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POTASSIUM CITRATE ER

POTASSIUM CITRATE

Potassium citrate is used to treat a kidney stone condition called renal tubular acidosis. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

304K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 440 of 3362

$55.1M
Retail Cost

Rank: 375 of 3362

74,486
Patients

Rank: 470 of 3362

41,534
Prescribers

Rank: 445 of 3362

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This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

187K

2011

227K

2012

267K

2013

304K

2014

346K

2015

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$23M

2011

$28.7M

2012

$35.8M

2013

$55.1M

2014

$63.9M

2015

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.

$78

2011

$118

2012

$119

2013

$160

2014

$171

2015

Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
New York 6,410 26,117 $4.89M
California 6,631 24,212 $5.06M
Florida 5,793 20,679 $3.37M
Pennsylvania 4,585 20,173 $3.77M
Texas 4,513 17,329 $2.96M
Ohio 3,857 15,681 $3.03M
Illinois 3,069 13,213 $2.38M
North Carolina 3,126 13,173 $2.34M
New Jersey 2,584 9,064 $1.91M
Michigan 2,330 8,069 $1.69M
Missouri 1,650 7,332 $1.23M
Georgia 1,735 7,302 $1.11M
Massachusetts 1,671 7,253 $1.43M
Arizona 1,913 6,968 $1.21M
Wisconsin 1,505 6,787 $1.25M
Tennessee 1,644 6,391 $960K
Indiana 1,466 5,908 $1.03M
Louisiana 1,302 5,902 $870K
Minnesota 1,251 5,148 $1.18M
Virginia 1,266 5,145 $871K
South Carolina 1,317 5,072 $759K
Washington 1,186 4,767 $858K
Oregon 1,097 4,575 $964K
Kentucky 1,035 4,313 $680K
Colorado 1,069 4,313 $813K
Iowa 758 3,817 $678K
Maryland 1,041 3,655 $753K
Alabama 823 3,302 $525K
Oklahoma 757 3,179 $470K
Kansas 659 3,144 $530K
Connecticut 761 3,032 $616K
Arkansas 562 2,665 $370K
Nebraska 504 2,652 $447K
Mississippi 533 2,504 $339K
Utah 601 2,473 $393K
Hawaii 536 2,067 $501K
West Virginia 464 2,017 $334K
Nevada 539 1,823 $302K
Idaho 381 1,547 $306K
New Mexico 389 1,492 $249K
Rhode Island 257 1,219 $166K
New Hampshire 294 1,213 $187K
Maine 338 1,191 $241K
South Dakota 221 1,084 $185K
Montana 248 1,022 $167K
Delaware 264 811 $201K
Vermont 162 692 $142K
North Dakota 159 614 $121K
District of Columbia 140 482 $84K
Wyoming 110 423 $62.6K
Alaska 60 354 $36.9K
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 CITRATE ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MIKE CHIANG M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled548

VALDOSTA

Georgia

RAFAEL LOPEZ M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled391

WELLINGTON

Florida

WEI SUN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled375

NEW YORK

New York

MANTU GUPTA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled373

NEW YORK

New York

SARAH YTTRI ANP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled347

DURHAM

North Carolina

LEV ELTERMAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled331

SKOKIE

Illinois

RONALD CHEE-AWAI M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled330

MARRERO

Louisiana

YAN WOLFSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled320

NEW YORK

New York

ARTHUR SMITH MD

Urology

Claims Filled316

NEW HYDE PARK

New York

ALANA DESAI MD

Urology

Claims Filled272

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

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

Specialist

Claims Filled268

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CLAY BOYD M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled253

LUTCHER

Louisiana

MARGARET PEARLE MD PHD

Urology

Claims Filled244

DALLAS

Texas

MARSHALL STOLLER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled240

SAN FRANCISCO

California

JEFFREY GLASER MD

Urology

Claims Filled222

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

JORGE GUTIERREZ-ACEVES MD

Urology

Claims Filled215

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

OJAS SHAH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled209

NEW YORK

New York

KSENIJA STEFANOVIC MD

Urology

Claims Filled205

SEATTLE

Washington

STEPHEN LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled194

AIEA

Hawaii

TIMOTHY AVERCH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled182

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

HOMER HYDE MD

Urology

Claims Filled181

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

GLENN PREMINGER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled180

DURHAM

North Carolina

GEORGE HO MD

Urology

Claims Filled174

COLUMBUS

Ohio

LOUIS GLASS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled170

CHAMBERSBURG

Pennsylvania

MICHAEL RITTENBERG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled170

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania