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painkiller

1. an analgesic drug or agent
2. anything that relieves pain
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Apart from the obvious fairness issue for those countries which don't or can't provide enough good painkillers for their people, I was struck by the trend for prescribing more and more painkillers in the UK (which would lie within the richest 10% category).
In her report, the GP said: "I prescribed him Co-codamol and we had a discussion because he was concerned about the amount of painkillers he was already taking.
by Agence France-PresseThe strong painkiller is tightly controlled in Egypt where it is often abused as a recreational drug.
A Newcastle University study has highlighted a "clear association" between taking opioid painkillers and poor cardiometabolic health (the inter-related health of the metabolism, heart and blood vessels).
According to her family, she had brought the painkillers for her Egyptian husband who had a bad back and who she visited about four times a year.
Researchers from Germany, Finland and Canada studied ordinary painkillers or oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like naproxen, celebrex, ibuprofen, voltaren and rofecoxib.
Dubai: Seven people were arrested by Dubai Police in four major drug busts last month resulting in the seizure of thousands of illicit painkillers, heroin and crystal meth, police confirmed on Tuesday.
Released in December and based on responses from adults who took painkillers for two months or more in the previous two years for issues other than cancer or terminal illness, the Survey of Long-Term Prescription Painkiller Users and Their Household Members found that 44 percent began taking the pills for chronic pain, 25 percent for pain after surgery and 25 percent for pain following an accident or injury.
ASPIRIN This is an anti-inflammatory as well as a painkiller.
Sunderland CCG prescribed the most painkillers with around 350,000 being given to 275,000 people.
A manforged a doctor's stamp to allow him and an accomplice to buy restricted painkillers from pharmacies, a court has heard.
WASHINGTON -- Health care providers wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioid painkillers in 2012--many more in some states than in others--according to a report released last month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.