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KLOR-CON M20

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  *

*This description is for related drug Potassium chloride

At a Glance: This Drug in 2016

1.86M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 164 of 3393

$43.5M
Retail Cost

Rank: 510 of 3393

515,803
Patients

Rank: 158 of 3393

189,931
Prescribers

Rank: 131 of 3393

More info on related drug Potassium chloride »

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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

This Drug's History

Claims

The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year

2.31M

2012

2.43M

2013

2.43M

2014

2.46M

2015

1.86M

2016

Spending

The total Part D spending on this drug
each year

$59.4M

2012

$65.5M

2013

$63.2M

2014

$60.4M

2015

$43.5M

2016

Average Patient Cost

Average amount that patients paid each year.

$115

2012

$113

2013

$94

2014

$94

2015

$84

2016

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Ohio 38,536 146,905 $3.51M
Pennsylvania 29,062 107,383 $2.57M
North Carolina 24,857 96,947 $1.93M
Georgia 25,382 95,904 $1.72M
Indiana 23,987 91,889 $2.14M
Illinois 25,016 88,334 $1.94M
Texas 27,007 88,067 $1.8M
New York 21,321 69,940 $1.85M
Virginia 17,141 64,910 $1.41M
Florida 22,574 60,571 $1.27M
Tennessee 16,741 59,973 $1.29M
South Carolina 15,282 59,560 $1.07M
California 18,832 55,252 $3.23M
Alabama 15,253 53,150 $1.23M
Michigan 17,402 52,901 $1.26M
Kentucky 12,448 50,624 $1.04M
Missouri 11,501 44,829 $886K
Massachusetts 12,369 44,697 $1.13M
Mississippi 8,487 35,821 $623K
Arkansas 8,392 34,780 $608K
Oklahoma 8,410 31,833 $651K
Kansas 7,728 31,588 $671K
Wisconsin 8,799 29,971 $778K
Louisiana 7,252 29,277 $518K
New Jersey 9,705 28,795 $678K
Arizona 8,489 26,064 $612K
Colorado 7,273 24,903 $601K
West Virginia 6,039 23,813 $498K
Maryland 8,516 23,646 $679K
Minnesota 7,121 22,005 $724K
Connecticut 6,430 21,152 $493K
Oregon 5,645 19,197 $533K
Washington 6,249 18,946 $492K
Iowa 4,190 15,093 $386K
Maine 4,160 13,324 $397K
Utah 3,931 12,162 $315K
Nebraska 2,882 11,358 $249K
Rhode Island 2,488 10,693 $223K
Nevada 3,393 10,224 $234K
New Mexico 2,899 9,591 $190K
Idaho 2,903 9,108 $254K
New Hampshire 2,503 8,572 $206K
Montana 1,743 5,761 $135K
South Dakota 1,051 3,616 $86.1K
District of Columbia 1,146 3,574 $90.8K
Delaware 1,021 2,822 $70.3K
Wyoming 778 2,782 $61.6K
North Dakota 649 2,025 $55.7K
Vermont 624 1,856 $49.5K
Alaska 464 1,664 $32.7K
Hawaii 380 994 $42.2K
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 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for KLOR-CON M20

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FRED FENDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled213

MERIDIAN

Idaho

GEORGE RAINSFORD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled212

EDGEFIELD

South Carolina

BRADLEY WARD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled211

TAYLORSVILLE

Georgia

KEITH SHEALY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

LANCASTER

South Carolina

ADOLPH FLOWERS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled210

EMPORIA

Virginia

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

TEXARKANA

Texas

KERRY CRANMER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled208

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

DENNIS CARROLL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled207

LINCOLN

Illinois

CHETNA MITAL

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled205

HAMILTON

Ohio

JOHNSON GOURD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

TULSA

Oklahoma

GARY RICHARDSON M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled205

GREENVILLE

Alabama

JOY CUEZZE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

LEES SUMMIT

Missouri

MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled204

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DANIEL HURLEY M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled203

BEECH GROVE

Indiana

TREADWELL CAMPBELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled202

MULLINS

South Carolina

FIRAS BANNOUT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled199

HINESVILLE

Georgia

PAUL CHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

TALIHINA

Oklahoma

DANIEL MILLER MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled198

COLUMBUS

Ohio

BENJAMIN RUCKER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled194

AUGUSTA

Georgia

RONALD SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled194

BLYTHEVILLE

Arkansas

MICHAEL AIKENS MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled193

OPELIKA

Alabama

WILLIAM HOVLAND MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled193

NORFOLK

Virginia

DHARMESH PATEL MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled193

SOUTHAVEN

Mississippi

SHANTILAL PATEL M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled192

TERRE HAUTE

Indiana

CLAYTON MACCONNELL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

GALLATIN

Tennessee