'Hawaii Five-0' Star Alex O'Loughlin Seeks Treatment for Prescription Pill Problem

3/3/2012 5:15 AM PST

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."