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POTASSIUM CITRATE

Treats and prevents kidney stones by lowering the amount of acid in urine. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2013

267K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 456 of 3238

$35.8M
Retail Cost

Rank: 458 of 3238

65,105
Patients

Rank: 465 of 3238

37,577
Prescribers

Rank: 439 of 3238

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 5,469 22,143 $2.96M
California 5,635 20,644 $3.14M
Florida 5,213 19,122 $2.36M
Pennsylvania 4,009 17,866 $2.42M
Texas 4,025 15,570 $1.98M
Ohio 3,537 14,077 $2.08M
North Carolina 2,987 12,683 $1.69M
Illinois 2,549 10,814 $1.57M
New Jersey 2,121 7,795 $1.16M
Michigan 2,075 7,200 $1.12M
Georgia 1,551 6,542 $735K
Missouri 1,452 6,403 $789K
Massachusetts 1,431 6,249 $914K
Wisconsin 1,323 6,073 $800K
Arizona 1,591 6,054 $774K
Tennessee 1,437 5,550 $652K
Louisiana 1,184 5,454 $592K
Indiana 1,185 4,824 $655K
Minnesota 1,085 4,427 $729K
Kentucky 1,034 4,328 $510K
Virginia 1,142 4,276 $567K
Washington 1,014 4,162 $516K
Oregon 976 4,027 $593K
South Carolina 946 3,665 $432K
Colorado 891 3,589 $484K
Iowa 661 3,382 $442K
Alabama 736 2,990 $369K
Oklahoma 675 2,886 $339K
Maryland 806 2,807 $423K
Kansas 605 2,787 $365K
Connecticut 627 2,533 $378K
Arkansas 534 2,472 $264K
Mississippi 503 2,370 $243K
Nebraska 432 2,228 $284K
Hawaii 475 1,969 $331K
Utah 517 1,963 $211K
Nevada 511 1,878 $216K
West Virginia 429 1,711 $217K
New Mexico 359 1,414 $178K
Idaho 332 1,352 $190K
Rhode Island 232 1,038 $107K
South Dakota 192 1,016 $127K
Maine 282 1,016 $160K
New Hampshire 236 1,012 $131K
Montana 195 871 $114K
Delaware 247 756 $136K
North Dakota 120 617 $79.8K
Vermont 126 606 $82.1K
District of Columbia 124 418 $60.6K
Wyoming 87 384 $43K
Alaska 56 278 $25.4K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions 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
JORGE GUTIERREZ-ACEVES MD

Urology

Claims Filled124

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

RONALD LOO MD

Urology

Claims Filled123

BELLFLOWER

California

SIDNEY CHARLES RUBENSTEIN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled123

MELROSE

Massachusetts

AVIDAH RUDBERG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled123

BROOKLYN

New York

DAVID GOLDFARB M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled122

NEW YORK

New York

KIP BODI MD FACS

Specialist

Claims Filled121

HUNTINGTON

New York

CHRISTOPHER STIFF MD

Urology

Claims Filled120

ALLIANCE

Ohio

ARVIND SRINIVASAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled120

HAZLETON

Pennsylvania

HAZEM EL-DROUBI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled118

ROCKINGHAM

North Carolina

SCOTT LISSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled118

ROCKY MOUNT

North Carolina

MOHAMED EL-JACK

Urology

Claims Filled118

MARINETTE

Wisconsin

ROBERT LEWE MD

Urology

Claims Filled118

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

ERIC TAYLOR MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled117

PORTLAND

Maine

OJAS SHAH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled117

NEW YORK

New York

PATRICK HAMILTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled117

WAILUKU

Hawaii

STEVEN WAHLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled116

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

KRISTENE WHITMORE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled115

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

JAMES BORDEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled115

CAPE CORAL

Florida

RAMY YAACOUB M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled115

DURHAM

North Carolina

SUBODH PATEL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled115

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

PATRICK WATERS MD

Urology

Claims Filled114

SANDUSKY

Ohio

MICHAEL LUSTGARTEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled114

STUART

Florida

GANESH DEVENDRA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled113

SIMI VALLEY

California

IGOR RYNDIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled113

BROOKLYN

New York

BENAHILI IBOAYA DO

Specialist

Claims Filled113

FINDLAY

Ohio