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POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Klor-Con (Potassium Chloride) is a supplement that raises potassium levels in your blood. Potassium is essential for heart, nerve, and muscle function, and other important processes in your body. Blood potassium has to stay in a narrow range, so very small potassium level changes can have significant effects. Source: Iodine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

13.1M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 22 of 3362

$382M
Retail Cost

Rank: 68 of 3362

2,742,002
Patients

Rank: 27 of 3362

348,365
Prescribers

Rank: 40 of 3362

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51%

of people say

it's worth it

38%

of people say

it worked well

12%

of people say

it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Texas 209,443 931,069 $26.7M
California 200,870 872,399 $25M
Florida 197,893 841,625 $23.3M
Ohio 129,878 610,822 $19.5M
Pennsylvania 122,185 601,354 $16.7M
North Carolina 106,592 546,659 $15.1M
Illinois 108,848 522,361 $15M
New York 114,845 500,126 $14M
Tennessee 98,590 486,750 $13.2M
Georgia 91,134 468,990 $11.1M
Missouri 86,849 465,656 $13.2M
Michigan 101,803 410,326 $13.6M
Alabama 74,629 351,480 $9.42M
Kentucky 66,165 340,410 $9.43M
Indiana 67,148 320,288 $10.7M
Louisiana 60,924 308,554 $7.61M
Arkansas 53,056 297,472 $8.11M
Wisconsin 58,330 279,005 $9.54M
Mississippi 50,602 270,660 $6.52M
Oklahoma 53,349 251,738 $7.71M
Washington 54,432 251,406 $8.02M
Iowa 44,751 251,058 $8.23M
Virginia 55,490 248,048 $7.67M
New Jersey 52,827 226,919 $5.97M
South Carolina 46,535 222,132 $5.73M
Kansas 39,805 213,829 $6.78M
Minnesota 46,896 208,990 $7.66M
Arizona 54,825 203,626 $6.15M
Oregon 42,049 187,311 $6.33M
Massachusetts 31,675 164,309 $5.05M
Nebraska 24,229 140,632 $4.12M
West Virginia 27,193 134,801 $3.97M
Colorado 31,088 133,907 $4.24M
Maryland 29,141 114,055 $3.45M
Connecticut 17,628 84,965 $2.38M
Utah 20,081 83,784 $2.64M
Idaho 16,417 77,450 $2.49M
Nevada 20,416 76,025 $2.31M
South Dakota 11,432 62,441 $2.02M
Montana 12,169 60,911 $2.04M
North Dakota 10,686 57,355 $1.84M
New Mexico 14,100 53,220 $1.6M
Maine 8,925 37,566 $1.23M
New Hampshire 6,853 29,518 $1.01M
Wyoming 5,089 24,939 $805K
Hawaii 5,600 24,041 $692K
Rhode Island 4,367 20,766 $582K
Delaware 5,452 17,865 $596K
Vermont 3,649 14,650 $538K
Alaska 1,969 11,615 $260K
District of Columbia 2,377 9,431 $230K
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. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 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 CHLORIDE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled5,274

TUCKER

Georgia

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled5,069

CULLMAN

Alabama

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled4,637

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,659

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

RON RANKIN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,432

AMARILLO

Texas

WILLIAM TAYLOR MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled3,369

DUBLIN

Georgia

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled3,369

TEXARKANA

Texas

KHOREN HEKIMIAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,893

TROUP

Texas

FREDRICK SHORT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,742

TONGANOXIE

Kansas

DAN WATERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,630

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,601

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,513

SMYRNA

Georgia

GEORGE PURSLEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,485

AUGUSTA

Georgia

VINCENT DILELLA DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,376

DUNEDIN

Florida

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,296

BRANDON

Mississippi

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled2,281

WESTLAND

Michigan

STEVEN WARREN MD DPA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled2,255

BOUNTIFUL

Utah

AJAY ANAND M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,189

WESTON

Massachusetts

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,152

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

MICHAEL DUPUIS M. D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled2,092

PENSACOLA

Florida

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled2,074

LORAIN

Ohio

MICHAEL SATCHELL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,066

ALBANY

Georgia

JOHN CORDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled2,015

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

DALE MCGREGOR D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled2,014

MOULTRIE

Georgia

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled1,990

FORT WORTH

Texas