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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
UMAMAHESWARA VEJENDLA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled389

JAMESTOWN

New York

GEORGE SUTTON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled387

MOBILE

Alabama

MHAMAD JIBRINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

CINCINNATI

Ohio

TANIN PARICH MD

Claims Filled382

ALTON

Illinois

BYRON HOFFMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

SILER CITY

North Carolina

MICHAEL SHEEHAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

RICHMOND

Virginia

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

WINSTON FLOYD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled380

ANDERSON

South Carolina

DAVID DELLIQUADRI DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled378

GIRARD

Ohio

GRETCHEN SEROTA MD

Nursing Custodial Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facility

Claims Filled378

CINCINNATI

Ohio

LLOYD MILLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled377

FLORENCE

South Carolina

SCOTT BOWLIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled377

SHAWNEE

Kansas

WAI LEE M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled375

ELKHART

Indiana

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled373

JACKSON

Mississippi

SHAUN LAURIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled369

TALLAHASSEE

Florida

AMAN AHMED MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled369

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ALPHONSO BERRY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled368

FARMINGTON HILLS

Michigan

DAVID GUNDERMAN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled368

HILLSBORO

Ohio

DENNIS DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled366

WASHINGTON

Pennsylvania

LOWELL CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled364

BUSHNELL

Florida

THOMAS MULLEN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled364

RINGGOLD

Georgia

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled364

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

WILLIAM LACORTE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled357

METAIRIE

Louisiana

STEPHEN EVANS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled356

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

CHRISTOPHER GEHRLEIN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled356

ALIQUIPPA

Pennsylvania