How long does it take for citrate of magnesia to act?

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2 Dec 2010

Magnesium Citrate Solution is a laxative. It works by attracting and retaining water in the intestine, which allows the bowel to evacuate.
The time it takes to act can vary anywhere from half an hour to five hours.
http://www.drugs.com/ppa/magnesium-citrate.html

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