Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide - 30g

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Buy Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide

Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide is a treatment designed to tackle acne.

 

How Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide works

Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide. It works by attacking the bacteria that cause acne.

It helps to keep the skin clear, reducing the effects of acne and minimising the risk of blackheads and whiteheads appearing. It allows your skin to return back to its normal state.

 

Directions

Always use Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide exactly as described in the patient information leaflet or as your doctor / Chemist4U pharmacist has told you. 

Start by washing the affected area with a mild cleanser and water.

Apply a thin layer of the gel 1-2 times a day. After applying it, wash your hands thoroughly.

If you have sensitive skin, use the gel once a day before you go to bed.

How long you need to use Acnecide depends on how quickly your condition improves. After using this product for a month, see your healthcare provider to make sure that your acne is improving.

 

Side effects

Like all products, Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide may cause side effects in some people, but these won’t affect everybody. Common side effects include: 

 

  • Dry skin 
  • Redness
  • Peeling of the skin
  • A burning sensation on the skin

 

If you experience any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.

 

Serious side effects

Seek emergency medical attention if you notice any signs of a severe allergic reaction, symptoms of which include swelling of the face and throat, skin rash, breathing difficulties and/or loss of consciousness. 

 

Warnings

Acnecide 5% Gel may be unsuitable for certain people. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.

Do not apply this product to broken skin.

Acnecide may bleach fabrics; keep it away from clothes, towels and bedding.

When using Acnecide, try to avoid exposure to sunlight. If you cannot avoid sunlight, use a suitable sunscreen and apply this product in the evening.

 

Using/taking other medicines

If you are taking or have recently taken any medication, including medication obtained without a prescription, talk to your GP or pharmacist before using this product.

Do not use Acnecide with other topical acne products.

Do not use any other products with drying, peeling or irritating side effects at the same time as using Acnecide.

 

Age restrictions 

This product is not suitable for children under 12 years old.

 

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Do not use this product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, you must ask your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist for advice before using any new product. 

 

Storage information

Store below 25°C in a cool, dry place out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date, referring to the last day of the month stated on the packaging. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

 

Important information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before using this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after using this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before using this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist if this product is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

Acnecide 5% Gel Benzoyl Peroxide - 30g Reviews

By Alina Cătină,
July 02, 2024
It’s work for me I’m very happy
By Helen West,
May 21, 2024
v good product
By Nikki Harrison,
May 15, 2024
Great product
By Paul Haggie,
April 30, 2024
Does the job
By Sarah Wooldridge,
April 16, 2024
It works and at a great price.

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