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Cost Cr10
Size 2.0 grams
Type Drugs
Tech Level TL–6
Weight 2.0 grams
Per dose

An Analgesic is a pharmaceutical drug.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Analgesics, first created at TL-6, are substances that minimize sensitivity to pain. They alleviate symptoms (as opposed to anesthetics, which completely block sensation), and are far more effective than painkillers. A wide variety of substances are used as analgesics and many commercial brands contain additional ingredients (such as caffeine) to improve their efficacy. Analgesics have a cost of Cr10 per dose.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Analgesics may be extremely addictive.

An opine is a form of analgesic.

An overdose of anesthetics will damage the function of internal organs, particularly the liver. A sufficiently large dose may result in liver failure and death.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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