Lunesta vs Sonata

Lunesta
(Rx)
Sonata
(Rx)
Lunesta is a sleep medication.
Sonata is a sleep medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Insomnia
2.2
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Insomnia
3.1
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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December 15, 2004
August 13, 1999
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
38,446 Discussions
5,899 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
Lunesta is prescribed for Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Sonata is prescribed for Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lun
Grogginess
4
Hangover
3
Drowsiness
3
Headaches
3
Weight Gain
2
Sleep Walking
2
Metallic Taste
2
Nausea
2
Hallucinations
2
Dysgeusia
2
Son
Drowsiness
5
Hallucinations
4
Exhaustion
2
RLS
2
Weight Gain
2
Nightmares
1
Apnea
1
Nausea
1
Weakness
1
Psychosis
1
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Lunesta
Lun
Sonata
Son
Grogginess
Lun
Son
4
0
Hangover
Lun
Son
3
0
Drowsiness
Lun
Son
3
5
Headaches
Lun
Son
3
0
Weight Gain
Lun
Son
2
2
Sleep Walking
Lun
Son
2
0
Metallic Taste
Lun
Son
2
0
Nausea
Lun
Son
2
1
Hallucinations
Lun
Son
2
4
Dysgeusia
Lun
Son
2
0
Drowsiness
Son
Lun
5
3
Hallucinations
Son
Lun
4
2
Exhaustion
Son
Lun
2
0
RLS
Son
Lun
2
0
Weight Gain
Son
Lun
2
2
Nightmares
Son
Lun
1
0
Apnea
Son
Lun
1
0
Nausea
Son
Lun
1
2
Weakness
Son
Lun
1
0
Psychosis
Son
Lun
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Lunesta during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Sonata during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lunesta and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Sonata and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg
Capsule: 5 mg, 10 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Eszopiclone
Zaleplon
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lunesta and Sonata: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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