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Tiger Woods had five drugs in system during DUI arrest

Tiger Woods reacts on the 10th hole during

Tiger Woods reacts on the 10th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Feb. 2, 2017. Credit: AP / Kamran Jebreili

Tiger Woods had five drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of DUI in the early morning hours of May 29, according to a toxicology report released Monday by the Palm Beach County Sherriff’s Office.

Two of the medications listed on the report, Hydrocodone (a generic form of Vicodin) and Hydromorphone (more commonly referred to as Dilaudid), are painkillers.

Alprazolam (Xanax) and Zolpidem (Ambien) are both sleep aids, while Delta-9 carboxy THC is the primary compound in marijuana. Medical marijuana is legal in Florida.

It’s unclear whether Woods had prescriptions for all of the medications, though at the time of his arrest he told police he had been taking Vicodin and Xanax following a fourth back surgery in April.

Last Wednesday, Woods pleaded guilty to reckless driving and agreed to enter a diversion program that will allow him to have his record wiped clean if he completes the program. Now that there is no longer an active criminal investigation, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office made the toxicology results available, and a copy was obtained by ESPN.

Woods checked into a clinic in June to get help dealing with prescription drugs, and announced last month that he had completed treatment.

After the report was released Monday, Woods issued a statement through a spokesman.

“As I previously said, I received professional help to manage my medications,” said Woods. “Recently, I had been trying on my own to treat my back pain and a sleep disorder, including insomnia, but I realize now it was a mistake to do this without medical assistance. I am continuing to work with my doctors, and they feel I’ve made significant progress. I remain grateful for the amazing support that I continue to receive and for the family and friends that are assisting me.”

Woods, who fell asleep at the wheel and was observed by police with his car pulled over on a road near his home in Jupiter, Florida, failed multiple field sobriety tests but also blew a 0.00 on a breathalyzer after being taken into custody.

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