses and prevent potassium deficiency. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

1.3M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 203 of 3238

$32.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 488 of 3238

335,215
Patients

Rank: 205 of 3238

136,103
Prescribers

Rank: 183 of 3238

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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
Pennsylvania 23,324 104,736 $2.49M
Texas 24,685 91,215 $2.16M
Ohio 22,795 88,100 $2.38M
Florida 18,647 67,785 $1.55M
New York 18,241 65,332 $1.86M
North Carolina 15,147 63,680 $1.47M
California 15,650 58,574 $1.39M
Georgia 14,763 56,753 $1.24M
Illinois 12,080 52,585 $1.28M
Michigan 14,212 44,497 $1.25M
Indiana 11,010 42,424 $1.12M
Virginia 10,453 41,077 $1.07M
Kentucky 8,843 35,713 $840K
South Carolina 7,862 30,865 $730K
Tennessee 8,074 28,859 $693K
Alabama 7,210 28,700 $640K
Missouri 7,165 28,226 $714K
New Jersey 8,444 28,186 $712K
Massachusetts 6,033 23,462 $730K
Louisiana 5,446 22,888 $453K
West Virginia 5,357 21,369 $511K
Arizona 6,118 21,115 $489K
Wisconsin 4,715 20,855 $541K
Kansas 4,399 18,541 $474K
Arkansas 4,564 17,916 $423K
Oklahoma 4,670 17,132 $436K
Washington 4,647 15,769 $443K
Colorado 4,153 15,661 $417K
Maryland 4,773 15,032 $419K
Oregon 4,101 14,924 $420K
Mississippi 3,568 14,309 $311K
Minnesota 3,422 11,913 $365K
Connecticut 2,850 10,955 $299K
Iowa 2,403 10,887 $294K
Maine 2,367 8,739 $278K
Nebraska 1,652 8,627 $187K
Utah 2,508 8,068 $230K
Nevada 2,200 7,340 $165K
New Mexico 1,790 5,978 $141K
New Hampshire 1,459 5,778 $167K
Rhode Island 1,102 5,375 $125K
Idaho 1,301 4,130 $120K
Montana 899 3,501 $96.3K
South Dakota 698 3,319 $86.6K
Delaware 871 2,874 $79.1K
Alaska 280 1,849 $32.7K
Vermont 487 1,838 $53.9K
District of Columbia 529 1,785 $38.1K
North Dakota 466 1,563 $46.1K
Wyoming 374 1,259 $35.6K
Hawaii 271 895 $31.2K
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 KLOR-CON M10

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled639

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled589

TUCKER

Georgia

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled532

ROCKFORD

Illinois

LAILA HIRJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled490

DALLAS

Texas

FRANK THOMPSON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled482

MANCHESTER

Georgia

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled452

EULESS

Texas

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled450

WICHITA

Kansas

REZIUDDIN SIDDIQUE M. D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled444

MCKINNEY

Texas

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled432

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

SYED MOQEETH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled422

CINCINNATI

Ohio

EDMOND KALIFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled422

MARKSVILLE

Louisiana

DONALD EVANS M.D., P.C.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled416

CARTERSVILLE

Georgia

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled395

WOODLAWN

Virginia

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled371

GRAYSON

Kentucky

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled365

DUNEDIN

Florida

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled358

FORT WORTH

Texas

JOAQUIN MENDEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled351

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

JOHN BARTMESS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled350

FLORENCE

Alabama

JOHN O'CONNELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled340

ROLLING MEADOWS

Illinois

KARTIKEYA PATEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled324

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

CLIFFORD GARVIN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled322

DENISON

Texas

PHILIP BENYO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

DRUMS

Pennsylvania

DIRK JUSCHKA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled319

XENIA

Ohio

ANDREW PAINTER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled317

PORTAGEVILLE

Missouri

WARREN PIERCE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

HOFFMAN ESTATES

Illinois