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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
10/4/2007 9:41:51 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 4 years (and several other medications) of only averaging 2-3 hours sleep every 2-3 days (Obviously omitting periods of extreme fatigue hospitaliztions when drug induced sleep was used). My Dr. told me to try the 3mg version of Lunesta. From the first day and for almost 3 months now I have averaged 7-9 hours sleep every day feeling totally refreshed and rested and with 10 times the energy I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
10/1/2007 5:15:15 PM

Reviewer: buttercup, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It has left a nasty taste in my mouth and sinus from 20 min. from taking it until about 1pm the next day. I still wake up through out the night but have gotten better sleep in between waking up.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
9/28/2007 2:15:48 AM

Reviewer: purplern, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
If I take this RIGHT before bed, it does a fine job. If I take it more than 1/2 hour before bed, it is like I have not taken anything at all. My biggest complaint is that it leaves a horrible taste in my mouth that will last into the next day. I do like it over something like ativan because it does not make me feel "hungover" in the morning. If I have the required 7-8 hours to devote ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
9/24/2007 7:40:09 PM

Reviewer: hope7951, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This med backfired on me when prescribed for bipolar sleep problems. Instead of sleep, I laid awake in a buzz for more than 40 hours. This med may work for healthy people but needs to be used with caution for those with bipolar disorder.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
9/24/2007 7:04:57 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have severe depression and sleep apnea . once I take it , in about an hour , I doze off and I sleep soundly all night .

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