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Whitney Houston

Few Pills Recovered

at Death Scene

2/13/2012 7:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Multiple medicine bottles were found in the Beverly Hills hotel room where Whitney Houston diedLaw enforcement sources tell TMZ ... multiple medicine bottles were found in the Beverly Hills hotel room where Whitney Houston died ... but we're told there were NOT a lot of pills at the scene.

Among the pills ... ibuprofen (painkiller), Xanax (anti-depressant), Midol (for menstrual cramps), amoxicillin (for treating bacterial infections) ... and more.

We're told the amoxicillin was prescribed recently because Whitney had been suffering from a sore throat.

We're told some of the pills were old ... some issued in 2011 ... but some of the bottles were from 2012. We're told the bottles that were recovered at the scene did not contain a lot of pills.

Sources tell us ... some of the prescriptions were filled at the infamous Mickey Fine pharmacy in Beverly Hills ... where Michael Jackson had numerous prescriptions filled for Demerol and other drugs.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... it's possible Whitney suffered a heart attack caused by an adverse reaction to her medication, but it is simply too early to make an official call on the cause of death.

We're told the L.A. Coroner's Office has removed the hold on Whitney's body ... which means her family can now have Whitney transported back to Atlanta, where the singer will be laid to rest.

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46.

angles    

YOU KNOW I CAN'T BEIEVE HOW PEOPLE CAN THINK LIKE SOME OF YOU DO WHITNEY HAD A HEART ATTACK SHE HAS PROBALY HAD SEVERAL LITTLE ONES WITH OUT KNOWING IT FOR HER BODY TO CONSTRICT LIKE THAT IT IS DEFINITY A SHOCK TO HER SYSTEM HEART ATTACKS ARE KNOWN FOR THAT TIGHT FORCE FEELING TO OCURR .BUT LETS WAITE TILL WE HEAR BACK ON HER BLOOD WORK RIP WHITNEY

992 days ago
47.

simone gapoor    

whitney was much more than a singer. to us in jamaica she was like our family, we grew up on her for as long as i can remember just like michael jackson we thought of her as an angel she had to be with a voice like that. God bless her family and friends much love whitney

992 days ago
48.

soulofanangel    

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WHITNEY died from whatever cause

Family suffers-lives go on pause,

Fame and Money a beastly task

WHITNEY no longer hiding the demon's task.

Copyright 2012 soulofanangel
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992 days ago
49.

johan    

May she rest in peace. My prayers and condolences goes out to her family. May God gives them strength and peace. My heart goes out for her mom and daughter.

I am just curious to know what ever happen to her best friend Robyn who was her assistant. According to the tabloid they were best friend since high school. Just wondering, we haven't heard from her in a long time.

992 days ago
50.

deanne    

Xanax is an anti-anxiety med, not an anti-depressant. The news said Xanax, lorazepam (Ativan), Valium were found. If that's true, that's THREE Similar meds for anxiety! That alone would knock her out, add a little alcohol==Bad Combo. There were few pills found maybe because she ingested them all! It's a sad tale we have heard many times before--Michael Jackson, Heath Ledger, to name a few. Let's put it to rest now. Leave the woman in peace.

992 days ago
51.

soulofanangel    

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WHITNEY died from whatever cause

Family suffers-lives go on pause,

Fame and Money a beastly task

WHITNEY no longer hiding the demon's mask.

Copyright 2012 soulofanangel
------------------------------------------------------------

992 days ago
52.

Tinkrbella    

Please TMZ Xanax is not an anti-depressant. It is an anti-anxiety medication. Short term in duration. You do not take xanax for depression you take it for anxiety and/or panic attacks. It is pretty quick acting and last for a short period. Anti-depressants have to be built up in system and taken for longer periods of time for one to feel any effect from them.

Xanax (alprazolam) belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. It works by slowing down the movement of chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced. This results in a reduction in nervous tension (anxiety).

Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression.

992 days ago
53.

Abby    

PLEASE ERR ON THE SIDE OF SENSITIVITY WHEN COMMENTING BECAUSE DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WISH DONE UNTO YOU. NOW IMAGINE YOURSELFAND NOT WHITNEY DEAD...WOULD YOU WANT PEOPLE TO TALK ABOUT ALL YOUR FAULTS BECAUSE BELIEVE ME WE ALL HAVE THEM AND WE ALL HAVE DONE THINGS IN THIS LIFE THAT WE AREN'T TOO PROUD OF! LET'S CELEBRATE HER VOICE AND TALENT AND REMEMBER HER FOR THE JOYS SHE BROUGHT WHEN SHE SANG! LET HE WHO IS WITHOUT FAULT CAST THE FIRST STONE!

992 days ago
54.

katie10    

AH, MJ did not have any RX for demerol. You TMZ people are manic and nuts. Can't you just wait 5 minutes, compose yourselves and post a story, rather then posting relentlessly, manically about every frickin tidbit every frickin second..which NOTHING has been confirmed, 'sources say - sources tell us'..BS!

992 days ago
55.

PRO US    

Very few pills found at the scene because she had already consumed most of them and some were probably scooped up and hidden away by her hangers-on, bodyguard, "friends", remoras, family members, anyone who could be bribed or had a financial interest in covering up her already widely known and excessive abuse of prescription drugs, etc. She was not an innocent victim. If you want to cry for poor, innocent victims of the vicissitudes of the world, Witless Whitney Houston is the last person to cry over.

992 days ago
56.

SusanCoyote    

Are we really gonna turn a crack-head into a saint?? Just like MJ, let's turn a child molester into some kind of hero. Whitney's voice was gone from the pipe and she never read or wrote music. She had nothing to offer.

992 days ago
57.

Susie-Q    

Had she died of a heart attack would not the autopsy report all ready confirmed such a result? A friend of mine daughters died in the shower, and they did the autopsy and they said she had an annurism.(sp?) a blood clot in the brain. They knew it immediately. Apparantly this is not the case or a heart attach either. More than likely she fell into a deep sleep and drowned. Whatever the reason she is dead and that is the end of the story. Nearly all those pills even antibiotics state on the bottle to avoid alcohol while taking the pills. Those warnings on there for a reason.

Her daughter and family are who I feel so bad for now. I hope her daughter does not fall into the same drug addition trap.

992 days ago
58.

Chase    

Wonder why Atlanta? God, I weep for her being laid to rest there. That place is VILE. I know she lived there the last few years, and she must have provided for her resting place there (she also lived part time in Laguna Hills, tho). But, wonder why not NJ where she is from and her late father is and where her mother is. NOTHING good ever came from Whitney once she fled NJ for Atl (again, because of POS Bobby Brown).

992 days ago
59.

Chase    

Xanax IS absolutely prescribed for depression. Yes, it is listed as an anti-anxiety, but it still does the job for depression (and it does it very well). There is no ONE drug that works in ONE dosage for every body. Most people experiencing depression (especially severe depression) have to try a number of drugs and/or combinations and/or dosages before they find one that works. One example, Lortab (a painkiller), is often prescribed for depression. Trazadone, an anti-depressant, is often times prescribed as a sleep aid. The people saying you don't/can't take Xanax for depression are INCORRECT.

992 days ago
60.

Kevin    

Sheesh all these stars, popping pills like it's nothing. Don't do drugs kids, perscription or otherwise. Sore throat? Live with it until it's naturally gone.

992 days ago
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