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Having pain below chest. Started taking crestor. Looking for solution

Hi Ihave been feeling a bit uncomfortable for aout36hours i have a pain below my chest no arm pain, feeling unwell and I have a doctors appointment tomorrow afternoon but feel uneasy at the moment. I live an hours drive from town. I am 40 years old female,reciently i have started taking crestor tablets and take no other medication .
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Let me know the associated symptoms along with chest pain.
Do you have fever/ cough/ phlegm production?
Is there any localized tenderness/ redness/ swelling at affected site?
Crestor contains Rosuvastatin (a lipid lowering medicine) and is associated with muscle effects.
This may cause generalized body ache not a localized one.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist and should go for thorough check up.
You should also o for chest x ray to rule out any lung / bony cage pathology.
Meanwhile you should take analgesics along with muscle relaxants.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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