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# painkillers

Last year
Waiting lists and shortage of pain specialists blamed for dependency on codeine painkillers
All time
Taking painkillers in pregnancy 'more likely to lead to complications'
The US is suing Walmart over the opioid crisis
'Any time there is medication involved everyone needs to be very, very cautious'
How common is the use of painkillers in modern rugby?
'A difene and a couple of co-codamol': O'Driscoll opens up on painkiller use in rugby
Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study
Singer Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says
British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt
Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day
New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects
Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients'
Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers