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Movicol Products

Compare the range of Movicol laxatives and how they can fit into your lifestyle with their simple preparation and easy-to-take options.

Movicol products for those aged 12 years or older

A variety of Movicol products are available for the treatment of constipation that has been going on for a long time (chronic constipation) in those aged 12 years and older. For the treatment of constipation in children under the age of 12, please speak to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist about the available options.

Movicol

Ready to Take

(13.8 g sachet)

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Fruit flavour

Movicol

 

(13.8 g sachet)

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Lemon and lime flavour

Movicol

Plain

(13.7 g sachet)

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Unflavoured

Movicol

Chocolate

(13.9 g sachet)

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Chocolate flavour

Movicol

Liquid

(500ml)

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Orange flavour

Movicol

Half

(6.9 g sachet)

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Lemon and lime flavour

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How to take Movicol1-6

  • Movicol Ready to Take is ready to drink directly from the sachet, anywhere and anytime.
  • Movicol, Movicol Plain, Movicol Chocolate, Movicol Liquid and Movicol Half are ready to mix into water to drink whenever is convenient for you.
  • When taking Movicol you should continue to drink plenty of fluids.

Step-by-step guides to taking Movicol for constipation1-6

Movicol Ready to Take

Taking Movicol from sachet

Drink directly from the sachet

Watch

Drink any time of day…

Plate and cutlery

…with or without food

Arrow repeat 1-3 times

Repeat this 1-3 times a day, depending on bad your constipation is

Arrow continue 2 weeks

Continue for around 2 weeks

If you need to take Movicol for longer you should speak to your doctor.

For long-term treatment, you can take 1 or 2 sachets a day.

Movicol Liquid

Measure Movicol from bottle

Measure 25 ml or 5 x 5 ml teaspoons of Movicol into a glass and add 100 ml of water

Stir well until all the liquid has been evenly mixed and the solution is clear

Watch

Drink any time of day…

Plate and cutlery

…with or without food

Arrow repeat 1-3 times

Repeat this 1-3 times a day, depending on bad your constipation is

Arrow continue 2 weeks

Continue for around 2 weeks

If you need to take Movicol for longer you should speak to your doctor.

For long-term treatment, you can take 1 or 2 sachets a day.

Movicol / Movicol Plain / Movicol Chocolate

Pour Movicol from sachet

Pour the contents of 1 sachet of MOVICOL into a glass of 125 ml of water

Stir well until all the powder has dissolved and the solution is clear or slightly hazy

Watch

Drink any time of day…

Plate and cutlery

…with or without food

Arrow repeat 1-3 times

Repeat this 1-3 times a day, depending on bad your constipation is

Arrow continue 2 weeks

Continue for around 2 weeks

If you need to take Movicol for longer you should speak to your doctor.

For long-term treatment, you can take 1 or 2 sachets a day.

Movicol Half

Pour Movicol from sachet

Pour the contents of 1 sachet of MOVICOL into a glass of 62.5 ml of water

Stir well until all the powder has dissolved and the solution is clear or slightly hazy

Watch

Drink any time of day…

Plate and cutlery

…with or without food

Arrow repeat 1-3 times

Repeat this 2-6 times a day, depending on bad your constipation is

Arrow continue 2 weeks

Continue for around 2 weeks

If you need to take Movicol for longer you should speak to your doctor.

For long-term treatment, you can take 2-4 sachets a day.

Storage of Movicol2-6

If you can’t drink your Movicol straight away once you’ve made it up in water, you can keep it for a short period. For Movicol sachets, once it has been made up in water you can keep it covered and in the fridge (at 2–8°C) for up to 6 hours (24 hours for Movicol Plain). For Movicol Liquid, once it has been diluted in water you can keep it covered for up to 24 hours.

References
  1. Movicol Ready to Take oral solution in sachet. Package Leaflet: Information for the patient (Accessed October 2020).
  2. Movicol 13.8 g sachet, powder for oral solution. Package Leaflet: Information for the patient (Accessed October 2020).
  3. Movicol Plain 13.7 g sachet, powder for oral solution. Package Leaflet: Information for the patient (Accessed October 2020).
  4. Movicol Chocolate 13.9 g sachet, powder for oral solution. Package Leaflet: Information for the patient (Accessed October 2020).
  5. Movicol Liquid orange flavour, concentrate for oral solution. Package Leaflet: Information for the patient (Accessed October 2020).
  6. Movicol Half 6.9 g sachet, powder for oral solution. Package Leaflet: Information for the patient (Accessed October 2020).