Movicol Powder Sachets 13.8g x 30 Chocolate
Constipation: The dose is 1 sachet daily. This may be increased to 2-3 sachets daily, if required.
Faecal Impaction: 8 sachets daily, consumed within 6 hours. A course of treatment for faecal impaction does not normally exceed 3 days.
Patients with impaired cardiovascular function: For the treatment of faecal impaction the dose should be divided so that no more than two sachets are taken in any one hour.
Patients with renal insufficiency: No dosage change is necessary for treatment of either constipation or faecal impaction.
Administration: For oral administration. Each sachet should be dissolved in 125 mL water. For faecal impaction 8 sachets may be dissolved in 1 litre of water. Store solution refrigerated and discard any solution not used within 24 hours.
Overdosage: Severe pain or distention can be treated by nasogastric aspiration. Extensive fluid loss by diarrhoea or vomiting may require correction of electrolyte disturbances. For information on the management of overdose, contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26
Presentation: Powder for solution. Boxes of 8 sachets and 30 sachets. Each sachet contains 13.125 g of macrogol 3350.
Storage: Store below 25°C
Each sachet of MOVICOL CHOCOLATE contains:
Macrogol 3350 13.125 g
Sodium chloride 350.7 mg
Sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg
Potassium chloride 31.7 mg
Chocolate flavor and potassium acesulfame as a sweetener.
The content of electrolyte ions per sachet when made up to 125 mL is:
Sodium 65 mmol/L
Potassium 5.4 mmol/L
Chloride 51 mmol/L
Bicarbonate 17 mmol/L