Brittany Murphy: Prescription List- What Drugs Did Murphy Take?
Brittany Murphy was taking large amounts of prescription medication - a prescription list that includes at least 10 different drugs - prior to her death new reports by the celebrity gossip site TMZ reveals, coming far closer to answering the questions about what could have triggered Murphy's heart attack and what drugs Murphy may have been taking prior to her tragic death.
TMZ acquired documents related to the circumstances of her death, quoting an Inspector Blacklock. Besides a desperate attempt to save her life by her husband and mother, Murphy displayed no signs of life by the time Paramedics arrived.
Paramedics moved Brittany from the bathroom to the master bedroom, where they found a slew of prescription drugs -- "A check of the nightstands revealed large amounts of prescription medication in the decedent's name. Also noted were numerous empty prescription medication bottles in the decedent's husband's name, the decedent's mother's name and unidentified third party names."
According to the notes acquired by TMZ, the medications included the following
- Topamax an anti-seizure medication that also is used to treat migraines
- Methylprednisolone - an anti-inflammatory drug
- Fluoxetine - another anti-depression medication
- Klonopin an anti-anxiety medication,
- Carbamazepine - a medication to treat symptoms of diabetes and it is also drug to treat bipolar disorders bipolar
- Ativan - a medication to treat anxiety
- Vicoprofen - a pain reliever,
- Propranolol - a medication to treat hypertension and also used to prevent heart attack
- Biaxin - an antibiotic
- Hydrocodone - a medication to treat pain
TMZ goes on to report that, "No alcohol containers, paraphernalia or illegal drugs were discovered."
Monjack told the investigator during the 7 to 10 days prior to her death, Brittany complained of shortness of but he was not overly alarmed because "she often suffered from severe menstrual pains."