An important message from Express Chemist

In these unprecedented times due to COVID-19 we are listening to the latest advice from the government and their health specialists. We are continuing to work in these challenging times so that we can serve the needs of our customers.

Please note that we are receiving a particularly high volume of orders, enquiries, telephone calls and emails. We are working exceptionally hard to process orders and respond to customer enquiries as quickly as possible. Unfortunately it is currently taking a little longer to process and dispatch orders than usual, so please allow 2-3 working days for shipment.

Please also note that postal services and couriers are experiencing similar challenges so please allow longer delivery times than usual. We would be grateful if you can be patient and not contact us regarding your order before these times are up so we can reduce the pressure on our customer service team.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

If you have symptoms of coronavirus stay at home and self-isolate for 10 days.
For information about coronavirus please click here.

Keep well and stay safe.

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this website you are giving consent to cookies being used. For more information please view our Privacy Policy.

Movicol 30 13.8g Sachets

Product code: 2645083
  • Pharmacy Only Medicine
(incl VAT)
Movicol 13.8g sachet powder for oral solution is a laxative for the treatment of constipation. Suitable for adults, adolescents and the elderly. Movicol is a powder that is added to water to make an oral solution. Movicol softens the stool and bulks it slightly encouraging bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time.
  • 30 sachets.
  • For the relief of constipation.
  • Can be used to relieve faecal impaction (very bad constipation).
  • Contains Lemon and Lime flavour.
  • Also available in chocolate flavour.
  • Suitable for those over the age of 12 years old.
  • Can be taken during pregnancy (however, do ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this product)
Directions of use:
This medicine can be taken any time of day with or without food. Dissolve the content of each sachet in 125ml of water, ¼ of a pint.
If condition worsens or doesn't improve after the time periods stated below, consult your doctor.

For Constipation:
Adults, adolescents and elderly: Take 1 sachets 1-3 times a day depending on the severity.
Extended use (roughly 2 weeks): up to 2 sachets per day.

For Faecal Impaction:
Adults, adolescents and elderly: 8 sachets daily, all of which should be consumed within a six hour period for up to 3 days if required. Each sachet dissolved 125ml of water ¼ of a pint.
For convenience 8 sachets can be dissolved in a litre of water to be taken within a 6 hour period.

Please ensure you read the enclosed leaflet carefully before taking this product.

  • This medicine is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children.
  • Do not take if you have a blockage of the intestine, perforated gut wall, severe inflammatory bowel disease or are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.
Each sachet contains: Magrocol 3350 (13.125g), Sodium Chloride (350.7mg), Sodium Bicarbonate (178.5mg), Potassium Chloride (46.6mg).