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Drugs A-Z - Lunesta / Eszopiclone Tablets
Patient education for Lunesta / eszopiclone tablets. Lunesta is a sedative-type drug that helps to relieve insomnia (sleeplessness).
Fibromyalgia Medication Options - How Is Fibromyalgia Treated?
There are no medications approved by the FDA for treating fibromyalgia, although a few such drugs are in development. Doctors treat fibromyalgia with a variety of medications developed and approved for other purposes.
Fibromyalgia Screening Quiz
Fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose. Combinations of symptoms can occur which overlap with other autoimmune diseases. There are symptoms which are considered "defining" of fibromyalgia. There are also symptoms considered "non-defining" but they often occur as part of fibromyalgia syndrome.
Fibromyalgia - Test Your Knowledge
Fibromyalgia is often regarded as a medical enigma. Symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome can overlap with other conditions making it difficult to diagnose. How much do you know about fibromyalgia?
The Fibromyalgia Guide - Free Newsletter E-Course
Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by body aches, pain, sleep problems, extreme fatigue, depression and anxiety, in combination with tenderness of specific areas (muscles and tender points) on the body. Learn more about fibromyalgia with our free newsletter e-course.
Lunesta (Eszopiclone) for Chronic Insomnia
In December 2004, the FDA approved a new medication for insomnia – Lunesta, previously marketed by Sepracor Inc. as the brand name Estorra. Lunesta is a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic agent. Hypnotic drugs are sleep medications. Lunesta is used to treat several types of sleep problems - difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, and waking up too early in the morning.
Patient Information: Lunesta (Eszopiclone)
Patient information on the sleeping aid Lunesta (Eszopiclone), from lunesta.com.
CenterWatch Newly Approved Drug Therapies: Lunesta (Eszopiclone)
Lunesta (eszopiclone formerly referred to as Estorra) is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic agent approved for the long term treatment of insomnia and sleep maintenance. Lunesta is indicated for the treatment of patients who experience difficulty falling asleep as well as for the treatment of patients who are unable to sleep through the night (sleep maintenance difficulty).