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Anorexia Summary

Description: The lack or loss of APPETITE accompanied by an aversion to food and the inability to eat. It is the defining characteristic of the disorder ANOREXIA NERVOSA.

Also Known As: Anorexias

Networked: 3791 relevant articles (140 outcomes, 320 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Anorexia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Megestrol Acetate (Borea) : 10 outcomes 30 studies in 87 results : FDA 15 Generic
  2. Ghrelin : 8 outcomes 18 studies in 132 results : IBA
  3. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 6 outcomes 11 studies in 140 results : IBA
  4. Cisplatin (Platino) : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 46 results : FDA 6 Generic
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 19 results : IBA
  6. Granisetron (Kytril) : 4 outcomes in 12 results : FDA 46 Generic
  7. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 32 results : IBA
  8. Tryptophan (L-Tryptophan) : 3 outcomes in 37 results : FDA 30
  9. Hormones : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 89 results : IBA
  10. Dopamine (Intropin) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 45 results : FDA 36 Generic
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Diseases Related to Anorexia

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Vomiting
  3. Cachexia
  4. Nausea
  5. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)
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Key Therapies for Anorexia

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 175 results
  2. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 26 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 22 results
  4. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube) : 2 outcomes in 20 results
  5. Nutritional Support (Artificial Feeding) : 2 outcomes in 14 results
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