In a letter on clonidine and hyperhidrosis in the October issue (1), the dosage given for intravenous Clonidine is wrong. The dose, given as 1.8 mg/kg body weight, should read 1.8 µg/kg body weight. The oral dose of clonidine, 1.7 µg/kg body weight, is correct.
Correction: Incorrect Dosage. Ann Intern Med. ;100:620. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-4-620_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(4):620.
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