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I gave Renfield a strong opiate tonight, enough to make even him sleep, and took away his pocketbook to look at it.
The repast of that hour was wanting in the inharmonious accompaniment with which Esther ordinarily enlivened their meals; for the effects of the powerful opiate the Doctor had administered still muddled her intellects.
Altogether, I have never, on any occasion, made one at such a cosey, dosey, old-fashioned, time-forgotten, sleepy-headed little family-party in all my life; and I felt it would be quite a soothing opiate to belong to it in any character - except perhaps as a suitor.
He is enjoined to silence and to rest, and they have given him some opiate to lull his pain, for his old enemy is very hard with him.
I am convinced he used reading as an opiate against the pain of his magnanimity which like all abnormal growths was gnawing at his healthy substance with cruel persistence.
But the nation's current struggle with opiates is perhaps most insidious for the fact it stems from something legal, created to bring relief and still commonly prescribed by doctors.
There was a total of 23 deaths involving opiates such as heroin across the area in 2014, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the highest number in a year since 2010.
Some patients dose daily over weeks or months as a way to slowly detox from abused opiates.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 3, 2015-Sun Pharmaceuticals acquires GlaxoSmithKline's Australian opiates business
M2 PHARMA-September 3, 2015-Sun Pharmaceuticals acquires GlaxoSmithKline's Australian opiates business
NEW YORK -- Research that was released recently by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirms several "disconnects" in the pain-related communication between health care prescribes of prescription opiates and their patients.
DILIP Shanghvi- led Sun Pharma, the country's largest drugmaker by sales, will acquire Glaxo- SmithKline's opiates business in Australia for an undisclosed amount to strengthen its painkiller portfolio.