I have really researched this and find that Strattera has no indication of causing bruising. Strattera can cause weight loss when first used and perhaps because of this your son simply bruises easier. Many children who knock themselves on something will bruise and it's normal. However, although I am not a doctor I suggest to you that you get a second opinion on your son's condition because Strattera has bad side effects (will explain below) and the FDA has a warning on this drug which Eli Lily distributes. I would like to add that when you get a second opinion you discuss with the doctor if you can gradually get your son off this drug and then try a good solution that works for many parents. NO SUGAR! I have had friends with children treated for ADD/ADHD and once they took their children off ALL SUGAR (read your labels carefully when shopping) the children improved by 85% or more. Ritalin was abused by doctors and they were handed out to children's parents like candy from a Pez dispenser when some children were just energetic. We so often trust our doctors to give us the right medications and in most cases they do, but it's trial and error and we have become a society of "pill poppers." Drug companies make billions of dollars and salesmen for these companies give free samples to doctors to try on their patients. We all have to be extremely alert as to what we are taking and if we don't like something about the drug then it's best to discuss it with the doctor and decide whether you are going to take it or not. Before having the prescription filled asked the pharmacist to give you a print-out and also go over this medication with you. They are most happy to oblige. Here is some important information for you (sorry, I don't mean to scare you, but you need to know because I know your son means everything to you.) Common Side Effects in Children and Teens It is important to share your concerns about the benefits and risks of treating ADHD vs. not treating it with your healthcare professional. All therapies for ADHD, including Strattera, have potential benefits and risks that should be understood. Common side effects with Strattera may include: Nausea�A common side effect may be nausea.To possibly minimize nausea, your doctor may advise your child to take Strattera with food. Tiredness�Another common side effect can be problems with tiredness.To possibly minimize tiredness, your doctor may advise you to adjust the time of day your child takes the medication. Every medicine offers benefits for many patients, along with the possibility of undesired effects. For additional risk information, see the Important Safety Information for Strattera and the FDA Medication Guide. Some rare, but important, risks to consider with Strattera are: Suicidal thoughts�An analysis of clinical trial data conducted by Lilly has indicated that suicidal thoughts were more frequently observed among children and teens treated with Strattera (4 out of every 1,000 patients, or about � of 1%).There were no suicides in patients taking Strattera during clinical trials.There was no indication of an increased risk of suicidal thoughts or behaviors among adult Strattera patients. Parents should monitor their child carefully to see if they appear more subdued, withdrawn, or have persistent feelings of being hopeless, helpless, or worthless, or show expressions of self-harm. Children may also act out, so watch for signs of irritability, agitation, anger, or aggression. While none of these signals alone means your child is feeling suicidal, they may be signs to talk with and listen to your child about his or her thoughts and feelings. Pay close attention to changes in his or her moods or actions, especially if the changes occur suddenly. If your child has thoughts of suicide or sudden changes in mood or behavior, contact your child's doctor right away. Liver damage�Strattera can cause liver damage in rare cases. During the first two years on the market there were 2 reported cases of severe liver injury out of more than 2 million patients who had taken Strattera. In both of these cases, the patients' liver function recovered after discontinuing Strattera. Call your doctor right away if your child has itching, dark urine, yellow skin/eyes, upper right-side abdominal tenderness, or unexplained "flu-like" symptoms. .... FDA WARNING .... Lilly to Put Suicide Warning on Strattera Label Thursday, September 29, 2005 from Reuters News - Foxnews.com Chicago � Eli Lilly and Co. (LLY) Thursday said it will add strong warnings to its label for Strattera (search), used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, including the risk of suicidal thoughts among children and adolescents. Strattera will now carry a "black box" warning (search), the strongest required by U.S. regulators. Such warnings typically hurt sales of products by raising concern among doctors and patients about the safety of a drug. The Indianapolis drugmaker said a review of clinical trials data identified a small but statistically significant increased risk of suicidal thoughts among Strattera-treated children and adolescents.
Yes, bruising can occur especially for people with sensitive skin or skin that bruises easily because of the forcefulness used during the massage. Bruises might not be visible until 24 hours later.
There are various medical causes for bruising without a physical reason. Because of this you will need to see your Doctor for a blood test. Medication can also cause unexplained bruising.
For small bruises, it is sufficient to leave them to heal themselves. For larger bruising, applying cold before the first 24 hours will help prevent bruising, then heat after 24 hours will dissapate the bruise.
