Are antidepressants effective for eating disorders?
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Although not considered first-line therapy, fluoxetine has been shown to improve the course of bulimia nervosa. (SOR A, based on multiple RCTs.) No evidence suggests that antidepressants are effective for the treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa. (SOR A, based on a meta-analysis.)
Evidence Based Practice 11(1): 05-06.