8 November 2011 7:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The rumors can be put to rest. Apparently Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards's slurred speech and strange behavior are a result of the combination of medications she's taking, not illegal drugs or alcohol, according to her costar, Dr. Paul Nassif. On Monday's episode, during a consultation with Adrienne Maloof's plastic surgeon husband, Richards, 46, revealed she's been taking the anti-anxiety medication Lexapro, the antidepressant Trazadone, and Topamax, an anti-seizure medication which can be used to treat alcoholism. "I'm glad you told me this, because now it all makes sense," Nassif tells her. "[The combination] is going to make »


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