MOVICOL® Liquid Orange
Effective relief of constipation in adults (aged 12 years and over)
Gluten Free, Lactose Free and Sucrose Free
The product must be diluted for use.
One dose of MOVICOL® Liquid is equivalent to a full strength MOVICOL® sachet.
Convenient for patients needing ongoing constipation treatment.
Available at pharmacies in bottles of 500 mL.
MOVICOL® Liquid is also PBS subsidised for eligible patients.
Ask your healthcare professional for advice.
This medicine helps you to have a comfortable bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time. It also works in faecal impaction (as diagnosed by your doctor).
MOVICOL® Liquid is for use in adults and children 12 years of age or over.
This product must be diluted before use.
One dose is 25 mL of MOVICOL Liquid diluted with 100 mL of water, to make a total volume of 125 mL.
Constipation: 1 dose daily, increasing to 2 or 3 doses daily if necessary.
Faecal impaction as diagnosed by a doctor: 8 doses a day for no more than 3 days.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
How to mix: Open the bottle and measure 25 mL using the measuring cup.
Pour the Liquid into a glass and then add 100 mL of water (see diagram below).
HOW TO PREPARE AND TAKE MOVICOL® LIQUID
Drink plenty of water. Increase fibre in diet except in cases of medication-induced constipation.
Prolonged use of laxatives is undesirable and may lead to dependence. If symptoms persist seek medical advice.
Use only if bottle seal is unbroken.
EACH 25 mL OF MOVICOL® LIQUID CONTAINS
|Macrogol 3350||13.125 g|
|Sodium Chloride||350.7 mg|
|Sodium Bicarbonate||178.5 mg|
|Potassium Chloride||46.6 mg|
MOVICOL® Liquid Concentrate for oral solution also contains sucralose (E955), orange flavour (contains ethanol), acesulfame potassium (E950), water, benzyl alcohol 45.6mg per 25 mL, methyl hydroxybenzoates (E218) 11.3 mg per 25 mL, ethyl hydroxybenzoate (E214) 5.6 mg per 25 mL.
WHEN 25 mL IS MADE INTO A DRINK BY ADDING 100 mL OF WATER, IT CONTAINS
A 500 mL bottle contains 20 doses of MOVICOL® Liquid.
It comes with a 25 mL measuring cup.
Store below 30°C
Do not refrigerate or freeze.
Discard product 30 days after first opening.
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.