Is it okay to take a laxative before sleep?

Answer Go to bed. They are not strong enough to cause you to have a bowel movement without waking up prior to the event.

Top Q&A For: Is it okay to take a laxative before sleep

Is taking a laxative and a sleep aid together, okay?

Only if you want brown sheets in the morning.

I just took a laxative?

It makes you have a BM easier than if you didn't take one...

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What's a laxative?

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