painkiller

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painkiller

1. an analgesic drug or agent
2. anything that relieves pain
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The tighter plan restrictions on opioid painkillers were part of a White House briefing on drug policy held Monday.
Stuart Gale, chief pharmacist at oxfordonlinepharmacy.co.uk, explains everything you need to know about the four main pbw painkillers you can buy over the counter without a prescription.
Although considerably lower-risk than illegal street opioids like heroin, an overdose of prescription painkillers can still kill the user.
The use of opioid painkillers such as morphine and fentanyl has risen more than 60 per cent in a decade.
I have taken painkillers for things like period pain and, more recently, muscle pain for Dancing on Ice.
Chief pharmacist at oxfordonlinepharmacy.co.uk Stuart Gale explains what you need to know about the four main painkillers you can buy over the counter without a prescription.
The former Leinster, Ireland and British and Irish Lions centre explained on the Irish podcast Off The Ball how he had taken painkillers in order to "give yourself a chance of playing your best game".
Difene, the active component in one of the world's most-used painkillers, Diclofenac,has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke in a major study.
A There is a phenomenon called "medication-overuse headaches" (MOH), which can occur if a person takes painkillers more than two or three times a week.
Altogether, they had information on nearly 1.4 million diclofenac users, 3.9 million ibuprofen users, 292, 000 naproxen users, 765, 00 paracetamol users, and 1.3 million people not on any of these painkillers.
After all, it would not be ethical to give humans potentially risky painkillers just to see how it played out in the lab.