Acnecide Face Wash 5% w/w Gel 50g

50 G | £21.98 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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Fights the bacteria that cause spots.

How Acnecide Face Wash 5% Gel works on acne spots:

Acnecide Face Wash 5% Gel 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 Wash 5% Gel 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

Adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over. Apply once or twice daily to cover the affected skin areas. Wet the area to be treated, apply the preparation to the hands and wash the affected area with the gel. Contact time with the skin should be 1 to 2 minutes followed by thorough rinsing with water and drying.

Hazards and Cautions

Do not use Acnecide Face Wash 5% 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 the body such as shoulders, back or chest.
  • Have an allergy to any of the ingredients displayed on this pack.


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


Please read the enclosed leaflet before use.


Patient information leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer. 


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 Wash 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 an alternative treatment for your acne.


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


May bleach hair and dyed fabrics.


WARNING: Avoid contact with the eyes, eyelids, lips and other delicate areas of skin. 


If accidentally swallowed, seek immediate medical advice.


Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.




Do not store above 25°C.




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

Benzoyl Peroxide<


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


Also contains: Acrylates copolymer, glycerol, carbomer 940, sodium C14-C16 olefin sulfonate, sodium hydroxide (for pH adjustment), purified water. more less

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