Diego Maradona cleared of illegal medical issues after his death

Diego Maradona cleared of illegal medical issues after his death

- Diego Maradona had no drug problems in his body system

- The Argentine legend died of a heart attack last month

- Sources claim he was not given any medication to treat the heart issues he suffered from before his death

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Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, has been cleared of illegal substances at the point of his death.

The former Napoli and Barcelona attacker died late last month due to heart complications and after a post-mortem of his blood and urine, there were no traces of alcohol or any other thing found.

However, before his passing, he was said to be having major issues with his heart, liver, and kidney.

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Although medical routines found traces of Quetiapine, Venlafaxine, and Levetiracetam - the medications he was already using before his untimely death.

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Diego Maradona was cleared of illegal medical issues after his death
Diego Maradona and three-time World Cup winner Pele during a commercial match between their respective teams in 2016. Photo by Andre Ferreira/Icon Sport.
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According to The Mirror, Quetiapine is used to treat mood disorders including depression, schizophrenia, while Antidepressant Venlafaxine is used to treat panic attacks.

Levetiracetam belongs to a class of drugs known as anticonvulsants and is used with other medications to treat epilepsy and try to decrease the number of seizures.

Meanwhile, Ranitidine which is used for indigestion and heartburn was also detected during the procedure.

The tests have revealed that the 60-year-old was never given any medication to treat the heart disease he was suffering.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Diego Maradona may have passed on but his memory will linger a long time in the minds of football fans across the globe.

The 60-year-old died of a suspected heart attack days after he was discharged from the hospital this month.

While he was already recuperating well in his home country, he suffered a setback that caused his death at the end of the day.

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Although he has already been buried in a private event, a picture of the legend was spotted on Saturday, November 28 somewhere in the city of Parana.

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