Lunesta Oral Tablet 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Lunesta: Oral tablet (1mg)

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Lunesta 1mg Tablet
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. formerly Sepracor Inc.
Pill Identification: S190 

What is this Medicine?

ESZOPICLONE (es ZOE pi clone) is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Lunesta: Oral tablet(1mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Lunesta 1mg Tablet

NDC: 634020190
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Insomnia

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Lunesta 1mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_5801.JPG
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. formerly Sepracor Inc.
Pill Identification: S190 
Shape: round
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for Lunesta 1mg Tablet

Gout Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hirsutism Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Liver Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Iris (Eye) Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Nerve Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Urination Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Gynecomastia Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elated Mood Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<34.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drooping Eyelids Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Fats Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Muscle Disease Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dehydration Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperesthesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperacusis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Large Pupil Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Boils Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increase In Breast Size Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Melena Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Incoordination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Sores Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bad Breath Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heat Intolerance Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hostility Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hiccups Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Distressed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gallstones Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Discoloration Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Cholesterol Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Eyes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Memory Incidence:
1.0-1.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Confusion Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
3.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
8.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
13.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Lunesta 1mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Lunesta 1mg Tablet(Eszopiclone)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Eszopiclone)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Lunesta 1mg Tablet(Eszopiclone)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Eszopiclone(Eszopiclone)
Caffeine is a stimulant and may keep you awake when taken at night. Avoid Caffeine-containing beverages or products prior to going to bed since Caffeine can decrease the ability of Eszopiclone to help you sleep.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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