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4 mg lunesta

A female asked:
Dr. Susan Little-jones
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Increased sleepiness: Taking a total of 5mg of Lunesta is likely to increase the side effects of the medication without improving your sleep. You are more likely to have t ... Read More
Dr. Bradford Romans
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As long as u: woke up, there may be some leftover sedation, which should wear off throughout the day. No driving for 24 hours. After that, you should be ok. Ensure ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
32 years experience Sleep Medicine
Ambien (zolpidem) CR: You can take Ambien CR which has little longer half life or just take Lunesta (eszopiclone) before sleep. These two hypnotics are quite useful for sle ... Read More
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: I understand your desire to have good sleep. Lack of effectiveness of Ambien indicates that sleep problem is due to stress. At age 49, many people go ... Read More
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally yes: cannot say in your particular case AND ambien has an effective duration of about 3 to 4 hr. Often people wake up because it ain't there. Consequently, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lunesta (eszopiclone): It is an effective sleep medication, if u can tolerate the sour after-taste in mouth.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bashar Brijawi
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Lunesta (eszopiclone): The recommended dose is 2 or 3 mg, if you do not have liver disease, otherwise 1 mg is safer, if you need more than 3 mg it is better to see sleep doc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
No prob.: Diclofenac is an anti-inflammatory medication. Lunesta is a sleep medication. They can be taken together.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lunesta (eszopiclone): Lunesta (eszopiclone) has a half life of 5-7 hours
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
14 years experience Psychiatry
Treats insomnia: Lunesta (eszopiclone) is a medication specifically intended to treat insomnia. It has a short duration of action and does not interfere with normal sl ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
61 years experience Psychiatry
Not a problem if: Ok if the same MD is prescribing or if different MDs that they both know. Also be careful w Ativan and Lunesta both addicting
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Overdosing: Taking three times the maximum of an addictive and dangerous sleeping medication is not sane, safe, or wise. The answer is no. Overdoing it will not ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Recommend no: For a few reasons i recommend no. 1) people have fallen asleep very quickly and aspirated (choked on) food and 2) works better without food in stomac ... Read More
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