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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
SERAFINO MADUCDOC MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled64

OAK HILL

West Virginia

DEWEY BENSENHAVER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled97

PETERSBURG

West Virginia

ANTHONY SAWEIKIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled67

KEYSER

West Virginia

KELLY ROBINSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

WHEELING

West Virginia

WADIH KABBARA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

BECKLEY

West Virginia

KAREN PETTRY-HULTMAN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled91

FAYETTEVILLE

West Virginia

RYAN ANDERSON PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled70

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

BENNETT ORVIK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled99

WESTON

West Virginia

ANDREW SCHMITT M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled51

GLEN DALE

West Virginia

ROBERT TURNER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

TERRY HUMMER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

ELKINS

West Virginia

ZAVEEN KUREISHY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled146

GLEN DALE

West Virginia

SCOTT DAVIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled88

WAYNE

West Virginia

JESSICA ALIFF D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

RONCEVERTE

West Virginia

TRENT MASON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled83

MOUNDSVILLE

West Virginia

MICHAEL OKEEFE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled97

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

JOHN LOBBAN MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Claims Filled64

ELKINS

West Virginia

SHAHID RANA MD FACC

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled69

PRINCETON

West Virginia

HOWARD STANTON M.D.

Interventional Cardiology

Claims Filled58

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

ROBERT TOPARIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled70

HOLDEN

West Virginia

JOHN HOLLOWAY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled100

WHEELING

West Virginia

WARD PAINE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled65

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

CHRISTOPHER SKAGGS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

SOUTH CHARLESTON

West Virginia

ALAN HESS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled111

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

KRISTINA HAWKINS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

MONTGOMERY

West Virginia