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Eszopiclone

ESZOPICLONE is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night. Compare GABA agonists.
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Lunesta Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Keep a regular sleep schedule by going to bed at about the same time nightly. Avoid caffeine-containing drinks in the evening hours, as caffeine can cause trouble with falling asleep. Talk to your doctor if you still have trouble sleeping.

After taking this medicine for sleep, you may get up out of bed while not being fully awake and do an activity that you do not know you are doing. The next morning, you may have no memory of the event. Activities such as driving a car ("sleep-driving"), making and eating food, talking on the phone, sexual activity, and sleep-walking have been reported. Call your doctor right away if you find out you have done any of these activities. Do not take this medicine if you have used alcohol that evening or before bed or taken another medicine for sleep, since your risk of doing these sleep-related activities will be increased.

Do not take this medicine unless you are able to stay in bed for a full night (7 to 8 hours) before you must be active again. You may have a decrease in mental alertness the day after use, even if you feel that you are fully awake. Tell your doctor if you will need to perform activities requiring full alertness, such as driving, the next day. Do not stand or sit up quickly after taking this medicine, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.

If you or your family notice any changes in your behavior, such as new or worsening depression, thoughts of harming yourself, anxiety, other unusual or disturbing thoughts, or memory loss, call your doctor right away.

After you stop taking this medicine, you may have trouble falling asleep. This is called rebound insomnia. This problem usually goes away on its own after 1 or 2 nights.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Cough or hoarseness

fever or chills

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common

Bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

cold flu-like symptoms

confusion

difficult, burning, or painful urination

discouragement

fear or nervousness

feeling sad or empty

frequent urge to urinate

irritability

lack of appetite

loss of interest or pleasure

nerve pain

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

tiredness

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Acid or sour stomach

bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste

belching

change in taste

dizziness

dry mouth

headache

heartburn

indigestion

nausea

pain

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common

Abnormal dreams

accidental injury

decreased interest in sexual intercourse

diarrhea

inability to have or keep an erection

pain, cramps, or heavy bleeding (females)

rash

swelling of the breasts or breast soreness (in both males and females)

vomiting

Incidence not known

Loss of memory

problems with memory

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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