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Synonyms for reliever

a person who helps

Synonyms for reliever

someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies

a pitcher who does not start the game

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Symbicort Turbuhaler is approved as a maintenance and reliever therapy in many countries for moderate-to-severe asthma, and as an anti-inflammatory reliever as-needed in patients with mild asthma in Brazil and Russia.
"In the U.S., pain relievers are one of the most frequently abused among all prescription drugs," says McCrossan.
Four Tri-City relievers slowed the bleeding, but the Ems weren't headed after that.
The report also revealed that almost 100,000 people with asthma have been prescribed too many "short-acting" reliever inhalers - some as many as 12 in a year - without following national clinical guidelines.
Mike Corin then took reliever Chris Dious deep with two out in the ninth to send it into extra innings.
Survey data from 2008 through 2011 identified 11,018,735 respondents who said they misused an opioid pain reliever either by obtaining the drug without a prescription or by getting a prescription but taking the drug strictly because of the feeling or experience it provided.
Alday-Magpantay says that an over-the-counter pain reliever brand such as Panadol is a welcome addition in the local medicine market.
A: Often using the reliever inhaler will be enough to relieve his symptoms when he starts having an attack.
Elsewhere, Texas reliever Koji Uehara retired both of the only two batters he faced in the seventh inning as the AL West-leading Rangers routed the Oakland Athletics 7-1.
The Texas Rangers were also active ahead of the 2000 GMT deadline, acquiring reliever Mike Adams from the San Diego Padres for two minor league pitching prospects.
Importantly, asthma was also managed without daily treatment if the corticosteroids were combined with the 'reliever' inhaler.
Jonathan Papelbon reached a $9.35 million settlement with the Boston Red Sox, setting a record for a reliever with four years of major league service time.
This study was focused on those recipients who were taking a COX-2 inhibitor and as a result of the PAR switched to (1) an NSAID or a salicylate and associated costs to treat or prevent GI events with gastroprotectant drug therapy, and (2) another type of pain reliever other than COX-2 inhibitors, NSAIDs, or salicylates.
It was not until 1974 that a reliever, Mike Marshall of the Los Angeles Dodgers, won the Cy Young Award.
Tart cherries are also rich in melatonin, which has been shown to act as a pain reliever.