How can my friend have any energy and stay awake while getting hospice care for cancer? He sleeps so much. Of course on lots of pain meds.

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I THINK THE MEDS ARE KEEPING HIM TO SLEEP. AS I STILL UNDERSTAND THE CHOICE DRUG IS MORPHINE. THAT AND MAYBE A COMBINATION OF OTHER DRUGS ARE MOST LIKELY USED..
THIS HAS TO BE VERY PAINFUL FOR YOU TO SEE BUT REMEMBER HOW MUCH PAIN YOUR FRIEND IS IN AND WOULD SURELY WANT IT TO BE THAT WAY.
I HAD A SISTER WHO WENT THRU THAT AND SHE COULD NOT STAY AWAKE, BUT WHEN I COULD FINALLY GET SOME WORDS FROM HER WHEN SHE WAS AWAKE SHE SAID " I AM GOING TO WORK"OF COURSE WE FEEL SO SORRY FOR THEM BUT WE ARE AT THE SAME TIME FEELING VERY HELPLESS FOR THEM.
WISHING YOU THE BEST.

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