It is a laxative for the treatment of constipation in adults, adolescents and elderly. It is not recommended for children below 12 years of age. MOVICOL helps you to have a comfortable bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time. MOVICOL also works in very bad constipation called faecal impaction.
Do not exceed the stated dose. Not recommended for children less than 12 years of age. See patient leaflet for further information. Drink plenty of water Increase fibre in diet. Prolonged use of laxatives is undesirable and may lead to dependence.
If symptoms persist seek medical advice.
Use only if carton seals are unbroken
Each 13.8 g sachet contains:
Macrogol 3350 13.125 g Sodium chloride 350.7 mg Sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg Potassium chloride 46.6 mg
On reconstitution in 125 mL, each sachet provides:
Sodium 65 mmollL Chloride 53 mmollL Bicarbonate 17 mmollL Potassium 5.4 mmol/L Also contains potassium acesulfame
Store below 25?C Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
DOSAGE IN ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 12 YEARS OF AGE: Constipation. 1 sachet daily, increasing to 2 or 3 sachets daily if necessary.
Faecal impaction as diagnosed by a doctor