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Corey Haim -- Thousands of Pills, Dozens of Docs

3/17/2010 7:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Corey Haim had been getting a massive amount of prescription drugs from numerous doctors, according to the California Attorney General.

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A.G. Jerry Brown -- who is investigating a fraudulent prescription drug ring that has a Corey Haim connection -- said on HLN's "Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell," "How many people go to 10 or 15 or 20 doctors and then run around to 10, 12 and more pharmacies to go fulfill them and sometimes two different doctors in the same day?"

Brown says pharmacy records show Haim obtained "thousands" of pills from dozens of doctors over the last year.

As we first reported, just days before Haim's death, he obtained 4 prescriptions from the same psychiatrist -- Valium, Vicodin, Soma and haloperidol, an antipsychotic drug.


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31.

You're a loser    

You want the goverment to run the health care system? A huge part of our economy!! They can't even build a system to stop a person from going and getting so many pill's!! We live in a society based on money. What a shame.

1680 days ago
32.

she's not stupid folks    

getting 4 prescriptions from a pysch. is not unusual. And the prescription is normally for only 30 pills if it is a narcotic. (don't know if SOMA-a combination med is). SOMA is a muscle relaxant, Vic.-pain, Valium-anxiety or alcohol withdrawal, haloperidol-is for his Schizophrenia. The Psychiatrist was not over medicating and Corey was probably on these meds before.

1680 days ago
33.

homer    

Good point, he was probably selling them too. I have a friend that sells his percocet for $10 a pill! It's hard to find a good script doctor. Is it easier in the states to get these prescriptions without reason?

1680 days ago
34.

Sarah Savage    

In a convoluted, morbid way, maybe this exposure of the prescription drug ring will save some lives. And put people in the klink that contributed to Corey's addiction and demise.

1680 days ago
35.

john    

I live in Scioto County ,Ohio and we have pill mills people go in see the phony doctor hand him $ 200 and walk out with the script it makes me sick.Dope has ruined the country

1680 days ago
36.

angles    

NOW IN TORONTO WHEN YOU GO TO THE DRUG STORE WE GIVE THE PERSCRITION TO THE DRUGGEST AND HE FILLS IT AND KEEPS IT ON FILE SO THERE IS NO CHANCE OF DOUBLE FILLING IN ONE DAY OR WEEK FOR THAT MATTER DON'T YOU HAVE THE SAME SERVICE WELL MAYBE YOU SHOULD

1680 days ago
37.

Cedes    

Who is Corey Haim? Like was he n a movie or something? Why did it take so FREAKN long for them to figure this out?

*Follow me on twitter @o_so_bad

1680 days ago
38.

TLS    

Why has TMZ-TV completely ignored Corey's passing and subsequent investigation as a news story? I find myself fast-forwarding through my TiVo'd TMZ more than 60% of the show as you continue to pursue a) the same handful of people every day and/or b) little-known, flash-in-the-pan reality stars around airports. Check you demos, TMZ, your only viewers aren't only 19-25 .... step up your game!

1680 days ago
39.

gaameznyc    

dont click the fischlerwarner.com link its filled with malware and viruses

1680 days ago
40.

Linda    

Who gets thousands of pills from multi. doctors? Thousands of americans doctor shop and go to multi. doctors everyday. when they are a addict. This is nothing new. Until the laws change and they get a national data base to track what pills people are getting it will not change. Some addicts take takemaybe 30 or more pills aday they would have to go to multi. doctors to not go in withdraws. Its really sick that people are dying everyday from pill overdose including my own brother 46 that overdosed on oxycotin in 2006 . He was going to a pain mang. doctor for a back problem and was getting like 150 pills a month taking 4 80mg. oxy aday. I just dont understand why anybody would need this kind of pain relief. I could see it if he had cancer or some kind of awful tumor or something ,but he was a construction worker lifting things allday and in good health.It was his fault he overdosed but the doctor got him hooked . He didnt have a chance in hell

1679 days ago
41.

steelers    

Tiger betrayed the fans-Obama is betraying his country.

1679 days ago
42.

appaulledw    

Would the Tax payer pick up the tab for these pills under Obama Care?

1679 days ago
43.

Scroomy    

CIA killed Jim Morrison

1679 days ago
44.

Cami    

1. Getting 4 prescriptions from 1 doc in a single visit is not uncommon. Why is that noteworthy?

2. Do HIPAA laws end when you die? How do people know this stuff?

1679 days ago
45.

Trish    

How could he afford to go to all these doctors and pay for the prescriptions? Did he take a bus to all these locations? Strange people do strange things. Where are all his codependent friends?

1679 days ago
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