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what is the definition or description of: pain killer?

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Dr. Mark Moran
18 years experience Pain Management
Narcotic: Most people think pain killer means narcotics. But there are many non narcotic pain medicines such as anti inflammatories, muscle relaxants, nerve calming meds, and anxiety meds.
Answered on Jul 29, 2013
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: An analgesic (also known as a painkiller) is any member of the group of drugs used to relieve pain.
Answered on Jan 17, 2013

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