I am sure you have had a bruise on your body in the past, a black or blue mark that fades to green or yellow before fading altogether. Abnormal bruising is just that, abnormal, bruises that do not behave like normal bruises: black or blue marks that follow veins (infection), bruises so painful that movement is hindered, bruises that have something solid in them, bruises that get larger, bruises of non-bruise colors (red, white), etc.
Get some typical brown tea (orange pekoe) bags, wet them, and put them on your bruises. Soak your bruises in these. The tannic acid in the tea will help the bruises heal a lot faster. This works for any bruises.
The boxers left the stage with multiple bruises after 12 grueling rounds
i have been anemic for 11 years now. I get bruises for no reason what so ever
Brushing by an object, running into furniture, are the major causes of bruising on the stomach. Otherwise, being hit with enough force. Generally, more bruises occur on the arms, legs, and shins than anywhere else. Head bumps can also cause bruising.
Sprains do not always cause bruises. Fractures typically cause bruising. But even the worst bruise does not define how bad (or not) the injury truly is.
Bruise is already a verb since it is used as an action as well as a noun. As in "to bruise".Other verbs are bruises, bruising and bruised.Some example sentences are:"I fall bruise my knee"."She bruises her brother's arm on purpose"."I keep bruising myself"."He accidentally bruised the apple".
I'm unsure if you are concerned about you getting bruises, or causing your son bruises. Obviously, any force against the skin CAN cause a bruise. If you want to avoid bruising, switch to a different disciplinary method. For example, time out or removing some desired toy.
The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen (Advil) and naproxen (Aleve) may lead to increased bruising.
no, SSD is not used for the help of bruises..it is only for 2nd or 3rd degree burns..you can only get it by perscription..the only thing i know that will help with bruising is to let it be and let it heal on its own..
There can be a lot of reasons why you are bruising, outside of being bumped or hit. For one thing, bruising is a sign of anemia. If you are going around with low iron, sometimes bruises will come up with no injury. Most people do not generally bruise for no reason at all. If you continue to keep bruising, bring it up with your doctor. He can usually do a quick set of labs to find out the reason. Sometimes it is something serious, but usually it is something easily managable.
Bruises on anyone that last longer than a few weeks are signs of unhealthy problems.
Foods rich in Vitamin E as well as Vitamin E supplements do help bruises heal faster. Vitamin E works together with Vitamin C to repair damaged tissue, as in the case of bruising.
I woke up with a rash over my whole body. Later there appears to be bruising and my arms and legs hurt like they are bruised.
Bruises occur when capillaries and sometimes venules are damaged by trauma, allowing blood to seep into the surrounding extracellular space. Bruising, in medical terms, depends mostly on the size of the bruise. Generally, bruises are called hematomas, which when broken down literally means "blood tumor". If the hematoma is larger than 1 cm in diameter it is called an ecchymosis.Other names for bruises are:purpura (3-10 mm in diameter)petechia (
Bruises can occur in some people who exercise rigorously, such as athletes and weight lifters. These bruises result from microscopic tears in blood vessels under the skin.Unexplained bruises that occur easily or for no apparent reason may indicate a bleeding disorder, especially if the bruising is accompanied by frequent nosebleeds or bleeding gums.Often, what are thought to be unexplained bruises on the shin or the thigh, for example, actually result from bumps into a bedpost or other object and failing to recall the injury.Bruises in elderly people frequently occur because their skin has become thinner with age. The tissues that support the underlying blood vessels have become more fragile.A collection of blood from damaged blood vessels under the skin
Depending how hard you put the needle in. But seriously folks. Some heart medication side effects include easy bruising. My Uncle had many bruises appear when He first started taking them. Check WEBMD. Great source for questions on medications
Apparently via loss of collagen in skin, increasing fragility. This was shown in biopsies of corticosteroid related bruises - done in 1960.
They want to know if you have bruises before an operation because it could be fatal of where it is
Some people are more prone to bruising than others. If it's something that's been happening recently, it may be dehydration. Drink some water.
It depends a lot on how big the hematoma is and what the cause is. The common name for a hematoma is a bruise - a collection of blood under the surface of the skin. In most individuals, bruises are not something to worry about. However in people who experience persistent unexplained bruising, large bruises or bruises which take a very long time to heal, it is worth seeing a doctor to check whether blood clotting function is normal. In instances where you know you have done something which is going to cause a bruise, applying ice or a cold-pack to the area affected as soon as possible will reduce the amount of bruising which occurs.
It is normal to have minimal bruising during menstruation. Decreased estrogen levels during menstruation cause a loss of the blood vessel's elasticity in the body. This can cause small leaks that can turn into small bruises. Anything more serious or that last past the cycle should be looked at by a doctor.