The Shaykh detested painkillers

Reference: ad-Durr ath-Thameen fee Tarjamti Faqeehil-Ummah al-‘Allaamah ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Page 377

The Shaykh detested (analgesic) painkillers, as one of the doctors who was treating him said:

…they caused him to sleep and prevent him from teaching and standing the night in prayer.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.