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Is albuterol indicated for pneumonia?

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30 May 2011

Pneumonia is a respiratory condition in which there is infection of the lung.

Bronchodilator treatments such as albuterol may or may not be required depending on your symptoms.

See the link below for more information.
http://www.drugs.com/enc/pneumonia.html

26 Jun 2011

I am amazed to find no evidence that supports the routine use of albuterol for pneumonia without additional pre-existing pulmonary problems. Investigating this question I was only able to find a protocol in the cochrane database from September 2010 that suggests this question is being investigated.

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