pain pill

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Noun1.pain pill - a medicine used to relieve painpain pill - a medicine used to relieve pain  
acetaminophen, Anacin III, Datril, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, Tylenol - an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
acetanilid, acetanilide, phenylacetamide - a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic
acetophenetidin, acetphenetidin, phenacetin - a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic
amidopyrine, aminopyrine - a white crystalline substance used as an analgesic and antipyretic
acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
codeine - derivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relieve pain)
colchicine - an analgesic drug derived from the saffron plant and used to treat gout
Fentanyl, Sublimaze - trade names of a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive; used as a veterinary anesthetic and with other drugs before, during, and after surgery; also used as a nonlethal gas to incapacitate people in hostage situations; also abused as a recreational drug
Dilaudid, hydromorphone, hydromorphone hydrochloride - a narcotic analgesic (trade name Dilaudid) used to treat moderate to severe pain
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
morphia, morphine - an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain
pentazocine, Talwin - analgesic drug (trade name Talwin) that is less addictive than morphine
phenazopyridine, Pyridium - analgesic (trade name Pyridium) used to treat urinary tract infections
Darvon, propoxyphene, propoxyphene hydrochloride - a mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive
sodium salicylate - a crystalline salt used as an analgesic and antipyretic
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Expert in Opiate Dependency Comments on Recent Increase in Pain Pill Usage
Darvon, a 53-year-old pain pill, will be pulled from the U.
Abbott Laboratories scrapped plans to introduce an abuse-resistant pain pill this year and fired 200 sales representatives that had been added in anticipation of the drug's marketing clearance, people familiar with the matter said.
The blowers' fumes send flames of pain through her lungs that her one allotted pain pill a day can't alleviate, she said.
Flair also confessed that he had never taken a pain pill in his life, but often relied on booze to ease the pain from his wrestling injuries.
Jane gradually learned to breathe through her pain and listened to the music instead of reaching for a pain pill.
Roman says the lucrative nature of the pain pill business, deeply ingrained medical beliefs and residue of the prescribe-first, worry-later attitudes in some corners of the pain management community have made change slow in coming.
The number of opioid pain pill prescriptions written per 100 residents varies by state.
After his doctor stopped prescribing the prescription pain pill, he started buying it on the street.
Now, five years later, pain pill abuse is down, but heroin use has soared.
These survey results help illuminate the disturbing trend that many modern-day heroin users are arriving at that addiction from prescription pain pill addiction.
And because I won't take a pain pill, because those things are like 'wow