Side Effects of Eszopiclone

Eszopiclone Side Effects to Report

There are a number of side effects with eszopiclone that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Chest pain
  • Anxiety or nervousness
  • Suicidal thoughts (see Suicide by Lunesta)
  • Confusion
  • More outgoing or aggressive behavior than normal
  • Strange behavior
  • Depression (see Lunesta and Depression)
  • Hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not really there)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including unexplained rash, itching, hives, wheezing or trouble breathing, or unexplained swelling.

Rare Side Effects of Eszopiclone

There are other eszopiclone side effects that can occur. These side effects have occurred in very few people taking eszopiclone. For these side effects, it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by the eszopiclone or something else.
Some of these rare but possible eszopiclone side effects include, but are not limited to:

Side Effects of Eszopiclone: Final Thoughts

It is possible that you may experience some or none of the side effects discussed above. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects. Also, let your healthcare provider know if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be an eszopiclone side effect, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.

Eszopiclone (Lunesta)

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