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Nasal Spray Shows Promise for Binge Eating Disorder
May 31, 2013

 A novel, experimental intranasal spray formulation of naloxone is showing promise for the treatment of binge eating disorder (BED), preliminary research suggests.

Results from a phase II, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial presented here at the American Psychiatric Association's 2013 Annual Meeting showed that intranasal naloxone spray produced a significantly greater reduction than placebo in time spent binge eating (P = .024).

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