Insomnia med Lunesta, first approved in 2004, is now available as generic eszopiclone! Eszopiclone received FDA approval as of April 15, 2014 and was launched this month, meaning you will be able to find it in your pharmacy soon (if it isn’t already there).
The typical adult (non-elderly) dose is 2 mg to 3 mg before bedtime. However, your dose of eszopiclone should be individualized and adjusted if you have liver problems.
What are the most common side effects?
The most common side effects of this medication include: headache, drowsiness, unpleasant taste, respiratory or viral infection, dizziness, dry mouth, rash, anxiety, or hallucinations.