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  • Lunesta
    Lunesta is a prescription medicine that is used as a sleep aid to treat insomnia. This section of the eMedTV library further discusses the effects of Lunesta, lists precautions and warnings for the drug, and offers general dosing information.
  • Lunesta 1 mg Tablets
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, a doctor may prescribe 1 mg Lunesta tablets to treat insomnia in adults. This article also describes the factors that may affect your dosage and covers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Lunesta 2 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, a doctor may prescribe 2 mg Lunesta tablets (taken right before bedtime) to treat insomnia. This article further discusses Lunesta dosing guidelines and describes some of the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Lunesta 3 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, using 3 mg Lunesta tablets right before bedtime can help treat insomnia. This page further discusses Lunesta dosing guidelines, including the factors that may affect your dosage and offers tips on using this medication.
  • Lunesta Addiction
    It's possible to develop a Lunesta addiction, especially if you have been taking the drug at high doses. This eMedTV article discusses the dangers of Lunesta addiction and lists withdrawal symptoms that may occur if the medicine is stopped abruptly.
  • Lunesta Alternatives
    Alternatives are available if you do not respond well to Lunesta. This article from the eMedTV library provides a list of common drugs that are considered alternatives to Lunesta and explores the effectiveness of these products.
  • Lunesta and Alcohol
    The combination of Lunesta and alcohol can cause serious drug interactions. This eMedTV segment describes the effects of consuming alcohol while taking Lunesta, which may include memory blackout, lack of coordination, and speech problems.
  • Lunesta and Amnesia
    Certain side effects may occur with the use of Lunesta, and amnesia occurs in up to 1 percent of people. This eMedTV page talks about this topic in more detail, explaining how you can reduce your risk by getting a full night's rest.
  • Lunesta and Depression
    Depression is one of the more common side effects of Lunesta. This page of the eMedTV site explains the research findings on Lunesta and depression, discusses the likelihood of developing this side effect, and lists possible symptoms of depression.
  • Lunesta and Hair Loss
    There are many rare but possible side effects of Lunesta; hair loss, as this eMedTV segment explains, is reported in less than 1 percent of patients. This article explores this topic, explaining that hair loss may not always be caused by the drug.
  • Lunesta and Pregnancy
    It is generally not recommended to take Lunesta during pregnancy. As this eMedTV article explains, while Lunesta and pregnancy have not been studied together in humans, animal studies have shown potential risks to the fetus.
  • Lunesta and Weight Gain
    For those who are taking Lunesta, weight gain and weight loss are rare but possible side effects. This eMedTV resource discusses the likelihood of developing weight gain with Lunesta and offers tips for helping with any unexplained weight gain.
  • Lunesta as a Sleep Aid
    As a type of sleep aid, Lunesta may be used to treat insomnia in adults as young as 18 years old. This eMedTV Web article further discusses Lunesta, including how the sleep medication works and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Lunesta Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Lunesta if you have certain medical conditions (such as depression). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential dangers of Lunesta to be aware of before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Lunesta Dosage
    The recommended starting Lunesta dosage for insomnia treatment is 2 mg daily, taken at bedtime. This eMedTV segment lists other dosing options and offers tips and precautions for those taking this prescription sleep medicine.
  • Lunesta Drug Interactions
    A number of medicines can cause Lunesta drug interactions, including diclofenac, imatinib, and nevirapine. This eMedTV resource offers a more complete list of drugs that can cause Lunesta interactions and discusses the potential complications.
  • Lunesta Effects
    There are several effects of Lunesta; the drug can help people fall asleep and help them stay asleep longer. This eMedTV resource also explores some of the less desirable effects of the medicine and briefly explains how the medication works.
  • Lunesta for Children
    At this time, it is not recommended for children to use Lunesta. As this Web page from the eMedTV archives explains, since the sleep aid has not been tested in people under the age of 18, the drug's safety has not been proven in this age group.
  • Lunesta for Insomnia
    When treating insomnia with Lunesta, the medication should be taken right before you go to bed. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at Lunesta, including information on how it works and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Lunesta Indications
    Lunesta is a prescription medication used for treating insomnia in people over the age of 18. This eMedTV page covers the indications for Lunesta in more detail, describes the drug's effects, and explains whether there are off-label uses for the product.
  • Lunesta Medication
    As a sleep medication, Lunesta may be taken immediately before bedtime to treat insomnia. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at Lunesta, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Lunesta Over the Counter (OTC)
    There is no over-the-counter (OTC) Lunesta available. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Lunesta, a prescription drug used to treat insomnia. This page explains why it is important to have your doctor's approval and supervision when taking Lunesta.
  • Lunesta Risks
    Some of the potential risks with Lunesta involve headaches, drowsiness, and dizziness. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes other risks of this medication, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical care.
  • Lunesta Safety
    It is important to talk to your doctor about the safety of Lunesta before starting the medication. This eMedTV segment offers warnings and precautions, including information on what side effects or complications may occur with the drug.
  • Lunesta Sexual Side Effects
    Lunesta sexual side effects, such as decreased libido, have been reported in up to 3 percent of patients. This eMedTV Web page explains that in clinical studies, sexual side effects were only seen in people taking higher doses of Lunesta (3 mg).
  • Lunesta Side Affects
    Side effects of Lunesta can include drowsiness, headache, and infection, among other things. This eMedTV segment offers a list of several side effects of this medication. Lunesta side affects is a common misspelling of Lunesta side effects.
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