DJ AM Accidental Death from Cocktail of Rx Drugs and Cocaine

The toxicology report from the NY City medical examiner’s office showed the following drugs in Mr. Goldstein’s body:

  1. Ativan (lorazepam)
  2. Benadryl (diphenhydramie hydrochloride)
  3. Cocaine
  4. Hydrocodone
  5. Klonopin (clonazepam)
  6. Levamisol
  7. OxyContin (oxycodone hydrochloride)
  8. Vicodin
  9. Xanax (alprazolam) 
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Toxicology refers to various laboratory tests to determine the types and amounts of drugs a person has taken

Mark Boguski, M.D., Ph.D. is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and is a member of the Society for Participatory Medicine, "a movement in which networked patients shift from being mere passengers to responsible drivers of their health" and in which professional health care providers encourage "empowered patients" and value them as full partners in managing their health and wellness.

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