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Movelat Cream

Movelat Cream (125g)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Tue. 20 Nov.

Description for Movelat Cream

If you are suffering from muscular stiffness and pain, you need to ensure you have a suitable product that is able to provide fast and effective relief. If you want a proven product that is easy to apply and can provide rapid relief from your stiffness and pain, one product you should try is Movelat Cream.

Product Information

  • Age: 12 years +

    Maximum per order: 2

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Movelat is a medication which relieves pain and is prescribed for:

  • relieving inflammation and pain in strains and sprains
  • relieving muscle stiffness and pain
  • relieving inflammation and pain in non-serious arthritic conditions and also in cases of rheumatic pain.

 

The active ingredients in both the gel and cream are mucopolysaccharide polysulphate and salicylic acid.

As an anti-inflammatory, as well as a pain-relieving medicine, mucopolysaccharide polysulphate works by reducing the production of leukotriene and prostaglandins, natural inflammatory substances produced by the body in response to injury and also certain diseases. These substances cause pain, swelling and inflammation and when mucopolysaccharide polysulphate is applied to the affected areas, it reduces the pain.

Salicylic acid enhances the mucopolysaccharide polysulphate’s ability to penetrate the skin, by breaking down the protein, keratin, a part of the skin structure. By loosening the outer layer of skin, the loosened skin is shed and the way of entry for the cream or gel is much easier.

Movelat gets to work beneath the surface of the skin, because it combines the two active ingredients which make penetration of the outer layer of skin much easier. The MPS (mucopolysaccharide polysulfate) anti-inflammatory and salicylic acid, the absorption enhancer, work together, the salicylic acid softening the skin and the MPS being absorbed, to work more closely on the affected areas.

 

Movelat gives the following points:

  • it is a dual action formula that gives relief where it is needed
  • comes as a cream or a gel
  • is easily absorbed
  • has fifty years of credit to its name.

 

Doing more than heat patches and cooling gels which simply heat or cool the skin, movelat contains an ingredient which has been clinically-proven to relieve pain, by going directly to the areas affected.

 Pregnancy and breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, always seek medical advice before using movelat, as it is not recommended for use whilst pregnant.

Whilst there is no evidence than movelat can have an adverse effect if used by a breastfeeding mother, still seek advice from your doctor before using this medication.

Non-Prescription Alternatives for the treatment of Pain are;

  • Ibuprofen
  • Paracetamol
  • Aspirin
  • Topical Treatments (Ibuprofen gel)
  • Rest the area

If your pain does not ease or becomes severe, contact your GP or Pharmacist for further advice.

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years:

Apply 5 - 15cm (about 2 - 6 inches) of cream to the affected area up to 4 times every day or as directed.

Avoid applying more than the recommended dosage.


Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include: 

  • Some people may experience local discomfort if the cream or gel is used in hot weather or after a bath.
  • Allergic skin reactions, such as redness, burning sensation and rash, may occur in people who are allergic to salicylates.
  • Stop using this medicine and consult your doctor if your skin gets sore or irritated while using it.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Mucopolysaccharide Polysulphate (MPS) 0.2% w/w, Salicylic Acid 2.0% w/w.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Anhydrous Eucerine, Emulsifying Cetostearyl Alcohol, Ethanolamine, Glycerol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Myristyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Thymol, Water.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Not recommended for children under 12 years. 
  • Keep out of sight and out of reach of children. 
  • Avoid applying more than the recommended dosage. 
  • Consult your doctor, if symptoms worsen or persist. 
  • Store the cream below 25 degrees. 


Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

Delivery & Shipping Information

 

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • DPD Next Day - 1 working day - £6.95
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

Important Delivery Information

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail (unless stated). We always aim to dispatch all Royal Mail orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. We aim to dispatch all DPD orders placed before 3pm on the same working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders are subject to approval by our team of doctors and pharmacists. Your delivery date in the checkout is subject to your consultation being approved by our healthcare team.

All orders can be fully tracked from your dispatch email and in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

 

Royal Mail

Royal Mail are the most widely recognised mail delivery company in the UK. Being on the UK’s 29 million doorsteps six days a week means they offer unparalleled price and convenience. The Independent Pharmacy uses Royal Mail’s Tracked 48, Tracked 24, and Special Delivery Guaranteed parcel services to offer reliable, fully-tracked delivery at very competitive prices. Your Royal Mail parcel will arrive with your normal daily delivery of post.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

DPD

DPD Local is the most innovative parcel carrier around. Thanks to their industry-leading Predict service, they provide parcel recipients with a one hour delivery window, notified by email, so you don't have to wait in all day. What's more, it enables receivers to watch the progress of their delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15 minute time-slot. 

As well as keeping customers informed at every stage of the journey, DPD believe in maximising choice and convenience. That's why DPD provide access to a suite of options both on the day of delivery and the night before, allowing customers to take delivery of their goods in a way that suits. If you wish to reschedule, you can:

  • Select an alternative delivery date
  • Opt for delivery to a nominated neighbour
  • Have the parcel left in a specified safe place
  • Collect the parcel from your local DPD Pickup Shop
  • Upgrade delivery to By 12

Please note: DPD do not deliver on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

Once a package has been shipped with DPD we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I use movelat instead of other creams and gels which also relieve pain?

     Movelats unique formula helps it direct itself to the where it is needed and so quickly relieves pain.

    There is less of a risk with side-effects, as the unique formula of movelat allows it to go to the point it is needed, rather than circulate in the body, which is often the case with other painkillers.

  • What is MPS?

    MPS stands for Mucopolysaccharide Polysulfate. This is the anti-inflammatory and analgesic component in this medication.

  • How is it different to other painkilling medications that come as creams and gels?

    In movelat, the combination of its two active ingredients means that the anti-inflammatory works quicker than others, as it goes straight to the area of concern to give that much needed pain relief.

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