fix articles 458330, hydrocodone
Rush Took as Many as 30 Pills a Day (tags)
Rush's fans were sympathetic when he announced his sudden deafness--the result of some kind autoimmune illness. But Suspicion has now turned to his drug habit: repeated large doses of hydrocodone (brand name Vicodin) can cause severe hearing impairment.
Rush Limbaugh in pill probe (tags)
The moralizing motormouth was turned in by his former housekeeper - who says she was Limbaugh's pill supplier for four years. Wilma Cline, 42, says Limbaugh was hooked on the potent prescription drugs OxyContin, Lorcet and hydrocodone - and went through detox twice. "There were times when I worried," Cline told the National Enquirer, which broke the story in an edition being published today. "All these pills are enough to kill an elephant - never mind a man."