Lunesta (eszopiclone) is a sedative, also called a hypnotic. It affects chemicals in your brain that may be unbalanced in people with sleep problems (insomnia).
Lunesta is used to treat insomnia. This medicine causes relaxation to help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
This medication is used to treat a certain sleep problem (insomnia). It may help you fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and lessen how often you wake up during the night, so you can get a better night’s rest. Lunesta belongs to a class of drugs called sedative-hypnotics. It acts on your brain to produce a calming effect.
Use of this medication is usually limited to short treatment periods of 1 to 2 weeks or less. If your insomnia continues for a longer time, talk to your doctor to see if you need other treatment.
Since Lunesta is taken only at bedtime, you will not be on a frequent dosing schedule. Never take this medicine if you do not have at least 7 to 8 hours to sleep before being active again. Do not take extra medicine to make up a missed dose.
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line.
9) How to take:
Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.
Take eszopiclone only if you are able to get a full night’s sleep before you must be active again. Never take this medication during your normal waking hours, unless you have at least 8 hours to dedicate to sleeping.
Take eszopiclone with a full glass of water.
Avoid taking eszopiclone within 1 hour after eating a high-fat or heavy meal. This will make it harder for your body to absorb the medication.
Neurontin is an anticonvulsant which is used in the treatment of epilepsy and postherpetic neuralgia. It is recommended to start with a small dosage and increase gradually.
Do not stop abruptly taking this medicine as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like convulsions.
Neurontin is used in the treatment of epilepsy which is a brain disorder characterized by uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness.
Neurontin is used in the treatment complication of shingles, which is caused by the chickenpox virus characterized by pain or burning sensation of the skin.
· Missed Dose:
If you miss a dose of Neurontin, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
10) How to take:
Take Neurontin as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed due to the risk of sedation. Take this medicine at the same time every day. Do not stop taking without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.
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Lyrica Capsule is an anti-epileptic medicine used for the treatment of certain types of seizures. It is also used to relieve pain associated with nerve damage caused by conditions such as diabetes, certain viral diseases, and fibromyalgia.
Lyrica is used for relieving of pain caused in the arms, legs, fingers, toes etc associated with nerve damage due to diabetes.
Lyrica is used for the relief of nerve pain caused due to herpes virus infection, known as shingles.
Lyrica is used along with other medicines to treat partial-onset seizures, which is a common type of seizure, in patients suffering from epilepsy.
Lyrica is used to relieve the symptoms of a condition where the patient experiences severe pain of muscles and joints, extreme tiredness, inability to sleep.
Lyrica is also used for the treatment of pain caused due to damaged nerves. The damage can be caused do to a spinal cord injury, trauma, or other degenerative diseases.
·Generalized anxiety disorder:
Lyrica is also used to relieve general episodes of anxiety in adults.
· Missed Dose:
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include agitation, mental confusion, and excessive drowsiness.
10) How to take:
Take Lyrica as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. You are advised to continue taking this medicine for the recommended period of time. The dose to be taken is likely to be changed based on the response. Inform the doctor if symptoms don’t improve after using it or any unwanted side effects like vision disturbance are experienced.