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29 year old talking irrelevant things, memory loss. Taking oxcarbazepine, fluxetine, trifluperazine and olanzapine. What are these medicines for?

hi Dr. My wife is 29 yr old and on 05.August 2012 she started behaving abnormally first time ,she started saying many ir-relivant things . She was taken to doctor and she was prescribed 1. oxcarbazepine tab 150 mg twice a day 2. Fluoxetine tablet 20 mg once in morning. 3. Trifluoperazine - 2.5 mg + Trihexyphenidyl Hydrochloride - 1 mg. twice a day 4. olanzapine tab 5 mg - once at bed time at night. medicine is being taken as prescribed . She started behaving normally on 06.08.2012 but she has the tendency of forgetness. Kindly advise is this the effect of medicine
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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Your wife is young and there is along life ahead and so we need to be sure of the initial diagnosis. Was she evaluated with scans etc before starting the medications? She is on multiple medications which have effect on brain and so milf forgetfulness with them can be expected. However if it is too much and initial diagnosis is not clear then doctor has to persist with evaluation for reaching at the root cause.
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