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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is ex-lax stronger than bisacodyl 5mg?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
No: Biscodyl is a stool softener whereas exlax is a laxitive.

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Ex-lax or Dulcolax stronger?

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Prefer ducolax: Strong but less harmful to you.
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