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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

Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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Is 4mg of lunesta (eszopiclone) ok to take?

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

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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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Can someone take 9mg lunesta (eszopiclone) safely?

Overdosing: Taking three times the maximum of an addictive and dangerous sleeping medication is not sane, safe, or wise. The answer is no. Overdoing it will not add to the ability of sleep or the quality of sleep and can lead to seizures and other dangerous physical results. Please stop. Please go speak to your physician and tell them you have developed tolerance to this medication. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: lunesta (eszopiclone)?

Please describe the medication: lunesta (eszopiclone)?

Sleep Aid 1-3 mg : Lunesta (eszopiclone) 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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Took 10 lunesta (eszopiclone) (3mg ea) pills just now.

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

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

Not much: This will have the primary effect of one dose but will cause no harm or problems. Simply a wasted extra pill. ...Read more