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January 22, 1982

Incorrect Dosage

JAMA. 1982;247(4):463. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03320290013018

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An error occurred in the QUESTION AND ANSWER "Myxedema and Heart Disease," published in the July 24/31 issue of The Journal (1981;246:384). In the third paragraph, seventh line of the answer, the dosage of levothyroxine should have been 12.5 μg/day orally (half of a 25-μg tablet) [not 15 μg/day orally].