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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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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).
The factory worker had been given Co-codamol by his doctor for his backache and at the time had expressed concern to her about the amount of painkillers he was taking.
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).
The painkillers were placed at the top of her suitcase, she wasn't hiding them.
Long-term use of prescription painkillers usually begins with a prescription from a doctor, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation and The Washington Post.
His death came five days after he suffered a suspected overdose of the painkiller Percocet while on board his private jet.
Tips for taking painkillers |Watch out for side effects and report them |Never exceed the dose |Read the warnings on the label |Store securely Types of over-the-counter painkillers PARACETAMOL It's non-aspirin and relieves pain, headaches and lowers fever.
Sunderland CCG prescribed the most painkillers with around 350,000 being given to 275,000 people.
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.
The increase in prescription painkiller overdoses among women in the past ten years cannot be linked to one specific cause, but there is a collection of ideas that are likely contributing to the problem.
The state is restricting access to a new class of narcotic painkillers that law enforcement and public health officials across the country fear could worsen drug abuse, officials announced Thursday.
tension can be with a painkiller tension can be with a painkiller "But if you're experiencing migraine attacks weekly or more, ask your GP for a preventative, rather than rescue, drug," advises Dr "But if you're experiencing migraine attacks weekly or more, ask your GP for a preventative, rather than rescue, drug," advises Dr Dowson.
If you find yourself reaching for an over the counter (OTC) painkiller regularly, it maybe time to limit yourself.
ALMOST two in five painkiller users need medication just so they can go to work, a healthcare charity has said.