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ogy at the Uni­ver­sity of Leu­ven, Bel­gium, and the Uni­ver­sity of Am­s­ter­dam. Cap­saicin isn’t sold as a drug, but some doc­tors or phar­ma­cists may be able to or­der it and pre­pare the spray them­selves.

Other types of NAR can be treated phar­ma­ceu­ti­cally, as well; for in­stance, the age-re­lated vari­ant re­sponds well to nasal sprays con­tain­ing a drug called ipra­t­ropium bro­mide. Your doc­tor should be able to help you fig­ure out if any med­i­ca­tions make sense for your par­tic­u­lar case.

Ap­prox­i­mately of chronic rhini­tis

cases are not caused by al­ler­gies.

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