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What does PK stand for?

PK stands for Pain Killer (band and medicine)

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A MOTHER found guilty of poisoning her own baby with a powerful pain killer murdered out of a craving for attention, a judge told her today.
Byline: Dr Nick Simons Q DEAR Doctor, I am planning to go abroad, and currently need to take pain killers for a back problem.
They include nine boxes of methadone containing 60 tablets each, morphine, 180 boxes of Filnarine which are morphine sulphate tablets in various colours, Temgesic, and Fentenyl patches which are pain killers.
The results reveal: - 38% of men and women suffer from pain daily - 57% take over the counter pain killers - BUT, 37% are worried about the side effects - And, 87% say pain killers don't often work - 35% of men and women have had to take time off work due to pain - The young are more inclined to take over the counter pain killers than the older generation (63% vs 43%) Dr Jim Lawrie, GP at a busy London practice, who is available for comment said "This research reflects what our patients have been telling us for a while, and it's not just the patients who are concerned; in our practice we have reduced the amount of pain killers we are prescribing, if a patient needs pain relief we are going back to recommending paracetamol, not because it is more effective but because it's safer.
Cllr Turner,40, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis four years ago and says that without strong anti-inflammatory drugs and pain killers she would be unable to walk.