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Critical appraisal of rotigotine transdermal system in management of Parkinson’s disease and restless legs syndrome – patient considerations [Corrigendum]

Authors Kesayan T, Shaw J, Jones T, Staffetti J, Zesiewicz T

Received 10 August 2015

Accepted for publication 10 August 2015

Published 3 February 2016 Volume 2016:6 Pages 13—15

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/DNND.S94117


Kesayan T, Shaw JD, Jones TM, Staffetti JS, Zesiewicz TA. Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease 2015;5:63–72.

The authors would like to correct the following errors: on page 64; paragraph 1, “RTG doses for treatment of early-stage PD monotherapy range from 2 mg/24 hours to 6 mg/24 hours, with recommended titration of 2 mg/24 hours weekly.5 For adjunct therapy in advanced-stage PD, RTG may be started at 4 mg/24 hour period and titrated up weekly by an additional 2 mg/24 hour period, with a maximum recommended dose of 16 mg/24 hours.7” should be “RTG doses for treatment of early-stage PD monotherapy range from 2 mg/24 hours to 8 mg/24 hours (2–6 mg/24 hours in the US), with recommended titration of 2 mg/24 hours weekly.5 For adjunct therapy in advanced-stage PD, RTG may be started at 4 mg/24 hour period and titrated up weekly by an additional 2 mg/24 hour period, with a maximum recommended dose of 16 mg/24 hours (4–8 mg/24 hours in the US).5

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