Acnecide Face 5% w/w Gel 15g

£7.99
8643849
15 G | £53.27 per 100G

For the treatment of mild acne of the face.
See details below, always read the label
Suitable for:
Adults & adolescents aged 12 years & over
Active ingredients: Benzoyl Peroxide

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How Acnecide Face Gel 5% works on acne spots:

Acnecide Face Gel 5% contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide, which kills the bacteria (germs) known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne.

Suitable for

Acnecide Face Gel 5% is suitable if:

  • You are over the age of 12 years.
  • You have mild acne on the face.

Mild acne appears as predominately blackheads and whiteheads and there are few or no spots and pimples and no inflamed spots.

 

Age Restriction

 

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.

After washing with a mild cleanser and water, apply Acnecide Face Gel 5% on your dried skin once or twice daily to the affected area of the face, but avoiding sensitive areas such as the eyes, mouth, nose lining and neck. 

Hazards and Cautions

Do not use Acnecide Face Gel if you:

 

  • Have moderate acne with some inflamed red spots or pimples to severe acne with large bumps, many inflamed spots or previous scarring from acne of the face.
  • Have acne on other parts of your body such as shoulders back or chest.
  • Have an allergy to any of the ingredients displayed on the pack.

 

In these cases please speak to your pharmacist for treatment advice.

 

Do not use with other acne treatments and benzoyl peroxide products unless advised by your doctor.

 

If your acne gets worse while using Acnecide Face Gel or if it does not improve within 12 weeks, it is important that you see your pharmacist or doctor for advice. Under treatment of some forms of acne may sometimes result in scarring. Your pharmacist or doctor will be able to recommend alternative treatment for your acne.

 

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your pharmacist or doctor before using any medicines.

 

May bleach hair and dyed fabrics.

 

If accidentally swallowed, seek immediate medical advice.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

 

Storage

 

Do not store above 25°C. Do not freeze.

 

Precautions 

 

This is a medicine; 
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist 
- Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or if you suffer from allergies.

Active ingredients

Active Ingredient: Benzoyl Peroxide

Ingredients

Active ingredients: Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide equivalent to Benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w

Also Contains: Docusate sodium, disodium edetate, poloxamer 182, carbomer 940, propylene glycol, acrylates copolymer, glycerol, Colloidal anhydrous silica, sodium hydroxide and purified water.

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