(Chiefly of a drug) acting to relieve pain.
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- The regular intake of three or more analgesic tablets daily or narcotics or ergotamine on more than two days a week are suggested arbitrary limits.
- Because of the high incidence of breakthrough pain, it is important for patients to have immediate-release analgesic medication available.
- They are given a log to record the quantity and type of pain experienced and the time and type of analgesic medications used, as well as a visual analog scale to score their daily pain rating.