Eating Disorders

Also indexed as:Binge Eating
Counseling and nutrition management are both needed to effectively treat eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.

Prescription Medicines

Drug Common brands
Amitriptyline Elavil

Cyproheptadine Periactin

Desipramine Norpramin

THSC Desipramine HCl

Fluoxetine Prozac

Prozac Weekly


Fluvoxamine Luvox

Luvox CR

Imipramine Tofranil

Paroxetine Paxil

Paxil CR

Sertraline Zoloft

Venlafaxine Effexor

Effexor XR

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The information presented by Healthnotes is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2016.