Rapid Rx Quiz: Sleep Aids

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


June 03, 2022

Unpleasant taste is a commonly reported side effect of eszopiclone, especially among younger patients. Other adverse effects reportedly associated with eszopiclone include:

  • Abnormal dreams (older population)

  • Accidental injury (older population)

  • Agitation

  • Alopecia

  • Angioedema

  • Anorexia

  • Asthma

  • Cystitis

  • Diarrhea

  • Dizziness

  • Dry mouth

  • Dyspepsia

  • Dysphagia

  • Epistaxis

  • Fever

  • Headache

  • Hostility

  • Hypercholesterolemia

  • Hypokalemia

  • Hypertension

  • Nervousness

  • Neuralgia

  • Pain

  • Pruritus

  • Rash (younger population)

  • Somnolence

  • Urinary tract infection

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