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A 37-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for ex-lax to work for bm?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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 contribute to constipation.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

How quickly does ex-lax work?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ex Lax: Ex Lax usually leads to a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.
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