Synonyms of 'painkiller'
Try a painkiller such as paracetamol.
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Anaesthetic is a substance that doctors use to stop you feeling pain during an operation, either in the whole of your body when you are unconscious, or in a part of your body when you are awake.
The operation is carried out under general anaesthetic.
An analgesic is an analgesic drug.
The hospital advised an analgesic for shoulder pains.
Thesaurus for painkiller from the Collins English Thesaurus
A painkiller is a drug which reduces or stops physical pain.