ADHD drug may be effective treatment for binge eating

January 15, 2015 1:28 PM

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ADHD drug may be effective treatment for binge eating

A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may also help treat binge-eating disorder, preliminary research suggests.

At higher doses tested, the prescription drug Vyvanse curtailed the excessive food consumption that characterizes binge-eating disorder, researchers said.

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