A 39-year-old member asked:
no bowel movement after drinking magnesium citrate? should i take more?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Magnesium sulphate: It takes about 45 minutes to2to3 hours for it to start working, if it has been that long then you can drink more.It will work and you will go to bathroom again and again till your bowels are cleaned.
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Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: People are different, and onset of action can vary from 2-6 hours or so. If sufficient time has elapsed, you may consider taking more, but if constipation is severe, or if there is increasing pain or discomfort, you may need to seek medical attention.
4642 viewsAnswered Sep 20, 2020Merged
Highland Heights, KY
A 38-year-old female asked:
3 weeks no bowel movement. Drank full bottle of magnesium citrate 24 hours ago and still nothing. What can I do?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Constipation: You need to see your doctor ASAP. He/she will likely test to determine if you have a blockage and help you fix it if one is there. This is a dangerous condition so please see doc now to be safe and to feel better. Peace and good health.
598 viewsAnswered Jul 28, 2019
Last updated Sep 20, 2020
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