Movicol Powder Sachets 13g Lemon Lime 30 (Prescription Only)
IMPORTANT NOTE – A VALID AUSTRALIAN PRESCRIPTION IS REQUIRED BEFORE THIS ITEM CAN BE SHIPPED
Drug Name: macrogol-3350 + sodium chloride + bicarbonate + potassium chloride
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MOVICOL is a gentle, effective treatment for constipation and faecal impaction.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Not recommended for children less than 12 years of age.
See patient leaflet for further information. Drink plenty of water Increase fibre in diet. Prolonged use of laxatives is undesirable and may lead to dependence.
If symptoms persist seek medical advice.
Use only if carton seals are unbroken
Each 13.8 g sachet contains:
Macrogol 3350 13.125 g
Sodium chloride 350.7 mg
Sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg
Potassium chloride 46.6 mg
On reconstitution in 125 mL, each sachet provides:
Sodium 65 mmollL
Chloride 53 mmollL
Bicarbonate 17 mmollL
Potassium 5.4 mmol/L
Also contains potassium acesulfame
Store below 25°C
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
DOSAGE IN ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 12 YEARS OF AGE:
1 sachet daily, increasing to 2 or 3 sachets daily if necessary.
Faecal impaction as diagnosed by a doctor: 8 sachets a day
Dissolve the contents of one sachet in 125 mL of water then drink it.
There is generic brand to choose from in the table below. Generic Brands are less expensive brands that have been proven to have the same effect. Please select the desired brand.*
*Some Doctor's will have "no substitution permitted" endorsed on the script. Please check your prescription as generics are not available in this case.
Movicol Powder Sachets 13g Lemon Lime 30 (6 x 30 Sachets) Authority Script ONLY