Effective relief of constipation in children (aged 2-11 years)

  • 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 Lemon-Lime has a lemon lime flavour and a (sucrose-free) sweetener.

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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:​

Sodium 65 mmoL/L

Chloride 53 mmol/L

Bicarbonate 17 mmol/L

Potassium 5.4 mmol/L

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.