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Lunesta Bad Taste
Any OTC or Rx remedies for Lunesta(3mg) bad taste side effect? Changing medicine is not an option, anything to help side effect?
Try long acting: lemon drops or other sour candyGet a more detailed answer ›
What can help me get rid of the awful metallic taste after taking Lunesta (eszopiclone) 3mg? Thank you!
Just started taking lunesta (eszopiclone) and now water tastes like poison is this a common side effect?
Yes: Unpleasant taste is a common side effect. ...Read more
I use these very sparingly but I had bad insomnia last night and want to take a Lunesta (eszopiclone) my dr gave me. I had a glass of wine 4 hours ago. Is it ok?
Alcohol and sedative: I don't recommend alcohol and any sleep aids like lunesta (eszopiclone) that can cause respiratory depression. Perhaps try a benadryl or other sedating OTC antihistamine. The rate the alcohol leaves your body depends on weight and eating along with other factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats a good non weight sleep med? i'm on anti psychotics want off them bad side effects i'm on them for sleep was tortured as kid how is lunesta (eszopiclone)?
Sleeping medications: With symptoms described, it would best to see either a psychiatrist or sleep medicine doctor. Antipsychotic medications should not be used for sleep, nor should medications like Lunesta (eszopiclone) be used for a long time. Psychotherapy can help as well other medications for nightmares, such as Prazosin. ...Read more
Psych gave me lunesta (eszopiclone) to take with citalopram at night since my anxiety insomnia is BAD. Normally i take cital in the AM and it doesn't make me tired so will I STILL have insomnia at night? need sleep
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 sleep patterns as much as medications like benadryl, trazodone, or benzodiazepines (ativan, xanax, Klonopin etc). It has an abuse and dependence potential. Patients may have withdrawal symptoms if taking for an extended period of time. ...Read more