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Lunesta

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Lunesta to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; RAT STUDIES SHOW INC POST-IMPLANTATION LOSS AT 200 X MRHD

Nursing:

Precaution: RACEMIC ZOPICLONE EXCRETED; INFANT SEDATION POSS; LONG TERM CNS EFFECT UNKNWN

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (BEERS) START AT LOW DOSE (1 MG). POSS. COGNITIVE IMPAIR. FALL RISK.

Giving Lunesta to a child under 12:

Warning: EFFICACY NOT ESTABLISHED AGE < 18 YRS. RISK OF PSYCHIATRIC ADV. EFFECTS.

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