The pain may be stilled, and the disease forgotten, but it has not been removed; its symptom has been narcotized.
He narcotized her, took her in a train to a hospital, delivered her by cesarean section, and saved her and the child.
Very rarely a dog may fail to come readily under the influence of morphia, may be excited by it, not narcotized.
narcotize nar·co·tize (när'kə-tīz')
v. nar·co·tized, nar·co·tiz·ing, nar·co·tiz·es
To place under the influence of a narcotic.