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Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad taste = unpleasant ...Read more


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If someone od on lunesta (eszopiclone) what side effects to the brain can happen? Is memory loss possible? Any other reported side effects? Also, is there treatment

If someone od on lunesta (eszopiclone) what side effects to the brain can happen? Is memory loss possible? Any other reported side effects? Also, is there treatment

Lunesta (eszopiclone): Is a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic agent used for insomnia. The recommended dose is 2–3mg immediately at bedtime. Anything over the recommended dose is an overdose. Your body may react to an od differently than someone else, so there is no certain way to tell what constitutes an od and what future consequences you might experience. ...Read more

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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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Can I take .5mg of Ativan with 3mg of lunesta?

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 ...Read more

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I might have taken two 3 mg Lunesta (eszopiclone) by mistake, am I going to be ok?

I might have taken two 3 mg Lunesta (eszopiclone) by mistake, am I going to be ok?

After you wake up!: This may make you rather sleepy but after you wake up you should be fine. While a high dose, it is not dangerous unless you are driving or doing something that requires you to be alert. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 3 3mg lunesta (eszopiclone) pills and was curiousif there isanythingi shouldworry about.

Lunesta (eszopiclone) overdose: That is three times the maximum dose of this drug. Please go to the ER for evaluation. This can cause respiratory problems and hallucinations. Someone else should drive you. Not sure how you accidentally take three sleeping pills? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take lunesta (eszopiclone) long term?

Maybe yes, maybe no.: The full answer is complex and may require meeting with a sleep specialist. The short answer is that all drugs have adverse effects, some overt and other more subtle. Lunesta (eszopiclone) and its close cousins are effective for short term insomnia but have not been shown to be successful for long term management. There is also some evidence for dependence and odd overnight behaviors. ...Read more

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Which is more powerful Ambien or lunesta (eszopiclone)?

Which is more powerful Ambien or lunesta (eszopiclone)?

Neither: Zolpidem (Ambien) and eszopiclone (Lunesta) are medications used on a short-term basis for insomnia. Both act at the benzodiazepine receptor although they are not chemically in the benzodiazepine class. They are generally useful for early insomnia (getting to sleep). Neither is more "powerful", but effect depends on dose, and sometimes one works for a patient and the other doesn't. ...Read more

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

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

No: These meds have similar use and taking them together could be too sedating. Do not take together!!! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take ambian and lunesta (eszopiclone) together?

Is it possible for you to take ambian and lunesta (eszopiclone) together?

Not a good idea...: Insomnia can be frustrating. But medications are only part of the treatment. Don't take them together. Good sleep hygiene is key. Try to avoid electronics, nicotine, alcohol, caffeine, vigorous exercise, bright lights, ; large meals prior to bedtime. Regularize your sleep ; wake up times. Understanding why you have insomnia can be effective in treating it. A sleep medicine specialist can help. ...Read more

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What if take 0,5mg Lunesta (cut one in half) before going to sleep? Will it have a milder effect?

What if take 0,5mg Lunesta (cut one in half) before going to sleep? Will it have a milder effect?

Probably not: The question is, what is preventing you from getting to sleep normally. Until that question is answered you are wasting your time taking any sleep medication. ...Read more

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Is lunesta (eszopiclone) safe for long term use? Isn't it the same as zipicolone a medecine with many warnings about tolerance and withdrawl?

Lunesta (eszopiclone): The word on the street is that if you use this sleeping pill seven days in a row you are hooked. These drugs are highly addictive. I would advise that you find another way at your young age to relearn how to sleep without medicine. There are lots of ways to get there. Please do not put this off. You can do this. ...Read more

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Took 3 mg lunesta (eszopiclone) and im still fully awake 2 hours later. I still have 10 hours I can sleep. Csn I take another 3 or cut one in half?

Took 3 mg lunesta (eszopiclone) and im still fully awake 2 hours later. I still have 10 hours I can sleep. Csn I take another 3 or cut one in half?

Above FDA limit: The FDA limit per day is 3mg, and they are actually now recommending less than that. http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm397453.htm There are other meds and behavioral therapies that can be more successful in the long term if a current medication is not working. ...Read more