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What happens when you do take two 3mg lunesta (eszopiclone)?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Not much: This will have the primary effect of one dose but will cause no harm or problems. Simply a wasted extra pill.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can I take lunesta (eszopiclone) 3mg on a overnight flight? Thanks in advance.

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Dr. Gary Richardson
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Lunesta (eszopiclone) while flying: Hypnotic meds can be useful on long flights, but there are caveats 1) Never take a medication for the first time on the plane. Adverse reactions happen. Better that they happen on the ground. 2) Take a low dose. While the idea may be appealing, it is not safe to be sedated so much that emergency responses are not possible. 3mg is a high dose for Lunesta; 1mg would be a better choice.
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A 35-year-old female asked:

What happens if you take Ambien & lunesta (eszopiclone) together?

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Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: These meds have similar use and taking them together could be too sedating. Do not take together!!!
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It could suppress your respiratory drive and cause cessation of breathing during sleep. Dangerous.
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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can i eat before/after i take lunesta (eszopiclone)?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
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 stomach, faster absorption.

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