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painkiller

n. liquor. (see also feeling no pain.) Pass that bottle of painkiller over here. My throat hurts.
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The team used a mathematical model and found that painkillers as used in the US could be increasing the transmission of ordinary winter flu by up to 5 percent.
If you have had any changes to your regular medication since the last purchase of any painkillers held at home, ensure you consult your GP or pharmacist before taking them.
People with cardiac problems and especially asthma patients are not supposed to take painkillers without consulting a doctor.
This puts the heart risks of generic NSAIDs on a par with a newer class of NSAIDs known as COX-2 inhibitors or coxibs, which includes Vioxx - a painkiller that US drugmaker Merck pulled from sale in 2004 because of links to heart risks.
On some days, it is estimated 2,000 ampules of these painkillers were being administered at SMC alone," sources said.
More than one in three people questioned said they are worried about their dependency on pills to manage their daily life, with a similar number requiring painkillers to continue working.
Earlier this year, Omega Pharma acquired a number of European over-the-counter brands of British pharmaceutical group GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK), including the Soldapeine painkiller.
Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) in Middlesbrough and Hartlepool each spent more than pounds 15 per person on prescribing painkillers in the financial year 2010/11.
Prescription painkillers kill about twice as many people as cocaine and five times as many as heroin.
It makes absolute sense to combine these two painkillers in one tablet, making it ideal for people with dental pain, migraine, and period pains, which may require stronger and longer-lasting pain relief than can be delivered by either ibuprofen or paracetamol on their own.
But if you keep taking certain painkillers, they may not kill just your pain.
Pfaffenrath and the Badr Al Samaa Polyclinic at Ruwi, says every third patient he sees takes painkillers, mostly paracetamol, almost on a daily basis.
QMY GP said my painkillers are causing my headaches.
But while over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers usually do a great job of keeping pain at bay, some people just don't use them as well as they should.