Lunesta is a non-benzodiazepine sedative. It is also known as Eszopiclone and belongs to a family of drugs known as sedative-hynotics.
Lunesta is used to treat the symptoms found in individuals with insomnia. This medication makes it easier for people to fall asleep. It also helps them to continue through the night with unbroken sleep. This medication has a calming effect on individuals. It alters the chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced and causing sleep problems in people.