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'Hawaii Five-0' Star Alex O'Loughlin

Seeks Treatment

for Prescription Pill Problem

3/3/2012 5:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Alex O'Loughlin, star of the hit CBS show "Hawaii Five-0," is taking a break from production to get treatment for a problem with prescription pain medication. 

The actor's rep released a statement saying, "Alex is taking a short break to receive supervised treatment for prescription pain medication due to a recent shoulder injury."

O'Loughlin has the support of producers, who said, "We respect and support Alex’s decision. Everyone at CBS TV Studios and 'Hawaii 5-0' wishes him well and we look forward to his return."

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Cass    

Good for you Alex! The show isn't the same without you. Get healthy and come back as soon as you're able too. '

918 days ago
32.

Barbara Owens    

Wishing him well and pray for a speedy recovery!!! Miss him on the show!! Hope this show lasts for a very long time!!

914 days ago
33.

Monica G    

what is the current status with Alex O'Loughlin. Is there a date when he will return to 5.0? it's not the same without him. Although I really like all of the actors in the show I tune in for Alex!

905 days ago
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marie bolcato    

Get the help you need. We miss seeing you on the show. Good luck and hurry back!

903 days ago
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