For the treatment of constipation, including chronic constipation in adults and children aged 2 years and older; and the resolution and prevention of recurrence of faecal impaction (as diagnosed by a doctor) in children aged 2 years and older.
Use in children aged 2 years and older should be limited to 12 weeks except under medical supervision. Not recommended for use in children under 2 years of age.
Constipation: Adults: see patient information leaflet.
Chronic constipation: Adults and children aged 2 years and older: see patient information leaflet.
Faecal Impaction as diagnosed by a doctor/prevention of recurrence of faecal impaction in children aged 2 years and older: See patient information leaflet.
Directions for use:
Dissolve the contents of one sachet in 1/4 cup (about 62.5 mL) of water then drink it. Do not exceed the stated dose. Drink plenty of water, and increase fibre in diet, except in cases of medication-induced constipation. Prolonged use of laxatives is undesirable and may lead to dependence. MOVICOL-Half should not be used for treatment of faecal impaction in children for more than 7 days. If symptoms persist, see your doctor. Use only if carton seals are unbroken.
Each 6.9 g sachet contains:
|Macrogol 3350||6.563 g|
|Sodium chloride||175.4 mg|
|Sodium bicarbonate||89.3 mg|
|Potassium chloride||23.3 mg|
On reconstitution in 62.5 mL of water each sachet provides:
Also contains potassium acesulfame and lemon/lime flavour.
Store below 25°C
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Movicol and Norgine are trademarks. Norgine Pty Limited. 3/14 Rodborough Road, Frenchs Forest NSW 2086. Manufacturer: Norgine Limited, UK.