Lunesta Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 15th, 2004)
- Brand name: Lunesta
- Generic name: eszopiclone
- Dosage form: Tablets
- Previous name: Estorra
- Company: Sepracor Inc.
- Treatment for: Insomnia
Lunesta (eszopiclone) is a nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic agent indicated for the treatment of patients who experience difficulty falling asleep as well as for the treatment of patients who are unable to sleep through the night (sleep maintenance difficulty).
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Lunesta
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