End of Life

Addressing Pain

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A person in pain should take just enough pain medicine to keep pain under control. Strong pain medicine does have side effects, but most decrease or go away over time or are easy to manage. Most experts believe the risk of addiction for people near the end of life who take morphine and other opiates for pain relief is very low.