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Acnecide 5% W/W Gel (60g) (Step 1)

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Acnecide 5% W/W Gel (60g) (Step 1)

£18.99

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Acnecide 5% Gel is a medicinal cream which treats acne and spots while helping to prevent future flare-ups. The active ingredient benzoyl peroxide works by killing almost all the bacteria responsible for causing your spots. Acnecide also helps absorb excess oil and nourishes the skin with glycerine a natural moisturiser.

Key benefits

  • Destroys 95% of spot-causing bacteria (p.acnes)
  • Suitable for all types of spots and acne including pimples, whiteheads and blackheads
  • Absorbs excess oil while keeping skin hydrated

Acnecide 5% gel is designed for face acne. To treat acne on the body, try Acnecide 5% Wash

Acnecide

Directions

You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use.

This gel should be applied directly on the acne area. Do not apply it excessively as this may cause irritation. After applying the gel for the first time, you may feel a mild burning sensation, reddening skin, or peeling. This is normal and will lessen after several days of use. Speak to your doctor if these symptoms worsen.

Avoid using this gel in direct sunlight or under sunlamps, as it increases the skin’s sensitivity to the sun.

 

Warnings

Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and mucous membranes; may bleach fabrics and hair; avoid excessive exposure to sunlight. You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use

Acnecide is a gel. The active ingredient is hydrous benzoyl peroxide equivalent to benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w in an aqueous, non-alcoholic gel base.It also contains the inactive ingredients docusate sodium, disodium edetate, poloxamer 182, carbomer 940, propylene glycol, acrylates copolymer, glycerol, Colloidal anhydrous silica, purified water and sodium hydroxide to adjust the pH. Benzoyl peroxide attacks the bacteria (germs) known as Propionobacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne.Acne of the face, chest or back may be treated with this medicine.

 

Side effects

Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.

  • Dry skin
  • Stinging and redness
  • Skin irritation The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.

 

Ingredients

Acnecide is a gel. The active ingredient is hydrous benzoyl peroxide equivalent to benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w in an aqueous, non-alcoholic gel base.It also contains the inactive ingredients docusate sodium, disodium edetate, poloxamer 182, carbomer 940, propylene glycol, acrylates copolymer, glycerol, Colloidal anhydrous silica, purified water and sodium hydroxide to adjust the pH.