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Inhaler? We Hardly Knew Her! -- Brit's Drug Test

11/13/2007 4:08 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Britney spearsTMZ has learned Britney Spears will now say her false positive drug test may have been caused by her inhaler, which she uses for asthma.

Sources connected with Spears told TMZ yesterday that the drug that may have caused the positive was Provigil, used to treat narcolepsy. But TMZ did some digging and found Provigil would not show up on a court-ordered drug test.

Now the same source says the drug that showed up may have been Albuterol, an asthma drug. But, again, we checked and Albuterol is not an amphetamine, and the class of drug that showed up on the test was an amphetamine.

K-Fed's lawyer, Mark Vincent Kaplan, will press the issue tomorrow in court. Stay tuned.


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tmz shut UP already!!    

seriously tmz, i luvs u, but y u up in their lives like this?? i mean, its like tmz saw the thin barrier that some shouldn't cross, got in a army tank ran right through it, reversed and went straight back through, got out and entered a steam roller, then flattened the barrier until it merged with the floor. exactly like that. r u represeting celebrity news or are you a private investigator? r.i.p donda west.

2431 days ago


Ummm…maybe she has ADD or ADHD? It would explain both her sometimes behavior and failed drug tests. The most common medications for treatment are Adderall and Ritalin which both show up on generic drug tests as amphetamines. Considering that most adults on these medications don’t exactly walk around wearing a sign that says “I have problems sitting still and paying attention” or “hey freak want to steal my prescription amphetamines” ... that isn’t exactly the kind of news you want to be broadcasting!

2431 days ago

the DQ    

Diane T, this will be an issue TOMORROW when they go back to court.

She SHOULD have only limited visitation at a designated location. No more home visits for hours, no more overnights. Not until she can comply with the court orders already in affect.

As far as I'm concerned, she's FAILED 6 drug tests. The reason she didn't show up, is because she KNEW they'd be positive.

2431 days ago


Kitty-STFU--nobody needs YOUR idiotic comments

2431 days ago


rehab time. AGAIN.

2431 days ago


adderall gives a meth positive result

2431 days ago

Florence nite-n-gail    

She may be on ADHD medication, almost all of them show up as amphetamines.

2431 days ago


Hahaha....she uses an inhaler for asthma? She smokes!!!!!!!!! she that friggen stupid?

2431 days ago


Good point #54. or could it be that she is an addict? I still think the "tonic water" defense is her best bet!

2431 days ago

Fly on The Wall    

Live feed of brit please

Thanks all

Have a good afternoon.

2431 days ago


It has been a long time since I took chemistry, but I think albuterol and amphetimine are both sympathomimetic amines, thus one might be confused for the other in a drug screen. Could be wrong. Maybe TMZ should do a little in depth research.

2431 days ago


she needs to drown in the fry-o-later at Carl's Jr.

2431 days ago


Rerun, shh... don't speak to your betters.

2431 days ago

Go Away    

If she was on meth she wouldnt be able to eat. It kills your apetite. Some of you struggle with this, but i think its just because you are so desperate to tear down someone you have been jealous of for so long.

Whatever happens to Britney know this, you will still be you. A Nobody who posts tripe on Harvey's website so he can live a life of affluency. Harvey isnt just exploiting celebrities for his fame and fortune, he is also exploiting you. The more hits he gets, the more he can charge advetisers.

basically, you are pawns. Every last one of you. He uses you like the tools you are. Why not just send him checks directly?

2431 days ago


And how the hell would you know that k-fud's lawyer will be pressing the issue tomorrow???
K-fud must have called you back....GOOD FOR YOU!!

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