How do medications treat hyposmia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

While medications cannot treat hyposmia itself, they can often treat the underlying cause. When hyposmia is caused by an upper respiratory infection, antibiotics, anti-fungal medications, or anti-viral medications might help you recover. If your hyposmia occurs as a result of a particular medication, a change in medication could help.

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