Lunesta Overview

Lunesta (generic: eszopiclone) is a prescription medication used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling or staying asleep). Lunesta belongs to a group of drugs called hypnotics. It works by slowing brain activity to allow you to sleep.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily, immediately before bedtime.

Common side effects include unpleasant taste, dry mouth, and dizziness.