An analgesic or painkiller is any member of the group of drugs used to achieve analgesia, relief from pain. Analgesic drugs act in various ways on the peripheral and central nervous systems. Analgesics are a class of drugs that relieve pain without causing the loss of consciousness, as explained in the Spine-health glossary.
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