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Prescription drugs found in Brittany Murphy’s bedroom

Published: Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 16:20 [IST]

[an error occurred while processing this directive]New York (ANI): A large amount of prescription drugs has reportedly been recovered from actress Brittany Murphy's bedroom after her untimely death. According to the notes from a Los Angeles County coroner investigator, the 'Clueless" star had been complaining of shortness of breath and severe abdominal pain for seven to 10 days before her sudden death on Sunday morning, reports the New York Daily News.

While it is suspected that the 32-year-old star died of a cardiac arrest, the autopsy reports have not divulged the real cause of death. According to, a staggering amounts of prescription medications were found on Murphy's nightstand, and the coroner also found 'numerous empty' bottles of prescriptions written to Murphy, her mom, her husband Simon Monjack and unidentified third-party names.

The drugs included the anti-seizure medication Topamax, anti-anxiety medications Klonopin and Ativan, pain relievers Vicoprofen and hydrocodone, depression medication Fluoxetine and hypertension medication Propranolol.

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