Table 4: Symptom control drug use.

WHO Class 1 Analgesic,
for example, Paracetamol
WHO Class 2 Analgesic,
for example, Codeine
WHO Class 3 Analgesic,
for example, Morphine sulphate
Agent specified for neuropathic pain,
for example,
Gabapentin
Agent specified for dyspnoea,
for example, Lorazepam

Patients using 70 52 52 23 12
% 86 64 64 28 15
Median time started before death in weeks (Range) 39.7
(1–202)
32.3
(2–206)
13.9
(1–106)
11.1
(1–83)
3.4
(1–56)