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synonyms for painkiller

  • aspirin
  • drug
  • medicine
  • morphine
  • ointment
  • opiate
  • sedative
  • tranquilizer
  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • dope
  • alleviative
  • pain reliever
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In their suit, Justice Department lawyers contend Walmart executives set up a system that turned its 5,000 in-store pharmacies into one of the country’s biggest suppliers of highly addictive opioid painkillers.
U.S. GOVERNMENT ACCUSES WALMART OF FUELING OPIOID CRISIS, ALLEGING IT IGNORED INTERNAL WARNINGS FROM PHARMACISTSKDUNN6DECEMBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
In this case, Turner’s son wanted to see her so he could refill his prescription for painkillers.
DOCTOR AT CENTER OF VACCINE SCANDAL ACCUSED OF OVERPRESCRIBING OPIOIDSWILL HUNTSBERRYDECEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Patients still needed infusions and relied on painkillers, mostly opioids, to manage episodes of intense, often debilitating pain.
SCIENCE MIGHT FINALLY HAVE A FIX FOR THIS RARE BLOOD DISORDERNICK FOURIEZOSDECEMBER 15, 2020OZY
Members of the Sackler family own and formerly directed Purdue Pharma, which introduced the powerful opioid painkiller OxyContin in 1996.
SACKLERS—WHO MADE $11 BILLION OFF OPIOID CRISIS—TO PAY $225 MILLION IN DAMAGESBETH MOLEOCTOBER 22, 2020ARS TECHNICA
When you hear about people using, and dying from, heroin — an illegal drug — you might think of them as a different category of drug user than the people who take legal prescription painkillers.
THE OPIOID TRAGEDY, PART 1: “WE’VE ADDICTED AN ENTIRE GENERATION” (EP. 402)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 16, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Stuffed himself till his hide was stretched as tight as a sausage skin, and then howled for painkiller.
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SONGEORGE HORACE LORIMER
Gordon found one tablet of painkiller left in the bottle and swallowed it with the dregs of the coffee.
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Painkiller would come next; after that, if need be, would come libations of red ink.
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He once had some painkiller administered to him by Tom Sawyer.
THE LIBRARIAN AT PLAYEDMUND LESTER PEARSON
"I guess you'll do well enough without any painkiller," he said to himself.
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WORDS RELATED TO PAINKILLER

  • anesthetic
  • anodyne
  • painkiller
  • soother
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