Lunesta (eszopiclone) is a sleeping medication, commonly prescribed to treat acute insomnia, it comes with a high potential for abuse. An addiction to Lunesta can develop quickly, therefore, it is only intended for short-term use.
Lunesta is used for the treatment of sleep disorders because it has been classified as a sedative hypnotic. This drug is frequently acknowledged as an excellent tranquilizer to treat sleeping disorder if administered through proper channel and hence its addictive nature is often overlooked.
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Because people can become dependent to it, physicians use it as a temporary cure for sleeplessness and that's what people don't know.
A man who is dependent on Lunesta may
- Continue taking the Lunesta after the prescription has expired
- Withdrawal from family and friends
- Wanting to be by themselves
- Increase their dosage without consulting their doctor
- Get a feeling that their quality of life will decrease with the discontinued use of the drug
- Depend on the medication to get a high
- Unusual desire to take the drug
- Mix Lunesta with other drugs to increase its sedative effects
Individuals experience side effects such as sleep deprivation and uneasiness after coming out of a long term addiction to Lunesta. It may be difficult to overcome an addiction to Lunesta because of these uncomfortable symptoms, but the process can be made easier with the help of professional treatment at an inpatient rehab.
Lunesta addicts can successfully overcome the addiction by paying attention to their symptoms and prescribing the appropriate drug, this is what doctors and others do at rehab facilities. Experts will monitor addict's sleep rest cycles and figure out which way of life changes could enhance their quality of life and sleep. A therapist will assess the user and recognize any psychological problems that may have contributed to their addiction.
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Learn About Lunesta Or Eszopiclone
A non-benzodiazepine sedative-hypnotic Lunesta is the brand name of eszopiclone that is prescribed to treat insomnia. Lunesta belongs to the family of well known sleep inducing tranquilizers generally known as "Z-medications," close by Ambien and Sonata.
Lunesta pills are round in shape, white or blue in shading, and come in strengths of 1 mg, 2 mg or 3 mg. Lunesta has been designed for oral administration but in order to intensify its effects when users are accustomed to snorting the drug.
Lunesta assists people to sleep off easily and remain in sleeping state for extended period of time. It acts on the receptors to lessen the activity of the brain. The person then experiences powerful calmness and sleepiness.
The medication is prone to huge level of mishandle, hence there is huge regulation for this drug and prescribed only as a temporary solution. The addicted people may find ways to buy the drug illegally because it cannot be purchased over the counter. In the street, Lunesta also goes by the names of zombies and sleep easier.
Lunesta Misuse Effects
Many Lunesta users are lead to continued abuse and subsequent addiction as they incorporate the drug into their nightly routine as a regular sleep aid. Misuse of the drug includes using it beyond the recommended dosage. Why many people like to use Lunesta and reasons it becomes addictive. Lunesta has the ability to provide uninterrupted sleep, which can give an individual the feeling of being energetic and also improve cognitive functions on the following day. The high degree of peace and sleepiness it gives. Abuse of Lunesta increases the user's risk of overdose, therefore, it can be dangerous.
Some Ways Lunesta is Abused
- Using the drug for any reason other than its intended purpose
- Crushing the pills into a powder and snorting it
- Breaking the prescription rules
- Obtaining and using Lunesta outside of specified period and dosage
Several factors need to be considered when looking at the symptoms of Lunesta abuse. These would include the quantity of Lunesta ingested along with other drugs or alcohol, which may have been consumed. The following symptoms may indicate an overdose of Lunesta
- Becoming unconscious
- Laboured breathing
- Loss of consciousness
Lunesta cannot be classified as a gateway drug but continued usage can motivate individuals to increase their dosage, which can lead to potentially fatal conditions.
Common Lunesta Substance Combinations
Combining Lunesta with other drugs is an observation which has been noticed. The desire to increase the potency of other drugs is the reason why they are combined with Lunesta. Most are unaware of the dangers of mixing multiple substances.
Some resulting effects of combining Lunesta with other sedatives are
- Daytime fatigue
- Unusual or unpleasant taste in the mouth
- Blocked nose
- Throat infection
The alcohol and Lunesta both are central nervous system (CNS) depressants, therefore, combining them is especially dangerous. Lunesta sedative effects increase when mixed with alcohol, which can cause drowsiness, dizziness, concentration, difficulties and impaired judgment. Hypertension and difficulty in breathing may result for those who are drinking excessively while using the drug.
The risk of overdose increase when Lunesta is taken with other drugs, and it can be fatal.
Lunesta Misuse And The Stats
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