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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. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

833K
Medicare Part D Claims
$31.1M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 99,590 $2.46M
Texas 94,116 $2.35M
Ohio 78,459 $2.16M
Florida 68,055 $1.58M
New York 60,587 $1.66M
California 59,839 $1.45M
North Carolina 53,993 $1.38M
Illinois 49,895 $1.29M
Georgia 46,337 $1.05M
Michigan 38,973 $1.23M
Virginia 38,441 $1.04M
Indiana 35,660 $1.02M
Kentucky 30,420 $761K
South Carolina 28,204 $698K
New Jersey 26,839 $639K
Tennessee 25,072 $616K
Missouri 25,028 $686K
Massachusetts 21,485 $626K
Louisiana 21,341 $448K
West Virginia 21,204 $576K
Alabama 21,197 $493K
Arizona 19,229 $446K
Arkansas 18,373 $472K
Oklahoma 17,690 $478K
Wisconsin 16,707 $460K
Kansas 16,550 $437K
Washington 14,944 $433K
Maryland 14,819 $394K
Minnesota 14,448 $421K
Oregon 13,429 $379K
Colorado 12,994 $317K
Mississippi 12,567 $297K
Connecticut 9,306 $227K
Iowa 8,767 $268K
Nevada 8,056 $180K
Maine 7,676 $238K
New Mexico 6,871 $171K
Utah 6,748 $185K
Nebraska 6,693 $185K
New Hampshire 5,365 $151K
Idaho 4,487 $128K
Rhode Island 4,426 $98.7K
Montana 3,359 $91.5K
Delaware 2,917 $70.5K
South Dakota 2,777 $82.3K
Alaska 2,028 $39K
Vermont 1,989 $55.2K
North Dakota 1,795 $54.7K
Hawaii 1,689 $45.9K
District of Columbia 1,686 $35.7K
Wyoming 1,239 $39.2K
Puerto Rico 108 $2,054
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 »


Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for KLOR-CON M10

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MICHAEL SHARPE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled194

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

HICKORY

North Carolina

OREL EVERETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled191

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled189

LORAIN

Ohio

BRAD WHITNEY MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled187

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

JONATHAN BREMER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled181

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled181

HICKORY

North Carolina

THOMAS ALABANZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled180

DANVILLE

Virginia

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled178

GRAYSON

Kentucky

JESSE AMOS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

ROCKY MOUNT

Virginia

DIRK JUSCHKA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

MILFORD

Ohio

MIKE PIETILA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

SAN DIEGO

California

ANGEL MESA

Specialist

Claims Filled177

MARGATE

Florida

JOHN O'CONNELL DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled177

ROLLING MEADOWS

Illinois

NICHOLAS CAMPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled177

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MARY RUDYK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

TIM SHEPHERD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

LEWISVILLE

Texas

APPAVUCHETTY SOUNDAPPAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled175

PERRY

Georgia

THOMAS MINORA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled173

SCRANTON

Pennsylvania

ANIL GARYALI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled172

HOUSTON

Texas

HAITHAM JIFI BAHLOOL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled172

CORPUS CHRISTI

Texas

DANIEL MEETZE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled171

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

NORBERTO VAZQUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

TONY RUIZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled170

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CRAIG JOHNSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled169

BRAZIL

Indiana