Lunesta Dosage

Generic name: eszopiclone
Drug class: Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg

Insomnia

[1-3 mg PO qhs]
Start: 1 mg PO qhs; Max: 3 mg/day; Info: for sleep onset and/or maintenance; use lowest effective dose; give >7h before planned awakening; max 2 mg/day in elderly or debilitated pts; avoid admin. w/ high fat meal; taper dose gradually to D/C if prolonged use

Renal dosing

renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]
severe impairment: max 2 mg/day

 

SRC: NLM .