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Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide 30g

Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide 30g

Code: 374606


£31.63 per 100g

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Product Information

Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide 30g

Acnecide 5% gel is used for the effective treatment of acne of the face, chest and back areas.

This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.


Acnecide is a white to off- white gel.


Acnecide contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide which attacks bacteria on the skin known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne.

Warnings or Restrictions

•For external use only.
•Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, angles of the nose and lining of your nose. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with warm water.
•Do not use on broken, damaged, or infected skin.
•Avoid exposure to direct sunlight whilst using Acnecide. If exposure is unavoidable, use a suitable sunscreen and apply Acnecide at night. Do not use sunbeds.
•If you swallow this product, seek medical advice.
•This product may bleach hair, and coloured fabrics including clothing, towels and bed linen.
•Acnecide contains propylene glycol which may cause skin irritation.

•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.

Product Specification


Active ingredients: benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w.

Other ingredients: docusate sodium, disodium edetate, poloxamer 182, carbomer 940, propylene glycol, acrylates copolymer, glycerol, colloidal anhydrous silica, purified water and sodium hydroxide.


Size (30) Unit (G) Height (4) Width (13.2) Depth (2.7)

How to Use

Product Uses

Clean and dry the affected area(s) with a gentle mild cleanser and apply the gel once to twice daily. Wash hands before and after use.

Tips & Advice

•If you forget to use Acnecide at the right time, start using the product again when you remember in the same way as before.
•If you accidently apply too much of the gel, you may find that your skin becomes irritated. In this case, wash off as much as you can, and when the irritation has gone down, start using again as directed.