- The Washington Times - Friday, March 13, 2009

Some of the drugs prescribed to Anna Nicole Smith, according to a criminal complaint filed Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court:

_ hydromorphone, also known under the trade name Dilaudid, an opioid analgesic.

_ Xanax, used to treat anxiety and panic attacks.

_ Valium, used to treat anxiety, insomnia, alcohol withdrawal and addiction.

_ Vicodin, a narcotic analgesic and cough suppressant.

_ Ambien, a short term sleep aid.

_ promethazine with codeine, an antihistamine and sedative.

_ clonazepam, an anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant.

_ chloral hydrate, a hypnotic sedative used to treat insomnia.

_ carisoprodol, a muscle relaxant.

_ methadone, a synthetic opioid used to treat addiction.

_ opiates, drugs derived from the narcotic alkaloids found in opium.

_ benzodiazepines, a class of psychoactive drugs used for their hypnotic, sedative and anti-anxiety properties to slow down the central nervous system.


Source: Los Angeles County Superior Court documents.

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