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How does it take for Movicol to work. I have just taken 2

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how long does it take for Movicol to work. I have just taken 2 sachets - ik they are out of date, nut I am really constipated


Movicol takes around 8-12 hours to work and relieve constipation.

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
How many more sachets to I need to take today?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
something went crazy with my PC. How many more sachets do I need to take??


Two sachets are good enough for today. Drinking more water and fluids than normal (around a liter in next 12 hours and 2.5 in next 25 hours in total) would be helpful further for the Movicol action, as it is an osmotic laxative and absorbs water to make the bulk of stool, which relieves the constipation.

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