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Fort Knox, KY
A 34-year-old female asked:

Could albuterol clear pleural effusion and atelectasis after pneumonia is already cleared?

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Dr. Jason Sample
General Surgery 26 years experience
No: It will not clear an effusion. Albuterol is a bronchodilator (it opens up smaller airways).
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