Movicol Ready To Take Liquid Laxative Sachets – 30 Sachets

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What is Movicol Ready To Take Liquid Laxative Sachets?

This Movicol Liquid Solution is a treatment that is used to relieve the effects of constipation. This works thanks to the 4 active ingredients that are contained in the liquid, which are:

  • Potassium chloride
  • Sodium chloride
  • Sodium hydrogen carbonate
  • Macrogol 3350

3 of the active ingredients are electrolytes that help to restore ones lost as a result of constipation. The other ingredient, macrogol 3350, is a type of laxative that helps to move the bowel contents by increasing the amount of water, without the body absorbing it.


What is constipation?

Constipation is a condition where the bowel does not move as it should, causing difficulties when trying to empty it. There are several reasons why this happens, though the exact reason may not always be obvious. Causes of constipation include:

  • Not eating enough fibre
  • A change in diet
  • A lack of liquids entering the body
  • Not enough exercise
  • Ignoring the urge to go to the toilet
  • A side effect of using certain types of medication
  • Because of stress, anxiety, or depression

Some medical conditions can also cause constipation.


Who is these Movicol Liquid Sachets suitable for?

This liquid is suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. It should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the liquid. It should also not be used if you have a blockage in the intestine, a perforated gut wall, or a severe inflammatory bowel disease.


Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this treatment?

This medicine can be used by someone pregnant or breastfeeding, though it is recommended that a medical professional is consulted before using.


How should Movicol Ready Take Liquid Laxative Sachets be used?

Use a sachet directly, with no need to mix with water. Take 1-3 sachets a day but not together. For faecal impaction, take 8 sachets a day, within 6 hours of each other. If you still experience problems after using, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible.


Are there any side effects?

Since this is a medicine, there is a chance of side effects. Some potential side effects when using this liquid include:

  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • A skin rash
  • A headache
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach ache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

If you notice any side effect, then stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.


Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?

You do not need a prescription for Movicol Ready To Take Sachets, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist 4 U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Movicol is the best choice for you.


More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


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MethodHandling TimeTransit TimeTimescaleApprox Cost
Standard Shipping (3-5 Working Days)123£2.95
Royal Mail Tracked 24011£4.95

Times are given in working days and are approximate. Costs may change based on order total, day of the week or location within the UK. Ability to hit timescales will depend on whether the products are ordered before a cut off time, as well as additional administration time incurred in reviewing your order.

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Shipping Costs

Free UK Delivery on all orders over £30* - Delivery within 3-5 working days.

Standard UK Delivery - £2.95* - Delivery within 3-5 working days.

Express UK Delivery - £4.95** - Delivery within 1-2 working days.

Temperature Controlled Delivery - £8.85 - Delivery within 1-3 working days.

Please Note: These prices are shown as a guide only. All delivery times are approximate but have been obtained in good faith.

*Excluding refrigerated products and treatments which are subject to different postage charges.


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All our items are sent completely discreet for your peace of mind.

This means the packaging is plain, there is no mention of what product is inside your package and there is no mention of Chemist4U either.

We respect that many of our products are of a sensitive nature - this is why we take every step to keep your purchases private.

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Movicol Ready To Take Liquid Laxative Sachets – 30 Sachets Reviews

M Reynolds,
Does what it says gentle on the stomach
great service thanks
Mr. Raj inder Kumar Batta,
Very good service