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How long till stool softener works usually?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Usually within1-3 d
Depends on dose and type; usually works within 1-3 days.
Check other factors including diet, activity, other meds, other health issues.

In brief: Usually within1-3 d
Depends on dose and type; usually works within 1-3 days.
Check other factors including diet, activity, other meds, other health issues.
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