Joshua Lyon is the author of Pill Head: The Secret Life of a painkiller Addict (Hyperion).
Dr. Garg arrived to confirm the procedure and ask if I had any questions, and the anesthesiologist ordered a painkiller.
I take a triptan called Treximet, which also includes a dose of the painkiller naproxen, the active ingredient in Aleve.
Among the states with the most painkiller prescriptions per person, Alabama, Tennessee, and West Virginia were the top three.
In 2010, more than 16,500 people died from painkiller abuse, more than from heroin and cocaine combined.
painkiller would come next; after that, if need be, would come libations of red ink.
"I guess you'll do well enough without any painkiller," he said to himself.
There's a bottle of painkiller, if that's what ye want, and a packet of salts left—maybe they'd do ye some good.
His days of “painkiller,” which he stocked for trade, had not yet come round.
Gordon found one tablet of painkiller left in the bottle and swallowed it with the dregs of the coffee.