Heart stent side affects

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Seoirse
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   Posted 4/20/2008 2:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi,
I have a stent put into my heart three weeks ago. Yesterday I got a soreness in my chest and later a pain in between my shoulder blades. Did anyone else ever get this? This pain resulted in a panic attack! Anyone else had this problem? I am taking Plavix, Lipitor and Aspirin. Thanks!

potty girl
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   Posted 4/21/2008 8:47 PM (GMT -7)   
It is something you should probably ask your doctor about. I have had three stents and havent had any soreness in my chest from them. But when they had me on lipitor I had a lot of muscle pain in my back and between my shoulder blades. How long have you been on the lipitor? When I first started plavix it caused some back pain also, but it got better after a couple of weeks. your body may just need to adjust to the meds.
Rona

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carafate 1 gm x 4, zyrtec 10 mg, rhinocort aqua nose spray, fish oil,
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Seoirse
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   Posted 4/22/2008 12:22 PM (GMT -7)   
I've been on Lipitor for about a month. I think I may have been doing a bit too much work too soon and that may have caused the chest pain. Thanks a mil for your reply.

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   Posted 4/22/2008 4:33 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Seoirse, Welcome to HW we are very happy to have you join us here.  I am also glad that Rona was able to help you out and give you some excellent feedback.  Please know we are always here and keep posting.  Take care :-)

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potty girl
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   Posted 4/22/2008 8:39 PM (GMT -7)   
Your welcome hope you feel better soon.
Rona

synthroid .088 mg, lowpressor 50 mg x 2, cozaar 25mg x2, imdur 30 mg
nitroquick, proventol, plavix 75 mg, protonix 40 mg x 2, asacal 400mg x 9
carafate 1 gm x 4, zyrtec 10 mg, rhinocort aqua nose spray, fish oil,
potassium.

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