A 37-year-old member asked:
How long does it take for ex-lax to work for bm?
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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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Psychiatry 26 years experience
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