Movical Adult Satchets
Movicol helps you to have a comfortable bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time. Movicol also works in faecal impaction (as determined by your doctor)
Each sachet contains 13.8 grams of Movicol powder. You add the powder to water to make a drink
The recommended dose of Movicol is 1 sachet a day.
The name of this medicine is Movicol.
Each sachet contains:
Macrogol 3350 13.125 g
Sodium chloride 350.7 mg
Sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg
Potassium chloride 46.6 mg
When it is made into a drink with 125 mL of water, each sachet gives the equivalent of:
Sodium 65 mmol/L
Chloride 53 mmol/L
Bicarbonate 17 mmol/L
Potassium 5.4 mmol/L
Sometimes people have a stomach ache or rumbles, or an allergic reaction, or feel bloated or sick. You may have diarrhoea especially when starting to take Movicol. If you feel weak, breathless, very thirsty with a headache, or get puffy ankles stop taking Movicol and tell your doctor. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you think Movicol is causing you any problem.
This can be increased to 2 or 3 sachets daily if necessary