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analgesic

 [an″al-je´zik]
1. relieving pain.
2. pertaining to analgesia.
3. an agent that relieves pain without causing loss of consciousness.
narcotic analgesic opioid analgesic.
nonsteroidal antiinflammatory analgesic (NSAIA) nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug.
opiate analgesic (opioid analgesic) any of a class of compounds that bind with a number of closely related specific receptors (opioid receptors) in the central nervous system to block the perception of pain or affect the emotional response to pain; such compounds include opium and its derivatives, as well as a number of synthetic compounds, and are used for moderate to severe pain. Chronic administration or abuse may lead to dependence.

an·al·ge·sic

(an'ăl-jē'zik),
1. A compound capable of producing analgesia, that is, one that relieves pain by altering the perception of nociceptive stimuli without producing anesthesia or loss of consciousness. Synonym(s): analgetic (1)
2. Characterized by reduced response to painful stimuli. Synonym(s): antalgic

analgesic

(ăn′əl-jē′zĭk, -sĭk)
n.
A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
adj.
Of or causing analgesia.

an·al·ge·sic

(an'ăl-jē'zik)
1. A compound capable of producing analgesia, i.e., one that relieves pain by altering perception of nociceptive stimuli without producing anesthesia or loss of consciousness.
2. Characterized by reduced response to painful stimuli.

analgesic

1. Pain-relieving.
2. A pain-relieving drug.

analgesic

a substance that reduces pain without causing unconsciousness.

Analgesic

A medication that relieves pain without causing loss of consciousness. Over-the-counter analgesics include aspirin and NSAIDs.

analgesic 

A remedy or agent that relieves pain.

an·al·ge·sic

(an'ăl-jē'zik)
1. A compound capable of producing analgesia, i.e., one that relieves pain by altering the perception of nociceptive stimuli without producing anesthesia or loss of consciousness.
2. Characterized by reduced response to painful stimuli.
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Opioid analgesics sold in Japan by Daiichi Sankyo comprise the hydromorphone hydrochloride formulations Narusus[R] Tablets (extended release formulation), Narurapid[R] Tablets (immediate release formulation) and Naruvein[R] Injection (injection formulation), the oxycodone hydrochloride formulations OxycodoneExtended Release Tablets "Daiichi Sankyo" (extended release formulation) and OxycodoneTablets "Daiichi Sankyo" (immediate release formulation) and Oxycodone Injections "Daiichi Sankyo" that has just been launched, as well as the fentanyl citrate tape formulation Fentanyl Citrate Tape for 1 day "Daiichi Sankyo" (transdermal absorption formulation).
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Analgesic Solutions, LLC is in the development of new pain medications and in the support of clinical trials in which pain is an indicator of an underlying condition.
Jeffrey Litwin, chiefoperating officer of WCG, said that together with WCG's MedAvante-ProPhase service line, Analgesic Solutions encompasses a comprehensive view of the subjective responses of patients in clinical trials.
The strengths of the current study are that radiant heat (tail flick) method was used for screening analgesic potential of EELSR which is a reliable, reproducible, and extensively used method for screening centrally acting analgesics.
He notes that the company offers a range of pain relief solutions within internal analgesics that target different types of body pain.
Local anaesthetic infilt-ration at incision wound is simple, safe, effective and good substitute to reduce the post operative pain scores and also reduce the frequency of analgesic necessity after surgery up to 12 hours2.
The mean duration of first rescue analgesic requirement was 5.1 hours in the intervention group and 6.8 hours in the control group (p=0.332).
Responsible self-medication: Perceived risks and benefits of over-the- counter analgesic use.
Concentric Analgesic's lead investigational product candidates, CA-008 and CA-011, convert into capsaicin, a potent TRPV-1 agonist that evokes an initial neuronal excitation that is followed by a durable refractory state to provide long lasting analgesia.
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