This laxative works pretty well at relieving constipation, although it can have some uncomfortable side effects in the way that it actually works to clean a person out. Personally, I think that a name brand equivalent product would work just as well or even better, and it would probably be a little bit less uncomfortable as it is actually working. But a name brand product would cost more, so one must weigh how much he wants to spend with the results that he would see. Effectiveness This product certainly will clean a person out and provide relief from constipation. The relief may be somewhat uncomfortable to experience, but it is still pretty effective. Ease of Use This product is pretty easy to use. The smallish bottle is also pretty portable, allowing it to be taken easily when traveling. Immediacy The effects are not absolutely immediate, but they do come pretty quickly. When they do come, then the need to deal with them is very immediate.