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Acnecide 5% Wash Benzoyl Peroxide 50g

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Please note that Acnecide gel and wash should not be used together as per recommendations from the makers, therefore the pharmacist is unable to approve orders for both the gel and wash for the same person. Did you know bacteria is a key cause of spots? If you’re struggling to get away from your spots, we've got the treatment you're looking for!
Acnecide is the ONLY* spot treatment which contains 5% benzoyl peroxide which is clinically proven to kill up to 95% of bacteria causing spots.Take control of your spots with Acnecide wash. *for verification please email


Acnecide Wash 5% contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide which effectively kills up to 95% of bacteria causing spots. In addition, it contains microsphere technology which helps absorb excess oil while releasing glycerine to hydrate the skin. An effective wash off treatment for acne of the face, chest and back areas.

Acnecide helps to achieve acne free skin by killing spot-causing bacteria.


Acnecide gel contains 5% benzoyl peroxide which is clinically proven to kill up to 95% of bacteria that causes spots, whilst absorbing excess oil and keeping skin moisturised.

Warning 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 because medicines can affect the baby.
  • 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: acrylates copolymer, glycerol, carbomer 940, sodium C14-C16 olefin sulfonate, sodium hydroxide (for pH adjustment), and purified water.

    Height (5)

    Width (12.8)

    Depth (3.6)

    Product code: 374901

    Product Uses

    Wet skin and gently rub a small amount of the wash on to the affected areas to form a lather. Leave on the skin for 1-2 minutes then rinse thoroughly and pat skin dry. Apply wash once or twice a day to all affected areas.

    Tips and Advice

  • You should try to avoid exposure to strong sunlight while using Acnecide. If exposure is unavoidable, use a suitable sunscreen lotion and apply Acnecide in the evening. Remember to wash the affected area before use.
  • Any drying or peeling which may occur to your skin may be reduced if you alter the number of times you apply, i.e. to once a day or once every two days, until your skin adjusts to the product.
  • 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.
    Acnecide gel for the treatment of acne, contains benzoyl peroxide, always read the label