A 27-year-old male asked:
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On average how long does it take for a probiotic pill to take effect after taking it? By effect I mean when it will reach your large colon?

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Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
18-30 hrs : this is called vowel transit time and it is normally 18-30 hours
Answered on Apr 23, 2016

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