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N-acetylcysteine in Bulimia Nervosa

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01131572
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : May 27, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 10, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lindner Center of HOPE

Brief Summary:
This study tests NAC in the treatment of Bulimia Nervosa.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
NAC Drug: N-acetylcysteine NAC Phase 2 Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 11 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
open label treatment. Each subject receives N-acetylcysteine.
Drug: N-acetylcysteine NAC
N-acetylcysteine in the treatment of Bulimia Nervosa

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Binge-purge episodes [ Time Frame: per week ]
    The primary outcome measure will be the weekly frequency of binge-purge episodes. A binge-purge eating episode will be defined using DSM-IV-TR criteria, and accessed via clinical interview and review of subject take-home diaries at each study visit.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • 18-65 years of age

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01131572

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United States, Ohio
Lindner Center of HOPE
Mason, Ohio, United States, 45040
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lindner Center of HOPE

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Lindner Center of HOPE Identifier: NCT01131572     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB19223, 09-09-18-01
First Posted: May 27, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 10, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Free Radical Scavengers
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs