Murray Trial: Lawyers Argue Jackson Suffered From Demerol Withdrawal

Lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray said in opening arguments this week that he was trying to wean Michael Jackson off propofol, the powerful sedative the defense says Jackson gave himself the night he died. They allege Jackson wanted propofol because he was suffering from insomnia brought on by withdrawal from the painkiller Demerol. Murray's attorneys plan to call an addiction specialist, Dr. Robert Waldman, co-medical director of the Recovery Unit at Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital in Marina del...Full Story
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