Synonyms of 'analgesic'
painkillerDictionary, narcotic, palliativeThe hospital advised an analgesic for shoulder pains.
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If something, especially a drug, has a narcotic effect, it makes the person who uses it feel sleepy.
drugs which have a narcotic effect
Narcotics are drugs such as opium or heroin which make you sleepy and stop you feeling pain. You can also use narcotics, especially in American English, to mean any kind of illegal drug.
He appears to be under the influence of some sort of narcotic.
Thesaurus for analgesic from the Collins English Thesaurus
An analgesic drug reduces the effect of pain .