Analgesic

drugs used to relieve pain
(Redirected from Painkiller)

Analgetics (one analgetic) (or analgesics) is a word for some drugs that are used to stop pain.[1] These are also known as painkillers.[2] There are several kinds of painkillers. All act on the nervous system. Some painkillers (such as opioids) can make people addicted if they are taken for a long time. Some painkillers have side effects that can harm people when they take too much (e.g., too much paracetamol can be dangerous for the liver)

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Types of AnalgesicsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Analgesic | Definition of Analgesic by Lexico". Lexico Dictionaries | English. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  2. "Thesaurus results for ANALGESIC". www.merriam-webster.com. Retrieved 2019-10-06.