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Binge-Eating Disorder (Binge Eating Disorder) Summary

Description: A disorder associated with three or more of the following: eating until feeling uncomfortably full; eating large amounts of food when not physically hungry; eating much more rapidly than normal; eating alone due to embarrassment; feeling of disgust, DEPRESSION, or guilt after overeating. Criteria includes occurrence on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months. The binge eating is not associated with the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behavior (i.e. purging, excessive exercise, etc.) and does not co-occur exclusively with BULIMIA NERVOSA or ANOREXIA NERVOSA. (From DSM-IV, 1994)

Also Known As: Binge Eating Disorder; Binge-Eating Disorders; Disorder, Binge-Eating; Disorders, Binge-Eating

Networked: 292 relevant articles (36 outcomes, 95 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Binge-Eating Disorder

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. topiramate (Topamax) : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 30 results : FDA 28 Generic
  2. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 8 results : IBA
  3. sibutramine (Meridia) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 8 results : FDA 1
  4. Fluoxetine (Prozac) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 14 results : FDA 51 Generic
  5. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : FDA 5 Generic
  6. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 10 results : IBA
  7. Sertraline (Zoloft) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 4 results : FDA 32 Generic
  8. Fluvoxamine (Luvox) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 18 Generic
  9. Anti-Obesity Agents (Antiobesity Drugs) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  10. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : FDA 175 Generic
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Diseases Related to Binge-Eating Disorder

  1. Bulimia Nervosa
  2. Bulimia (Binge Eating)
  3. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)
  4. Anorexia Nervosa
  5. Obesity
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Key Therapies for Binge-Eating Disorder

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 18 results
  2. Bariatric Surgery : 1 outcome 7 studies in 29 results
  3. Caloric Restriction : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  4. Meditation : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  5. Combined Modality Therapy : 1 outcome in 1 result
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