Movicol is a type of medicine known as an osmotic laxative, which in itself, is a type of stool softener used in the management of constipation. Whether you're an adult, an adolescent or even if you're an elder, Movicol helps you to have a comfortable bowel movement even if you have been constipated for a long time. Movicol also works on severe constipation called faecal impaction. The active ingredients in Movicol (which each sachet contains 13.8g) consists of Macrogol 3350 (13.125 g), Sodium Chloride (0.3507 g), Sodium Bicarbonate (0.1785 g), and Potassium Chloride (0.0466 g). Movicol also contains lime and lemon flavour, and acesulfame potassium as a sweetener. Lemon and lime flavour contains the following ingredients: acacia solids, maltodextrin, lime oil, lemon oil, citral, citric acid, and water.