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painkiller

1. an analgesic drug or agent
2. anything that relieves pain
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I couldn't even walk after Montpellier, and if it was not for the painkilling injection, I doubt I would be on court today," Paire said after his tough three-set victory against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka late on Monday.
Unfortunately, what we have been seeing is an exploitation of painkilling medications.
I was given a painkilling injection before I was discharged from the hospital.
DETECTIVES are investigating how bottles of painkilling morphine on a hospital ward were diluted with water, it has been disclosed.
Bahrain has banned the use of the painkilling drug, Distalgesic, health officials have declared.
Webber has admitted he required a painkilling cortisone injection to see him through the race at Suzuka in which he finished second to Red Bull Racing team-mate Sebastian Vettel.
The charges related to her injecting patients with high doses of painkilling drugs such as morphine and diamorphine at Airedale General Hospital, near Keighley, West Yorkshire.
SINGING star Katherine Jenkins has had a painkilling injection to start her UK tour - after being injured while running.
The certainty with which Gerrard made his declaration has led to speculation the midfielder would be prepared to have the kind of painkilling injection which allowed him to get through Liverpool's Premier League encounter with Chelsea at Anfield last month.
Painkilling drugs such as Vicodin and OxyContin may seem safe because they're available by prescription, but many teens don't realize that they are also very addictive if not used as directed by a physician.
If a tooth needs extracting, is the horse given a painkilling injection, or is he put to sleep while the work is completed?
Those drugs, which are sometimes referred to as narcotics, are prescribed for their potent painkilling ability and have the potential for addiction.