Movicol (Macrogol Laxative) Lemon & Lime Flavour 20 sachets


Movicol (Macrogol Laxative) Lemon & Lime Flavour 20 sachets

Movicol Lemon & Lime Powder Sachets are for the treatment of chronic constipation and faecal impaction.

A course of treatment for constipation with MOVICOL Sachets does not normally exceed 14 days.

Tips & Advice

These healthy tips are recommended to try and prevent constipation from happening:
• Eat a balanced diet including fresh fruit and vegetables
• Drink enough water so that you do not become dehydrated (especially when using any laxatives)
• Exercise regularly and stay fit
• Make sure to empty your bowels when your body tells you

Movicol sachets can be taken during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your pharmacist or doctor for advice before taking Movicol.


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Movicol (Macrogol Laxative) Lemon & Lime Flavour 20 sachets

Movicol Lemon & Lime Powder Sachets are for the treatment of chronic constipation and faecal impaction. A course of treatment for constipation with MOVICOL Sachets does not normally exceed 14 days. Tips & Advice These healthy tips are recommended to try and prevent constipation from happening: • Eat a balanced diet including fresh fruit and vegetables • Drink enough water so that you do not become dehydrated (especially when using any laxatives) • Exercise regularly and stay fit • Make sure to empty your bowels when your body tells you Movicol sachets can be taken during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your pharmacist or doctor for advice before taking Movicol.

Movicol (Macrogol Laxative) Lemon & Lime Flavour 20 sachets

Movicol (Macrogol Laxative) Sachets helps you to have a comfortable bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a while. Movicol laxative Sachets also work in very bad constipation called faecal impactions.

  • Treatment of constipation in adults, adolescents and the elderly
  • Not recommended for children below the age of 12 years ( Movicol Paed)

How to use

How to use Movicol Lemon and Lime Sachets

For chronic constipation in adults and children aged 12 years and older, take the contents of one to three sachets in water daily in divided doses. Use does not normally extend for more than 2 weeks.

For faecal impaction in adults and children aged 12 years and older, take the contents of eight sachets in water daily within a six hour period. Use does not normally extend for more than 3 days.

Warnings

Do not take Movicol if your doctor has told you that you have:

  • a blockage in your intestine (gut obstruction, ileus)
  • a perforated gut wall
  • severe inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease or toxic megacolon
  • an allergy to the active substances or any of the other ingredients of Movicol

See Patient Information Leaflet

Side Effects

Side Effects of Movicol Sachets

  • Get a serious allergic reaction which causes difficulty in breathing, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.

Other side effects include:

Allergic reactions which may cause a skin rash, itching, reddening of the skin or a nettle rash, swollen hands, feet or ankles, headaches and high and low levels of potassium in the blood.

Sometimes you may have indigestion, stomach ache or rumbles. You may also feel bloated, suffer from wind, feel sick or vomit, may also experience soreness of the anus (bottom) and may have mild diarrhoea when starting to take Movicol. These side effects generally get better if you reduce the amount of Movicol you take.

Ingredients

Movicol Ingredients:

What Movicol contains

Each 13.8g sachet of Movicol contains the following:

Macrogol 3350 13.125 g

Sodium Chloride 0.3507 g

Sodium Bicarbonate 0.1785 g

Potassium Chloride 0.0466 g

Movicol also contains lime and lemon flavour, and acesulfame potassium as a sweetener. Lemon and lime flavour contains the following ingredients: acacia solids, maltodextrin, lime oil, lemon oil, citral, citric acid and water.

When it is made into a drink with 125 millilitres of water, each sachet gives the equivalent of:

Sodium 65 millimoles/litre

Chloride 53 millimoles/litre

Potassium 5.4 millimoles/litre

Bicarbonate 17 millimoles/litre

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