LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11 / AP/ CNS) - UPDATE: 10/22/2015: After several days of apparent progress and encouraging reports Lamar Odom has suffered a serious setback.
According to TMZ he has undergone two emergency surgeries, and is in a fragile mental state.
The hospital and Odom's relatives have not revealed his prognosis, but the family has hinted at a long road ahead, saying they realize his "continued improvement" won't be easy.
The brothel said workers saw him drink alcohol and take supplements sold as "herbal Viagra." The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in 2013 against one brand he took, Reload, after it was found to contain sildenafil, the active ingredient in prescription Viagra.
He also told at least one of the women that he had done cocaine, but the brothel says it did not see him take any drugs.
Love Ranch owner Dennis Hof has said that Odom arrived Oct. 10 for a four-day stay and spent $75,000 on two women who accompanied him in a VIP suite.
Test results from blood samples obtained through a warrant still are pending, and authorities have not ruled out the possibility of taking action against the brothel or Odom.
Lamar Odom was flown by helicopter Monday from Las Vegas to a hospital in Los Angeles, news media outlets reported.
The 35-year-old former Laker and Clipper was accompanied on the 5 p.m.flight by his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian, sources told the cable all-sports network.
Odom had been in the Intensive Care Unit at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas and was considered to be in critical condition, according to various news reports.
He received dialysis treatment on Sunday after previously experiencing kidney failure, according to the syndicated entertainment news program, "Entertainment Tonight."
Odom suffered a medical emergency at the Love Ranch South in Crystal, Nevada, where an ambulance was sent about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly. He was taken to Desert View Hospital in Pahrump, about 20 miles south of Crystal, Wehrly said, and was later transported by ground ambulance to Sunrise.
Wehrly said the sheriff's office received a 911 call from two people at the brothel.
"During that call, the reporting parties informed the Nye County Sheriff's Office dispatch the male had been using cocaine," the sheriff said.
"They confirmed his usage on Saturday but was unsure if it had continued to the weekend. They also informed dispatch that he had used up to 10 tabs of sexual performance enhancer supplements over the last three-day period. He was unconscious but breathing. He had blood coming from his nose and his mouth, along with a white substance."
E! Online reported on Friday that Odom emerged from the coma he had been in since Tuesday, was breathing on his own and even said, "Hey, baby" to Khloe Kardashian. E! broadcasts the various Kardashian reality shows.
Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Khloe's best friend, Malika Haqq, took a private jet from Los Angeles and arrived in Las Vegas on Saturday to reunite with Khloe, who hadn't left Odom's bedside at Sunrise
Hospital since arriving there Tuesday night, "Entertainment Tonight" reported.