Examples of painkiller in a Sentence
I took some over-the-counter painkillers for my headache.
a lot of painkillers have turned out to be addictive substances for patients
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Since 2000, the number of deaths from opioids — which includes painkillers and heroin — in the U.S. has risen more than 137 percent, according to TIME.
Their arrests are part of the U.S. Justice Department’s first-ever indictments against Chinese manufacturers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs — the synthetic painkillers blamed for surging overdose deaths around the country.
The closest parallel to the Iditarod case may be an episode at the 1968 Kentucky Derby, won by Dancer's Image, who tested positive for the painkiller phenylbutazone.
Deaths attributable to heroin, painkillers, and — now leading the pack — fentanyl continued to surge last year, accounting for the bulk of a record 59,000–65,000 drug-overdose deaths.
Landrieu said education can start before people become addicted by engaging pharmacies to provide information about treatment and signs of addiction when filling prescriptions for opioid painkillers.
In 2016, the majority of overdose deaths were not from prescription painkillers or even heroin.
Before becoming sheriff, Koutoujian was a state lawmaker who lead health committees for a decade as prescription painkiller and heroin deaths in Massachusetts and across the country were on the rise.
The family of drugs that includes heroin, many prescription painkillers and powerful synthetic opiates such as fentanyl and carfentanil.
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