A 64-year-old male asked:
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My body is not wanting to fall asleep at night . My doctor has prescribed zopiclone but it doesn't seem to do anything. What can I do?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lunesta (eszopiclone): Non-benzodiazepine hypnotic used for treatment of insomnia. It belongs to group of drugs called cyclopyrrolones. Discuss with your doctor other alternative sleep medications, such as ambien, (zolpidem) trazodone, dalmane, etc.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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