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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ex Lax: Ex Lax usually leads to a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Both are laxatives: Dulcolax (bisacodyl) & Ex Lax (Sennoside / Senna) are both laxatives. Similar effect but two different medications.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: It is possible to overdose on any medication. If you overdose on this particular one, you will definitely feel it.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ex-lax overdose: Some of the most common potential side effects with Dulcolax are diarrhea, abdominal cramps/pain, indigestion, ^ gas, weakness, feeling dizzy, ^ thirs ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
8 hours: Ex-lax usually takes up to 8 hours to work. You need fiber to keep regular. Also increasing your water intake helps. High fat and processed foods can ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably safe.: Expiration dates for oral meds are usually very conservative and have to do with marketing, product cycling and regulatory issues than potency. As lon ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Should wear off: It should wear off in a day or less. Then you can get back to normal. If you have diarrhea, then be sure to drink extra liquids to avoid dehydration ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Follow directions: With any otc laxative, follow the directions. Do not take more medicine before directed. If constipation is an issue, i suggest good hydration, a bala ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
It wont be fun: Yes, you will have cramping and diarhea. How did you take too much by accident? And how much is too much. These are important details that you left ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ex Lax: Ex Lax usually leads to a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours. Diarrhea is a potential side effect from Sennoside laxatives.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Suppositories: Work right away. Oral tablets take few hours, be patient.
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