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POTASSIUM CITRATE

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

101K
Medicare Part D Claims
$23.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 16,395 $2.2M
Florida 15,134 $1.72M
New York 14,966 $1.79M
Pennsylvania 13,542 $1.63M
Texas 10,502 $1.2M
Ohio 9,988 $1.35M
North Carolina 9,088 $1.07M
Illinois 8,981 $1.07M
Missouri 5,156 $579K
New Jersey 4,876 $684K
Georgia 4,620 $514K
Arizona 4,556 $563K
Wisconsin 4,422 $515K
Louisiana 4,381 $450K
Tennessee 4,294 $447K
Massachusetts 4,271 $526K
Michigan 4,213 $552K
Kentucky 3,799 $396K
Virginia 3,526 $438K
Oregon 3,498 $432K
Minnesota 3,412 $409K
Washington 3,278 $410K
Indiana 3,143 $389K
Iowa 2,849 $300K
South Carolina 2,746 $297K
Colorado 2,734 $349K
Oklahoma 2,222 $228K
Mississippi 2,210 $208K
Kansas 2,181 $238K
Arkansas 2,074 $195K
Maryland 2,064 $280K
Connecticut 1,931 $252K
Alabama 1,882 $199K
Nebraska 1,865 $197K
Hawaii 1,800 $222K
West Virginia 1,582 $160K
Utah 1,535 $157K
Nevada 1,305 $119K
New Mexico 1,153 $118K
Idaho 1,061 $131K
Puerto Rico 971 $46.4K
Maine 957 $121K
Rhode Island 811 $87.4K
New Hampshire 798 $91.5K
Montana 737 $90K
South Dakota 597 $68K
Vermont 519 $66K
Delaware 506 $76.5K
North Dakota 438 $56K
Wyoming 345 $39.6K
District of Columbia 156 $19.6K
Alaska 114 $16.5K
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 POTASSIUM CITRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MANTU GUPTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled354

NEW YORK

New York

MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled307

VALDOSTA

Georgia

YAN WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled285

NEW YORK

New York

LEV ELTERMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled276

SKOKIE

Illinois

GLENN PREMINGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled274

DURHAM

North Carolina

CLAY BOYD M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled254

METAIRIE

Louisiana

RONALD CHEE-AWAI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled245

MARRERO

Louisiana

JUAN SUAREZ M.D. , F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled241

CORAL GABLES

Florida

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled217

WELLINGTON

Florida

DEAN ASSIMOS MD

Urology

Claims Filled195

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled181

LOS ANGELES

California

STEPHEN LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled166

AIEA

Hawaii

EDUARDO GARCIA MONTES MD

Urology

Claims Filled164

MIAMI

Florida

ARTHUR SMITH MD

Urology

Claims Filled162

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

HOMER HYDE MD

Urology

Claims Filled158

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WEI SUN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled157

NEW YORK

New York

PAUL SILVERSTEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled153

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

AUGUST MAGGIO M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled148

SANTA ANA

California

KAREN FRYE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled147

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

GREGORY KONDRAY MD

Urology

Claims Filled139

GARFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

TERRY YEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled138

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JEFFREY GLASER MD

Urology

Claims Filled138

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

MARK ELLISON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled138

ATHENS

Georgia

PATRICK HAMILTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled138

WAILUKU

Hawaii

ROBERT LEWE MD

Urology

Claims Filled138

OWENSBORO

Kentucky