Eszopiclone is a Medicine belongs to Sedatives- hypnotics group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 387   Edition : 12,

  ►   Brandname : Lunesta

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 1  mg, Tablet with 2  mg, Tablet with 3  mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 387   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1099   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Short-term management of insomnia Oral 2 mg Tablet Dose: Given immediately before bedtime; if appropriate, the dose may be started at or increased to 3 mg.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1099   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : bitter taste,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 468   Edition : 12,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Eszopiclone is with Ethanol ,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 386   Edition : 12,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Additive CNS depression with ethanol and many other drugs,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 386   Edition : 12,


►  Contraindication : Severe hepatic impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1099   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Bind selectively to a subgroup of GABAA receptors, acting like benzodiazepines to enhance membrane hyperpolarization ,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 386   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Kava kava with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • sedative effect --- (Kokate, C. (2013). Pharmacognosy (4th ed.). Pune: Nirali Prakashan. )

  •   ►  URL -- http://freepharmadownloads.blogspot.com/2013/02/pharmacognosy-ckkokate-free-download.html,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   6 hours,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 377   Edition : 12,

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA