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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
IVAN GELLER MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled323

WHEAT RIDGE

Colorado

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled323

DUNEDIN

Florida

AMIR HAJIMOMENIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled322

NORFOLK

Virginia

MATTHEW KLAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

BLAIRSVILLE

Pennsylvania

JAMES LAMON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

MOULTRIE

Georgia

KATHERINE KATSOYANNIS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled321

PARK RIDGE

Illinois

MARY RUDYK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

WILMINGTON

North Carolina

DWIGHT WILLETT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled320

KINGSTON

Tennessee

MICHAEL CHANLER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled319

MINDEN

Louisiana

CRAIG HOPPLE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

TOLEDO

Ohio

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled319

LORAIN

Ohio

MUKESH JAIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

CHRISTY GRAVES M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

SLIDELL

Louisiana

NEELOFER SOHAIL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled316

LANCASTER

Pennsylvania

PRAVINCHANDRA PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

QUINCY

Illinois

DAVID PARKER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled314

MARION

Virginia

MICHAEL KLUFAS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled314

CUMBERLAND

Rhode Island

HOLLIS CLARK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled314

MURRAY

Kentucky

JOHN HAEBICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled313

CHICAGO

Illinois

JOHN SNYDER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled313

NASSAWADOX

Virginia

FADI ABOU-ISSA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled311

HOUMA

Louisiana

STEPHEN VERNIER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled310

YUKON

Oklahoma

PAUL WANG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled308

COAL VALLEY

Illinois

JACK BUMGARDNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled308

ROCKY MOUNT

Virginia

LOUIS SADDLER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

CANTON

Mississippi