I took 2 caps of activated charcoal and after a couple hours nothing happened so according to the instructions obn bottle, I took another however no only did nothinhappen but now I am constipated and bloated. How do I get bowel movement now?
Firstly, why were you taking the charcoal? I use it, sometimes, but never to relieve constipation. It is constipating.
Now, you have taken it, so let's try and deal with where you are now.
Have you tried stool softeners?
I use a product called Lactulose. It is a syrupy substance and what it does is pull water into the bowels. It does take a few hours to work AND you will have a lot of gas! It is nasty! It does work. It is available, at least here in Canada, behind the pharmacy counter. Here you do not need a prescription.
Let me know if this works for you!
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