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Movicol 50 13.8g Sachets

Product code: 3298718
  • Pharmacy Only Medicine
£18.40
(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. The water containing Movicol Plain softens the stool and bulks it slightly encouraging bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time.
  • 50 sachets.
  • For the relief of constipation.
  • Can be used to relieve faecal impaction (very bad constipation).
  • 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.

Cautions:
  • 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.
Ingredients:
Each sachet contains: Magrocol 3350 (13.125g), Sodium Chloride (350.7mg), Sodium Bicarbonate (178.5mg), Potassium Chloride (50.2mg).