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Binge Eating Disorder Topic Guide

Binge Eating Disorder Binge Eating Disorder:

Binge eating disorder is a condition where a person binge eats but does not purge afterward. Symptoms and signs include eating alone, guilt, eating until overfull, and eating excessive amounts of food in a short period of time. Treatment may involve medications and psychotherapy.

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Binge Eating Disorder Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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lisdexamfetamine Lisdexamfetamine

Lisdexamfetamine is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control./...learn more »

escitalopram Escitalopram

Escitalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Escitalopram affects chemicals in the brain th...learn more »

zonisamide Zonisamide

Zonisamide is a sulfa drug with anti-convulsant effects...learn more »

orlistat Orlistat

Orlistat blocks some of the fat that you eat, keeping it from being absorbed by your body...learn more »

citalopram (oral) Citalopram (oral)

Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

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topiramate Topiramate

Topiramate is a seizure medicine, also called an anticonvulsant. Topiramate is used to treat seizures in adults and children who are at least 2 years old. ...learn more »

paroxetine Paroxetine

Paroxetine is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Paroxetine affects chemicals in the brain that m...learn more »

methylphenidate Methylphenidate

Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control......learn more »

sertraline Sertraline

Sertraline is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Sertraline affects chemicals in the brain that m...learn more »

fluoxetine Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant. Fluoxetine affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people wi...learn more »