One Pharmacologist On The Dangers Of Combining Different DrugsPlay
Carrie Fisher's autopsy revealed that she had multiple drugs — including cocaine, methadone, ecstasy, opiates and alcohol — in her system at the time of her death in December. It's not clear how these drugs contributed to her death, the cause of which was listed as sleep apnea along with atherosclerotic heart disease and drug use.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson hears more about the risks of combining different drugs from Darryl Inaba, clinical and behavioral health services director at Addictions Recovery Center in Medford, Oregon.
This segment aired on June 20, 2017.