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Who is most at risk for rhinitis medicamentosa?

People who misuse or overuse medicated nasal sprays or drops are most at risk for rhinitis medicamentosa. The condition is caused by improper use of these medications. People who take some oral contraceptives, antipsychotic drugs, or antihypertensive drugs can also develop the condition.

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