Lunesta Addiction and Abuse in Plymouth Devon

Addiction To Lunesta


Lunesta can be misused, although it is recommended to people to help them overcome chronic lack of sleep. An addiction to Lunesta can develop quickly, therefore, it is only intended for short-term use.

Useful for helping people overcome difficulty in sleeping, Lunesta is a drug that slows down the body's functions. Because it is seen as a simple sleeping pill, its potential for addiction is often downplayed.

If you or a loved one is struggling with an addiction of Lunesta, please call us today for help to find a treatment.


Lunesta will not be prescribed for long-term sleep issues due to its high addictive properties.


A man who is dependent on Lunesta may

  • When it is no longer needed for health reasons, the user still uses it
  • Isolate themselves from loved ones
  • Repeatedly avoid giving up Lunesta
  • Always postponing stopping to take Lunesta
  • They fear that their life will be affected if they quit taking the medication
  • Taking Lunesta for the feeling of euphoria
  • Display cravings for the drug
  • Combining Lunesta with other CNS depressants for stronger effects

It is common to notice people suffering from withdrawal symptoms such as insomnia and anxiety when they discontinue taking Lunesta after long-term use. Treating Lunesta addiction at a rehab centre under professional care and supervision increases chances of success as the symptoms can be horrible.

Lunesta addicts can successfully overcome the addiction by paying attention to their symptoms and prescribing the appropriate drug, this is what doctors and others do at rehab facilities. The sleep cycles of the addict will also be observed by the treatment team to determine whether changes in their lifestyles could enhance the quality of their sleep. A specialist will assess the client and distinguish any mental issues that may have added to their compulsion.


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Comprehending Eszopiclone Or Lunesta

Lunesta is the brand name of eszopiclone, a non-benzodiazepine narcotic entrancing recommended to treat a sleeping disorder. It is a member of a group of popular sleep inducing sedatives, which are commonly known as Z drugs and are similar to Ambien and Sonata.

Lunesta is available in 1mg, 2mg or 3mg round white or blue tablets. Lunesta has been designed for oral administration but in order to intensify its effects when users are accustomed to snorting the drug.


By depressing the nerve end receptors, Lunesta slows down the brain functions causing the user to sleep quicker and for longer. Lunesta instigates severe intoxication and lethargy.

Lunesta is controlled and is to be used temporarily due to the tendency of users to misuse it. This drug is not available for purchase over-the-counter but people who are addicted may find illicit methods for buying the drug. Sleepers, zombies and sleepeasies are the street names for Lunesta.


Effects Of Lunesta Abuse

People use Lunesta as a sleep aid and becomes part of their night routine. This can prompt to mishandle and consequent fixation. It is considered abuse if Lunesta is used outside of a prescribed dosage. The several benefits offered by Lunesta motivate the people to abuse the drug. Lunesta has the ability to provide uninterrupted sleep, which can give an individual the feeling of being energetic and also improve cognitive functions on the following day. Others abuse Lunesta in order to enjoy the calm feelings and drowsiness it causes. Lunesta abuse is considered dangerous because it can increase the risk of an overdose.


Some Ways Lunesta is Abused

  • If the original reasons for using the drug are disregarded when using it
  • Pounding the pills into a powder and inhaling it
  • Taking more tablets than prescribed
  • Using Lunesta without a prescription or for longer than prescribed

A Lunesta overdose may produce various symptoms which are also dependent on other things such as how much the person has taken and for how long they have been on the drug including the fact whether they have taken the drug with another sedative like alcohol. Overusing the drug can be identified by these signs

  • Extreme fatigue
  • Passing out abruptly
  • Respiratory distress
  • Loss of consciousness

Lunesta is not treated as a habit forming drug. However if a person consume it in high doses over a longer period of time, it can become highly lethal.


Combinations Commonly Used With Lunesta

Other depressants are usually used with Lunesta. The desire to increase the potency of other drugs is the reason why they are combined with Lunesta. Numerous people are not aware of the perilous effects of polydrug utilization.

Combining Lunesta with other sleeping pills will also intensify the common adverse side effects of the drug, including

  • Daytime tiredness
  • Head pain
  • Unusual or unpleasant taste in the mouth
  • Congestion
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat

It has been suggested that alcohol must not be combined with Lunesta because both substances are central nervous system depressants [CNS]. The sedative effects of Lunesta will increase when it is combined with alcohol and cause dizziness, drowsiness, difficulties in concentration and impaired judgment. Hypertension, laboured breathing may result from taking Lunesta with a lot of alcohol.

There may be deadly consequences when a person uses beyond the recommended dosage when Lunesta and other drugs are combined.


Statistics On Lunesta Usage

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