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How long does it take for ex-lax to move bowels?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ex Lax

Ex Lax usually leads to a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.

In brief: Ex Lax

Ex Lax usually leads to a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
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