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Missing Hours of My Life
Eszopiclone & Hydrocodone
by Ana
Citation:   Ana. "Missing Hours of My Life: An Experience with Eszopiclone & Hydrocodone (exp96049)". Aug 24, 2018.

15 mg oral Pharms - Eszopiclone
  80 mg oral Hydrocodone
  2600 mg oral Acetaminophen


Well, it all started so innocently. I had trouble sleeping and after months of taking handfuls of over-the-counter sleep meds, I finally convinced my doctor to give me some Lunesta samples.

At first, I only took them as directed, 1 at bedtime. They worked great, except for that God-awful metallic aftertaste. I swear this pill is great for weight loss- I could not eat for 2 days after taking tasted awful.

Then, I had major joint replacement surgery and was prescribed 10/325 Norco, Before long, I was popping Norce, xanax, and lunesta, literally in handfulls. That's when things went The days and nights melted into each other. I was peacefully high and getting careless. This is the point I decided it would be fun to grab a handful of lunesta, just to see what would happen. Well.....I would happily describe what happened.....but I don't remember much at all.

This pill is truly a powerful hypnotic and amnesia-causing drug. I have only vague recollections of ANYTHING that happened. My trips on lunesta and hydrocodone were not truly 'trips' NOT at all like having a few beers, or smoking weed. The best way to describe it is like 'being in a dream'. The next day, when I finally totally woke up....the previous day seemed like a dream. The hydrocodone added some euphoria while I was on lunesta, but it did not negate its effects.

My husband would mention things we did the day before- and my memory was blank. I was told things I did, people I talked to, where we went for dinner. Apparantly, I was completely functional at the time. I had brief flashes of recall..but they faded quickly. Thank God I did nothing horrible, that I regretted hearing about.

I cannot truly recommend this drug as a fun, recreational substance, especially after I read similar experiences to mine. For me, I still take a few lunesta alone, out of boredom, but am very careful not to take too many.

I want to remember my life....not sleepwalk through it.

Exp Year: 2012ExpID: 96049
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 42 
Published: Aug 24, 2018Views: 1,587
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