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Brittany Murphy -- The Presciption List Goes On

3/21/2010 8:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Britanny MurphyTMZ has learned Brittany Murphy used her own name -- besides the alias Lola Manilow Murphy -- to secure an array of prescription drugs.

Sources tell us between 2003-2009, Brittany had scores of prescriptions filled for 32 different drugs ... and that was at just one L.A. pharmacy -- and it's not Eddie's Pharmacy, the one that cut her off 4 months before her death because the owner feared an accident loomed.

The drugs included Inderal and Propranolol (high blood pressure), Sarafem (a type of Prozac), chlordiazepoxide (sedative), promethazine (sedative), and four different drugs for asthma.

Also on the list --- a number of antibiotic and allergy medications.

Brittany had a prescription filled five times for Biaxin -- a drug used to treat, among other things, pneumonia. The Coroner ruled Murphy died an accidental death caused by "community acquired pneumonia."


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Jerry Martin    

That's just plain sad. It can happen to anyone too, as long as you have the money.

1680 days ago


Her family says she never did drugs? Guess prescription drugs don't count.

Why are there so many fake prescriptions. Is it tied into the Corey Haim prescription drug ring?

If she was so doped up all the time - made life easier for Monjack and Sharon to be together. If they really loved her, they would have sent her to rehab for her addictions.

1680 days ago


"Community Acquired Pneumonia"

Yeah, all the different doctors in the COMMUNITY prescribed her drugs that will depress your respiratory system. And that helped her to ACQUIRE the conditions that were perfect for developing PNEUMONIA.

1680 days ago

Prince Von A-Hole    

ON and on you yammer about all the drugs yet you admit they have nothing to do with her death. If I were her mom or husband I would be suing for slander. I find it disgusting that they loose a loved one then have to deal with all the lies and accusations.
Maybe you should change TMZ to endless death speculation and accusation blogg.

1680 days ago


Promethazine Is The Generic Name For Phenergan, Which Is An Anti-Nausea Medication....NOT A Sedative!!! I Know, I Take This Medication On A Regular Basis (I Have Cancer)And There Is NOTHING Sedative About It!! I Realize That A Lot Of Different Medications Are Used For Various Reasons, But Phenergan (A.K.A. Promethazine) Is Used For Anti-Nausea. With All The Other Medications That She Was "Acquiring", I Can Understand Why She Would Need Something For Nausea...Hell, All Those Meds. Were Probably Tearing Her Stomach Up...Not To Mention If Her Liver Was Even Still Functioning!!!

1680 days ago


Inderal is just the brand name for Propranolol.

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1680 days ago


guess the coroner can't spell H1N1...i'm betting it was. lungs get infected and death comes. she was not taken proper care of. drs. and her mom and husband did not take care of her. you'll see those 2 together in new and's coming.

1680 days ago

Allen Ridak    

Why is this such a big problem in the US? It's not just celebrities, the College students are just as bad.
Maybe you need to look at lowering the drinking age.
I came over to LA from another country (where the drinking age is 18) and stayed for 3 years. I was stunned to find all these young college kids taking drugs I've never even heard of, mostly prescription drugs.
We have a slight problem with alcohol, marijuana and ecstasy use at home, but most people tend to grow out of it at around the age of 21-26.
People who get on prescription drugs early tend to rely on them until they die. Accidental death from prescription drugs, even when they are correctly given, is now the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S

1680 days ago


The press can paint it as rosy as they want but the reality is, she was a drug addict who scored drugs just like any other drug addict.

No different than Michael Jackson, Corey Haim, Marilyn Monroe, Kurt Cobain, Elvis Presley or any poor crackhead, methhead, alcoholic or heroin junkie. None of them meant to kill themselves either, but there's nothing tragic about it. It's expected.

1680 days ago


I really hope that all this is not true, if it proves to be true then this does not affect me at what a good person to everyone she has been, how she treats people, always sincere, kind, honest, with respect. It was a good person for everybody, period.

1680 days ago


Phenergan is NOT A Sedative HOWEVER it does make you terribly tried. Someone sais, "There Is NOTHING Sedative About It!!" It's often used to HELP knock patients out PLUS help with nausea often caused by the stronger drugs.

1680 days ago


What a better way for Monjack and Sharon to cash in on Brittany's death in order to be together. It is unfathomable to me that her prescription drug addiction went unnoticed by her mother and husband and that they did not do anything to help her. Fishy what!!

1680 days ago


Fame was like a drug, but what was really like a drug were the drugs.

1680 days ago


#9 Allen Ridak is a fake.

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