Eszopiclone Lunesta brand (2 mg)
Eszopiclone Lunesta brand (2 mg) is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic agent that is a pyrrolopyrazine derivative of the cyclopyrrolone class.
What brand names are available for eszopiclone?
Lunesta (formerly known as Estorra)
What are some other side effects of Eszopiclone?
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
Bad taste in your mouth.
Signs of a common cold.
Feeling sleepy the next day.
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
In the first study, adults with chronic insomnia (n=308) were evaluated in a double-blind, parallel-group trial of 6 weeks’ duration comparing LUNESTA 2 mg and 3 mg with placebo. Objective endpoints were measured for 4 weeks. Both 2 mg and 3 mg were superior to placebo on LPS at 4 weeks. The 3 mg dose was superior to placebo on WASO.
INDICATIONS AND USAGE:
LUNESTA is indicated for the treatment of insomnia. In controlled outpatient and sleep laboratory studies, it administered at bedtime decreased sleep latency and improved sleep maintenance.
The clinical trials performed in support of efficacy were up to 6 months in duration. The final formal assessments of sleep latency and maintenance were performed at 4 weeks in the 6-week study (adults only), at the end of both 2-week studies (elderly only) and at the end of the 6-month study (adults only).
How do I store and/or throw out Eszopiclone?
Store at room temperature and in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.