Movicol Chocolate 30 Sachets
Movicol Chocolate 30 Sachets
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Movicol Chocolate 30 Sachets is an effective laxative designed for relief from constipation in adults, adolescents, and the elderly, not recommended for children under 12 years. Its active ingredient, Macrogol 3350, softens the stool and eases bowel movements. Movicol Chocolate also includes electrolytes such as sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, and potassium chloride, helping maintain the body's balance of sodium, potassium, and water. It comes in a light brown powder, dissolved in water for oral consumption.
- Effective relief from constipation.
- Contains Macrogol 3350, which softens stools and eases bowel movements.
- Includes electrolytes to maintain normal levels of sodium, potassium, and water.
- Light brown powder form, dissolved in water for consumption.
- Available in 20 or 30 sachet boxes.
- Suitable for adults, adolescents, and the elderly.
- Not recommended for children under 12.
What symptoms or conditions can be treated with Movicol Chocolate?
Movicol Chocolate treats constipation in adults, adolescents, and the elderly, and resolves faecal impaction.
What are the benefits of using Movicol Chocolate?
Movicol Chocolate effectively relieves constipation by softening stool and easing bowel movements, also maintaining normal electrolyte levels.
How does Movicol Chocolate work?
Movicol Chocolate's Macrogol 3350 absorbs water into the stool, making it softer and easier to pass, while the electrolytes maintain normal body levels.
What does the research say about Movicol Chocolate?
Research shows that Movicol Chocolate is effective in treating constipation and faecal impaction.
What are the main ingredients of Movicol Chocolate?
Main ingredients include Macrogol 3350, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate, and Potassium Chloride.
Can Movicol Chocolate be taken during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
Movicol Chocolate is generally safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, but it's advisable to consult a healthcare professional first.
How long does a course of treatment with Movicol Chocolate usually last?
Typically, a treatment course for constipation with Movicol Chocolate doesn't exceed two weeks but can be repeated if necessary.
Powder containing macrogol 13.125g, sodium chloride 350mg, sodium bicarbonate 178mg, potassium chloride 50.2mg.
Usage and Instructions
Pour the contents of the sachet into a glass of 125ml (or ¼ pint) of water. Stir well until all the powder has dissolved and the Movicol solution is clear or slightly hazy, then drink it.
For constipation, you can take 1-3 sachets a day, depending on the severity of your constipation.
If you have faecal impaction (which should be confirmed by your doctor), a dose of 8 laxative sachets a day is required.
Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children.
Always check the label before taking this product. If you have any doubts about whether you should take this product, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Always get advice from a healthcare professional before taking this medicine if:
- You are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
- This medicine is for a child under 12 years of age
- You have inflammatory bowel problems such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease
- You have toxic megacolon
- You have ileus
- You have an obstruction of the stomach or small bowel
- You have a perforated gut
- You have heart and circulation problems
- You need to take laxatives daily
If you are currently pregnant, breastfeeding, under medical observation or taking prescribed medication, speak to your doctor before using this product.
There are some side effects associated with this product although not everyone will get them.
You may experience gastrointestinal effects from this product, including mild diarrhoea, which usually can be solved by reducing your dosage.
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any side effects from this product which worry you.
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