Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of analgesic.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The treatment provides pain relief and improves one's quality of life-if given to appropriately selected candidates in whom conventional medical treatment has failed (such as analgesics or narcotic drugs that provide minimal or no pain release or doses that are intolerable), he further explained.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Alcohol may have a dangerous interaction with many common medications taken by youth such as analgesics and cold/flu medicines.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • For example, the word "analgesics" was changed to "pain relievers," and the questions tried to probe deeper into whether servicemembers were using prescribed medications in ways not intended by their doctors.

    Stars and Stripes

  • For example, the word "analgesics" was changed to "pain relievers," and the questions tried to probe deeper into whether servicemembers were using prescribed medications in ways not intended by their doctors.

    Stars and Stripes

  • Needless pain is a tragedy when good research has taught so much about the nature of pain and the role of analgesics pain medicine and other therapeutic modalities in its management.

    Hollye Harrington Jacobs: Breast Cancer and Surgery: What a Pain!

  • On Thursday, it listed the brands to be sold, including Alli, the analgesics Solpadeine and Goody's and the vitamin brand Abtei.

    Glaxo to Shed Its OTC Diet Drug, Alli

  • The word in Tante Marie-Françoise's piece that caught my eye was "anodin" ( "conversations anodines"); a similar-looking word in English is "anodyne", which refers to pain-killers or analgesics.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Opiate narcotic analgesics typically sell on the street for a dollar a milligram, making them attractive for drug dealers to obtain from those prescribed the drugs, which they resale on the black market.

    Gregory Bunt, M.D.: The Prescription Opiate Arms Race

  • Some of the most commonly stolen items are infant formula, razor blades, batteries, analgesics, cosmetics and gift cards, according to the National Retail Federation, a trade group.

    House passes bill to fight organized retail crime

  • Needless pain is a tragedy when good research has taught so much about the nature of pain and the role of analgesics pain medicine and other therapeutic modalities in its management.

    Hollye Harrington Jacobs: Breast Cancer and Surgery: What a Pain!

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.