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Movicol Liquid Concentrate Orange 500mL

$14.95

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General Information

EFFECTIVE RELIEF FROM CONSTIPATION WHICH WORKS BY REHYDRATING THE STOOL TO RESTORE COMFORTABLE BOWEL MOVEMENTS

MOVICOL is macrogol 3350 + electrolytes
Macrogol is a PEG -high molecular weight polymer which is non-toxic, pharmacologically inert, and virtually unabsorbed. The macrogol attracts and holds water in the bowel for effective stool softening. The electrolytes in MOVICOL help mitigate the possibility of electrolyte imbalance and dehydration.
MOVICOL has a 4 in 1 action
1. Hydrates and bulks
2. Softens
3. Triggers natural movement in the bowel
4. Lubricates the stool
MOVICOL is lactose free, gluten free, sucrose free
For use in adults and children over 12 years of age for effective relief from constipation and treatment of chronic constipation; treatment of medically diagnosed faecal impaction. Gentle effective relief from constipation

Suitable For: 12 & over

Boxed Contents: 1 bottle + measuring cup

Size: 500mL

Shelf Life in Days: 730

Alcohol Free?: No

KEY FEATURES

• Contains Macrogol 3350
PLUS electrolytes (salts) (Sodium chloride, Potassium chlorideand sodium bicarbonate)
BENEFIT
It is an iso osmotic solution which prevents the net loss or gain of water and electrolytes in the body.
• Water and electrolytes are absorbed by the stool to soften and lubricate the stools
BENEFIT
Gentle action
• Lactose Free, Gluten Free and Sucrose Free
BENEFIT
Can be used by people who are lactose or gluten intolerant and diabetics
• Pleasant Orange Flavour
BENEFIT
Easy to take
• Comes in liquid format
BENEFIT
Fast and easy to dilute with no stirring required
• Available on PBS
BENEFIT
Affordably priced

Warnings

Do not take MOVICOL Liquid Orange Flavour if your doctor has told you that you have:
• an obstruction in your intestine (gut)
• a perforated gut wall
• severe inflammatory bowel disease, like ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or toxic megacolon
• paralysis of the bowel
• an allergy to macrogol or any of the ingredients.

MOVICOL Liquid Orange Flavour is for use in adults and children aged 12 years and over. The Movicol Junior range is available for children between 2 and 11 years of age.

CAUTION

The fluid content of MOVICOL
when re-constituted with water does not
replace regular fluid intake and adequate
fluid intake must be maintained.
Laxative products such as Movicol have the
potential to interact with other medications,
by altering their absorption. Close monitoring
of the effects of the medications may be
necessary when patient starts or stops
taking Movicol regularly. It is important that
the patient should discuss this with the
doctor.
If the patient is pregnant talk to the doctor
before taking Movicol.
If the patient needs to thicken fluids in order
to swallow them safely, Movicol may
counteract the effect of the thickener.

PRECAUTIONS

The fluid content of MOVICOL
when re-constituted with water does not
replace regular fluid intake and adequate
fluid intake must be maintained.
Laxative products such as Movicol have the
potential to interact with other medications,
by altering their absorption. Close monitoring
of the effects of the medications may be
necessary when patient starts or stops
taking Movicol regularly. It is important that
the patient should discuss this with the
doctor.
If the patient is pregnant talk to the doctor
before taking Movicol.
If the patient needs to thicken fluids in order
to swallow them safely, Movicol may
counteract the effect of the thickener.

Ingredients

Quantities per 25 mL undiluted liquid
Macrogol 3350 13.125 g
Sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg
Sodium chloride 350.7 mg
Potassium chloride 46.6 mg
Each dose contains 187 mg of sodium and 26 mg of potassium. Each dose contains 45.6 mg of benzyl alcohol. Also contains hydroxybenzoates and sucralose and potassium acesulfame

Active Ingredients: Active ingredients and Quantities per 25 mL undiluted liquid
Macrogol 3350 13.125 g
Sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg
Sodium chloride 350.7 mg
Potassium chloride 46.6 mg

Contains: Each dose contains 187 mg of sodium and 26 mg of potassium. Each dose contains 45.6 mg of benzyl alcohol. Also contains hydroxybenzoates and sucralose and potassium acesulfame.

Directions

Prepare one dose by diluting 25 mL of oral liquid with 100mL of water, then drink it.

USAGE ADVICE

MOVICOL Liquid Orange Flavour is for use in adults and children aged 12 years and over.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS

Store below 30 C

Storage Temperature: Store below 30°C