Expert Testifies Anna Nicole Smith’s Doctor Over-Prescribed Drugs

An expert in pain management testified Tuesday in the Anna Nicole Smith drug case that the late star's former doctor excessively prescribed her multiple opiates, says a new report.

The Associated Press reports that Dr. James Gagne testified in a Los Angeles courtroom that Dr. Sandeep Kapoor prescribed Smith medications without a medical need, including a drug he called "hospital heroin."

Dr. Gagne found that Kapoor prescribed Smith a drug called Dilaudid after the former Playboy model broke her ribs in 2004, but then the dosages began to increase later on -- even after Kapoor wrote that he was trying to wean her off the drug, says the AP.

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