PBA player Mark 'MacMac' Cardona is now in stable condition after being rushed to the hospital on Sunday for overdosing on prescription pills.
Cardona, 34, is now confined at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the University of Perpetual Help Hospital in Las Pinas after his vital signs stabilized, said his sister Rowena who confirmed the story in an interview with DZMM.
The former La Salle star is currently under observation but is conscious, the top official of his PBA ballclub, NLEX, told SPIN.ph on Sunday night.
Cardona lost consciousness but was never comatose, NLEX president Rodrigo Franco added.
ABS-CBN news was the first to report about the story.
With his relationship with live-in partner Bianca reportedly on the rocks, Cardona, 34, allegedly took a huge amount of prescription pills which he even posted on his Instagram account this morning.
He has erased all his other posts on the social media site.
The former La Salle Green Archer made the headlines on the TV Patrol on Saturday evening, after his wife filed a complaint at a Quezon City police station for alleged domestic violence.
Currently on the team’s reserve list after injuring himself in an accident while riding an all terrain vehicle a few months ago, Cardona has not been taking part in NLEX practices for the last two weeks.
A source told SPIN.ph that Cardona is also beset with financial issues.
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