Movicol Sachets are a laxative for the treatment of constipation in adults, adolescents and elderly. It is not recommended for children below 12 years of age. Movicol Sachets helps you to have a comfortable bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time. Movicol Sachets also works in very bad constipation called faecal impaction.
Macrogol 3350 (13.125g), Sodium Chloride (0.3507g), Sodium Bicarbonate (0.1785g) and Potassium Chloride (0.0466g).
Movicol also contains lime and lemon flavour, and acesulfame potassium as a sweetener. Lemon and lime flavour contains acacia solids, maltodextrin, lime oil, lemon oil, citral, citric acid and water.
A dose of Movicol is 1 sachet. Take this 1–3 times a day according to the severity of your constipation. Open the sachet and pour the contents into a glass. Add about 125ml or ¼ pint of water to the glass. Stir well until all the powder has dissolved and the Movicol solution is clear or slightly hazy, then drink it. If you are taking Movicol for faecal impaction it may be easier to dissolve 8 sachets in 1 litre of water.
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