Long List of Meds Found in Brittany Murphy's Home

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Brittany Murphy's husband, Simon Monjack, and mother, Sharon Murphy, made a frantic attempt to revive her before paramedics arrived on Sunday morning.

Notes written by an investigator from the L.A. County Coroner's office show there were a shocking number of prescription meds on the late star's nightstand.

Brittany "had been complaining of shortness of breath and severe abdominal pain" for 7-10 days prior to her death from cardiac arrest two mornings ago.

Murphy went into the bathroom around 7:30 a.m.

Half an hour later, Brittany's mother, Sharon Murphy, went to check on her daughter, opened the bathroom door and found her on the floor unresponsive.

Brittany Murphy (1977-2009).

Sharon yelled for help. Her husband, who broke his silence on his wife's tragic death last night, heard the screams from Sharon and ran to the bathroom.

Sharon called 911 and Simon Monjack, who had been in bed, "attempted to revive the decedent by placing her in the shower and running the water."

Murphy was unresponsive and purged her stomach contents prior to the arrival of the paramedics. When paramedics arrived, she was "without signs of life."

Paramedics moved Brittany from the bathroom to the master bedroom, where they found a slew of prescription drugs. The medications included:

  • Topamax (anti-seizure meds also to prevent migraines)
  • Methylprednisolone (anti-inflammatory)
  • Fluoxetine (depression med)
  • Klonopin (anxiety med)
  • Carbamazepine (treats Diabetic symptoms and is also a bipolar med)
  • Ativan (anxiety med)
  • Vicoprofen (pain reliever)
  • Propranolol (hypertension, used to prevent heart attacks)
  • Biaxin (antibiotic)
  • Hydrocodone (pain med)
  • Miscellaneous vitamins

No alcohol containers, paraphernalia or illegal drugs were discovered.

According to the notes, "The night prior to her death, the decedent ... had consumed some noodles, leftover Thai food, Gatorade, water and tea with lemon."

Notes from investigators also say Brittany "had a history of hypoglycemia and was hospitalized in April 2009 for low blood sugar while on location in Oregon."

Simon Monjack told the investigator during the 7-10 days prior to her death, Brittany complained of shortness of breath and severe abdominal pains but he was not overly alarmed because "she often suffered from severe menstrual pains."

Investigators still believe that "foul play is not suspected."

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