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Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bad taste when he is not eating or drinking bad-tasting foods. A bad taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more


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What can help me get rid of the awful metallic taste after taking Lunesta (eszopiclone) 3mg? Thank you!

What can help me get rid of the awful metallic taste after taking Lunesta (eszopiclone) 3mg? Thank you!

Talk to your PCP: The unpleasant bitter or metallic taste is Lunesta (eszopiclone) common side effect. Talk with your PCP about the risks and benefits of taking Lunesta (eszopiclone) and adjust medication accordingly. ...Read more

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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)?

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

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Does lunesta (eszopiclone) actually work?

Lunesta (eszopiclone): It is an effective sleep medication, if u can tolerate the sour after-taste in mouth. ...Read more

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Is 4mg of lunesta (eszopiclone) ok to take?

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 doctor to find out the cause of your insomnia. ...Read more

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What do you think about lunesta (eszopiclone)?

What do you think about lunesta (eszopiclone)?

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