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Movicol is a brand of medication used for the treatment of constipation in adults, adolescents, and the elderly.

Movicol comes in the form of powder for oral solution in sachets and has a natural mode of action that works gently to relieve constipation. It can be used to treat fecal impact. It contains macrogol 3350 as its active ingredient.

Some of the common flavors of Movicol include chocolate, lemon, and plain. It is not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age.

Use and Dosage

The recommended dosage for Movicol depends on the individual’s condition and age. For adults and adolescents over 12 years of age with constipation, the usual recommended dose is one to two sachets per day, preferably taken in a single dose in the morning.

For fecal impaction, a higher dosage of 8 sachets per day dissolved in 125 mL (1/4 pint) of water may be needed.

Children under 12 years of age should not take Movicol. The dosage may vary depending on the individual’s condition and response to the treatment and it is recommended to consult a healthcare professional for personalized recommendations.

Side Effects

Movicol (macrogol 3350) may cause side effects in some people, but many people do not experience any side effects.

Some reported side effects of Movicol include bloating, flatulence, stomachache, and diarrhea. These side effects are usually mild and temporary. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects while taking Movicol, you should contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.


Here are some of the cautions related to the use of Movicol:

  • Allergic reactions: Individuals allergic to macrogol 3350 or any other Movicol ingredients should not use this medication.
  • Bowel obstruction: Movicol should not be used in individuals with suspected bowel obstruction.
  • Electrolyte imbalance: Movicol contains electrolytes, or salts, which can lead to an electrolyte imbalance in individuals who cannot tolerate high levels of these salts.
  • Fluid overload: Movicol can cause fluid overload in individuals who cannot tolerate large volumes of fluid.
  • Kidney disease: Movicol should be used with caution in individuals with kidney disease, as it may increase the risk of electrolyte imbalances.
  • Age: Movicol may be less effective in older individuals and may also be associated with a greater risk of electrolyte imbalances.
  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Movicol can be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding, but only under the guidance of a healthcare provider.

Form and Strengths

Movicol is available in the following form and strengths:

  • Movicol Powder:
    • 178.5mg/46.6mg/350.7mg/13.125g


Do I need a prescription from my doctor to purchase Movicol?

No, you do not need a prescription to purchase Movicol. It is available over the counter.

Is Movicol suitable as the first choice of treatment for occasional constipation?

Yes, Movicol is suitable as the first-line treatment for occasional constipation. It has a gentle but effective mode of action and is an appropriate choice for most people.

Is Movicol safe for children?

Yes, Movicol is safe for children. There is a specific version of the medication called Movicol Junior designed for children.

How should I take Movicol?

Movicol should be taken according to the instructions on the packaging or as directed by a healthcare professional.

It is usually taken once or twice per day, and the dosage may vary depending on the severity of the constipation. It should be mixed with water before drinking.



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