Analgesic vs Cyclobenzaprine - What's the difference?

analgesic | cyclobenzaprine |


As nouns the difference between analgesic and cyclobenzaprine

is that analgesic is analgesic while cyclobenzaprine is a particular antidepressant generally prescribed as an analgesic and muscle relaxant.

As an adjective analgesic

is analgesic.

analgesic

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pharmacology) Any medicine, such as aspirin, that reduces pain without inducing unconsciousness.
  • * 2004 , Jocoby, David B. and Youngson, R. M., Encyclopedia of Family Health , Marshall Cavendish, pg. 137:
  • I am taking an analgesic . Is it safe to drink alcholic beverages?
  • * 2010 , Associated Press staff, Cadence signs option to buy Incline] ([http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9GFT6CO0.htm original copy), Bloomberg Businessweek:
  • Incline makes Ionsys, a potential analgesic for adult inpatients requiring opioid pain treatment after surgery.

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    References

    * " Analgesics]". [http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/MBrowser.html MeSH 2010 , National Library of Medicine.

    See also

    * painkiller

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (medicine) Of or relating to analgesia; anodyne.
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    Anagrams

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    cyclobenzaprine

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • A particular antidepressant generally prescribed as an analgesic and muscle relaxant.