Movicol Junior Chocolate 30 Sachets
Chocolate Flavour Sachets for Junior
Effective relief of constipation in children (aged 2 - 11 years)
Gluten Free, Lactose Free and Sucrose Free
Junior strength formulation for children 2 years and older.
Can also be used in adults who need a smaller dose.
Available in the self-selection section at pharmacies in boxes of 30 sachets.
Note: MOVICOL® Junior Chocolate has a chocolate flavour and a (sucrose-free) sweetener.
Ask your healthcare professional for advice.
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.
Chronic Constipation/Prevention of recurrence of faecal impaction: Children aged 2-5 years: The usual starting dose is 1 sachet daily. Children aged 6-11 years: The usual starting dose is 2 sachets daily. The dose should be adjusted up or down as required to produce regular soft stools. The maximum dose needed does not normally exceed 4 sachets daily. Use in children aged 2 years and older should be limited to 12 weeks except under medical supervision. Movicol Junior is not recommended for children below 2 years of age. Adults and children 12 years and older: The recommended dose of Movicol Junior is 2 sachets a day. This can be increased up to 6 sachets daily if necessary, depending on the severity of your constipation. For chronic constipation the dose may be reduced to 1 sachet daily, according to individual response. For patients 12 years and older using 2 sachets daily or more, it is recommended to use Movicol.
Movicol Junior is used in children aged 2 years and older and adults for the treatment of chronic constipation. Constipation is the less frequent than normal passing of large, firm or hard stools.
EACH SACHET CONTAINS
Macrogol 3350 6.563 g
Sodium Chloride 175.4 mg
Sodium Bicarbonate 89.3 mg
Potassium Chloride 15.9 mg
ON RECONSTITUTION IN 62.5 mL OF WATER, EACH SACHET PROVIDES
Sodium 65 mmol/L
Chloride 51 mmol/L
Bicarbonate 17 mmol/L
Potassium 5.4 mmol/L
Also contains acesulfame potassium and chocolate flavour.
Store below 30°C
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.