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Took 10 lunesta (3mg ea) pills just now.

Took 10 lunesta (3mg ea) pills just now.

Call emeergency: Call the local emergency telephone number in your area immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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Suicide (Definition)

Suicide is an action in which a person intentionally causes his own death. Suicide more commonly occurs in persons suffering from depression or other mental illnesses, where a person may feel hopeless and see suicide as a way to escape the real or perceived overwhelming problems and ...Read more


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Is it possible to overdose and die on lunesta sleeping pill?if so how many?

Is it possible to overdose and die on lunesta sleeping pill?if so how many?

Call 911: No ethical physician will answer your question. We are not here to help you harm yourself. Please consider reaching out for help today. Call the national hotline or page your family doctor. ...Read more

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20mg of Lunesta?? Serious answers only, please. No rudeness.

Serious answer it is: What exactly are you asking about Lunesta? There is no such thing as a 20mg. tablet. Anybody who prescribes 20 mg. of Lunesta is going to overdose the patient in a seriously exaggerated fashion. Lunesta comes as 1, 2, and 3 mg. tablets. ...Read more

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I usually take 3 mg of lunesta and it works. I took three milligrams two hours ago and am wide awake. Can i take another 3 mg of lunesta?

I usually take 3 mg of lunesta and it works. I took three milligrams two hours ago and am wide awake. Can i take another 3 mg of lunesta?

You should not: The generally acceptable maximum dose is 3 mg. If this does not work for you, see your doc. You should never increase medication doses on your own without first consulting with an expert. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: lunesta?

Please describe the medication: lunesta?

Sleep Aid 1-3 mg : Lunesta or Eszopiclone is a short-acting nonbenzodiazepine sedative. This means that it is not as addictive as benzodiazepines, but it does carry a small risk. Side effects include metallic taste, daytime sleepiness, lightheadedness, dry mouth, upset stomach, headaches, etc. Like all sleep aids, it is useful temporarily and best with sleep hygiene. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lunesta?

Eszopiclone: Lunesta is the brand name for Eszopiclone produced by sunovion pharmaceuticals. It is a sedative/hypnotic (sleeping pill) which in lower doses helps with sleep onset, and in higher doses can help with sleep maintenance as well. ...Read more

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How long does it take for lunesta to have effect?

How long does it take for lunesta to have effect?

Typical 15min to 1hr: According to the medication action it can take somewhere between 15 minute and one hour to have effect. This depends on a lot of factors but mostly your age and also gut function of how you absorb medications. ...Read more

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

Lunesta 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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Dr. Glenn Burns
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Lunesta (Definition)

Lunesta is the brand name for Eszopiclone produced by sunovion pharmaceuticals. It is a sedative/hypnotic (sleeping pill) which in lower doses helps with sleep onset, and in higher doses can help with ...Read more