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, any of a diverse group of drugs used to relieve pain. Analgesic drugs include the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as the salicylates, acetaminophen, narcotic drugs such as morphine, and synthetic drugs with morphinelike action such as meperidine
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Of those who used pain relievers, 48% used Vicodin, Lortab, or Lorcet; 34% used Darvocet, Darvon, or Tylenol with codeine; and 20% used Percocet, Percodan, or Tylox.
Examples include benzodiazepines, darvon, and phenobarbital.
A 2001 government survey found that close to 3 million kids between 12 and 17 had used prescription drugs, such as Darvon, Demerol, OxyContin, Percodan and Vicodin, for "fun.
People addicted to pharmaceutical opiates, such as Vicodin, Oxycontin, Darvon, Percocet and other prescription painkillers, would be candidates for the new drug, he said.
Examples of narcotics would be the use of heroin, morphine, codeine, hydrocodone (Lorcet, Vicodin, Hycodan, Tussionex), hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percodan, Percocet, Tylox, Roxicet, Roxicodone), methadone (Dolophine, Methadase), fentanyl and analogs (Innovar, Sublimaze, Alfenta, Sufenta, Duragesic), and other narcotics (opium, Darvon, Talwin, Buprenorphine, Meperidine or Pethidine, Demerol).
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