We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information - I had the same problem for YEARS and nobody appreciates how awful it is until they have insomnia. Some slept when it was dark, and were awake when it was daylight. Feel like rubbish. ” I ended up with severe pain and an ulcerated bladder . It was like taking an unrestful nap that couldn’t quit get deep enough to get rem sleep. All rights reserved. Most often than not insomnia is caused by; excessive cell phone/tv/computer usage; being indoors under artificial light too much and not getting natural, real sunlight; having a poor diet; not exercising enough; and the frequently unavoidable need to fit in an 8 hour block of sleep inside of a predetermined, scheduled window of time, instead of the biphasal sleeping schedule our ancestors were accustomed to. If it works for you, great! While it does put me to sleep, I can’t actually co-sign on it being a useful tool for stopping insomnia. I am also on Wellbutrin so thanks to them as well.” Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. With this awful taste in my mouth. “Now taking 3mg of Lunesta for over 13 years, it no longer works for continued sleep ,I awake 4 Hours after and am sleepy all day even with Adderall and Nuvigal, having Traumatic Brain Injury I need to have a good night sleep but haven't for 3 years now so its time for a change.” I use them every night and I have not experienced any bad side effects. I have slept fairly well the last 2 nights. “Been on 2mg Lunesta on and off for 3 yrs and it’s mostly effective. I don't hallucinate the lunesta was good but my insurance would not cover it after the first months prescription but it didn't matter in about 2 weeks it started not working for me I would take it and still stay awake half the night.So my dr. pre. The only upside is that it didn’t make me groggy when I stayed up all night cleaning, reading, making music, etc” Lunesta has been a Godsend to me. The typical dosage of Ambien is … Wendy, it sounds as though you have tried a lot of approaches to get some sleep. After that it did absolutely nothing. But how fortunate that you realized what was causing your symptoms so that you could stop the urinary problems. Actually, my problems haven't gone away or changed, but after my first full night of sleep in years, my problems don't seem as bad. I've used a CPAP for 10 years, and also have taken Lunesta on and off - the brand name med was great. At $521 dollars a month, I am about to give it up.” Naltrexone was approved by the FDA (at a 50mg dosage) in 1984 for opiate addiction, and again in 1995 for alcohol abuse. I had a nightmare experience with ambian that no wants to hear about, trust me. Ambien CR was my fave but Lunesta generic is cheaper. “Around 1am I decided I would probably not sleep well tonight, so I figured I would try the 3mg lunesta I was prescribed yesterday. It is unfortunate that the doctor who prescribed me the drug–an obgyn–was unaware of theses side effects– I could have been diagnosed so much sooner. I now take Restoril/Temazepam which is working well” Angie, I know exactly what you mean. Good luck with your infection and we hope it stops when/if you give up the Lunesta. Feeling ‘hung over’ is a real bummer, though. These side effects are all listed in the fine print. 40 minutes later, I got up to do other things. Alex, we’re so glad that this post is helpful to you. Other than the awful taste in my mouth I felt nothing.” Worked great 20 mins after taking. been this way all my life. 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