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KLOR-CON M20

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

2.4M
Medicare Part D Claims
$78M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Pennsylvania 244,008 $6.22M
Ohio 201,560 $5.62M
Texas 157,283 $3.89M
Illinois 152,366 $3.86M
Florida 149,550 $3.45M
North Carolina 147,407 $3.43M
Georgia 136,310 $3.09M
California 131,147 $5.25M
New York 123,420 $3.46M
Indiana 109,033 $2.94M
Virginia 102,487 $2.51M
Alabama 84,179 $1.89M
Tennessee 77,493 $1.87M
South Carolina 76,689 $1.77M
Kentucky 76,085 $1.9M
Michigan 70,616 $2.11M
Missouri 66,145 $1.67M
Louisiana 65,077 $1.39M
Massachusetts 59,960 $1.63M
New Jersey 57,031 $1.55M
Mississippi 50,557 $1.12M
Maryland 43,718 $1.3M
Minnesota 42,837 $1.24M
West Virginia 42,168 $1.09M
Wisconsin 42,116 $1.13M
Arizona 39,230 $921K
Kansas 38,529 $1M
Arkansas 38,257 $952K
Oklahoma 36,533 $1.01M
Colorado 34,531 $896K
Connecticut 33,000 $848K
Washington 29,769 $867K
Oregon 29,232 $826K
Maine 22,816 $723K
Iowa 22,586 $618K
Rhode Island 16,280 $371K
New Mexico 16,006 $376K
Utah 15,489 $474K
Nevada 14,101 $319K
New Hampshire 13,272 $374K
Idaho 12,561 $353K
Nebraska 10,688 $282K
Montana 10,308 $273K
South Dakota 7,948 $220K
District of Columbia 6,644 $167K
North Dakota 6,602 $181K
Alaska 5,449 $103K
Delaware 5,449 $145K
Vermont 4,947 $150K
Wyoming 3,299 $85.7K
Hawaii 2,625 $60.9K
Puerto Rico 161 $2,631
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 »


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Top prescribers for KLOR-CON M20

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled952

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled914

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

HENRY DIXON M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled838

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled833

GALAX

Virginia

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled727

WICHITA

Kansas

JOSEPH ECKBURG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled723

ROCKFORD

Illinois

NICHOLAS CAMPO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled596

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

MARC NEVIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled593

SALEM

Virginia

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled584

TUCKER

Georgia

LEON KRAFT M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled576

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

KENNETH RICE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

LUBBOCK

Texas

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled546

WESTLAND

Michigan

ROBERT WHITEHOUSE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled545

RICHMOND HTS

Ohio

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled529

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

CHARLES MAXVILL DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled528

DALLAS

Texas

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled522

WESTLAND

Michigan

MARK ROBERTS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled499

EVERGREEN

Alabama

CYRIAC MADATHIKUNNEL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled483

SELMA

Alabama

THOMAS MANN M.D.PC

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled479

FITZGERALD

Georgia

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled478

HICKORY

North Carolina

MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled476

CINCINNATI

Ohio

KATHERINE JOHNSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled473

KENTON

Ohio

LAILA HIRJEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled472

DALLAS

Texas

JAMES COLLINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled471

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled470

MAUMEE

Ohio