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KLOR-CON 10

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Potassium is essential for the proper functioning of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

1.38M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 194 of 3362

$40.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 461 of 3362

384,396
Patients

Rank: 192 of 3362

149,186
Prescribers

Rank: 169 of 3362

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it worked well

12%

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it's a huge hassle

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 33,827 122,346 $3.44M
Florida 36,290 117,030 $3.26M
Pennsylvania 17,217 68,601 $1.99M
Illinois 19,081 68,127 $2.12M
Ohio 18,286 65,783 $2M
New York 19,373 65,101 $1.92M
Texas 20,302 64,017 $1.89M
Tennessee 17,012 62,421 $1.73M
Georgia 15,384 59,215 $1.42M
North Carolina 13,070 50,383 $1.33M
Missouri 12,172 46,716 $1.36M
Michigan 15,626 44,859 $1.41M
Indiana 12,411 43,641 $1.4M
Alabama 10,645 36,920 $972K
South Carolina 7,635 34,421 $751K
Arizona 9,805 32,131 $941K
Massachusetts 7,149 28,385 $920K
Kentucky 7,305 28,152 $760K
New Jersey 9,285 27,856 $814K
Virginia 7,541 27,739 $834K
Wisconsin 6,748 24,204 $863K
Mississippi 5,676 22,238 $560K
Louisiana 5,144 19,804 $486K
Oregon 5,514 19,165 $676K
Washington 5,823 19,066 $612K
Minnesota 5,131 17,366 $688K
Maryland 4,185 15,313 $396K
Iowa 3,246 13,945 $486K
Oklahoma 3,887 12,904 $429K
Arkansas 3,070 11,616 $337K
Colorado 3,182 11,233 $321K
West Virginia 2,991 11,017 $285K
Connecticut 2,820 9,723 $316K
Kansas 2,560 9,217 $335K
Nevada 2,737 8,539 $237K
Nebraska 1,722 7,259 $224K
Maine 2,109 7,120 $264K
South Dakota 1,250 5,384 $172K
New Hampshire 1,381 5,127 $151K
New Mexico 1,591 5,035 $134K
Montana 1,277 4,934 $163K
Rhode Island 1,042 4,674 $129K
Utah 1,597 4,388 $162K
Idaho 1,380 4,153 $145K
Delaware 961 2,815 $101K
North Dakota 733 2,788 $93K
Hawaii 478 1,806 $57.7K
Wyoming 431 1,663 $44.4K
Vermont 458 1,658 $51.2K
District of Columbia 373 1,418 $28.3K
Alaska 275 1,261 $22.6K
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 KLOR-CON 10

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RICHARD SHERMAN DO

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled998

SIMPSONVILLE

South Carolina

RALPH D'AMORE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled908

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

JIMMY LEMKE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled533

AUGUSTA

Georgia

RICHARD SWEENEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled525

BARTOW

Florida

EDWARD WARREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled507

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

MARSHALL MEADORS M. D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled495

ANDERSON

South Carolina

CHARLES KOLB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled495

ABBEVILLE

South Carolina

STANLEY BARNES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled449

EVERGREEN

Alabama

BRIDGET BELLINGAR D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled417

SEMINOLE

Florida

DAVID GREENHOUSE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled417

COLUMBIA

South Carolina

MICHAEL BERNARDO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled380

NEWBERRY

South Carolina

LUIS RODRIGUEZ MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled374

PORTLAND

Oregon

SHRIRAM SIRSIKAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled356

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

DAVID SCHOLL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled338

MENDOTA

Illinois

BALKISSOON MAHARAJH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled335

JOHNSTOWN

Pennsylvania

JED GRAHAM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled329

GREENWOOD

South Carolina

NABIL CYLEMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled327

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

LESTER MIETKIEWICZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

NORTH GRAFTON

Massachusetts

MELMOTH PATTERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled318

LAURENS

South Carolina

LOUIS STEPHENS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled304

LAURENS

South Carolina

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled304

HAYTI

Missouri

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled304

MELBOURNE

Florida

JOSEPH PIERCE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled303

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

MACDONALD DUBOSE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled300

SUMTER

South Carolina

KENNETH CLONINGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled299

SHELBY

North Carolina