The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a New Drug Application for dasotraline for the treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe binge eating disorder, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced.
ORLANDO, Fla.—In adults with binge-eating disorder, dasotraline was linked with significant gains in behavioral and psychological outcomes, compared with placebo, researchers reported at Psych Congress 2018.
NEW YORK CITY—The extended-release form of phentermine/topiramate is safe and effective for reducing binge eating, suggests a small study presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.
Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what's typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn.
For teen girls, being called "fat" by friends or family may contribute to later developing eating disorders, and the harsh word from family members seems to carry the most weight, a U.S. study suggests.