Acnecide 5% w/w Gel 60g
Acnecide 5% w/w Gel 60g
Acnecide 5% w/w Gel is a highly effective acne treatment that contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide, which targets the bacteria (germs) known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne. This topical gel is suitable for treating acne on the face, chest, and back, and is recommended for adults and teenagers aged 12 and over.
- Contains 5% benzoyl peroxide as the active ingredient
- Targets and kills up to 95% of acne-causing bacteria
- Suitable for individuals aged 12 and over
- Can be applied once or twice daily, depending on skin sensitivity
- Helps remove excess oils and dirt from the skin
How long does it take for Acnecide Gel to work?
The duration of treatment depends on how quickly your condition improves. After using Acnecide for a few weeks, you should see a noticeable improvement in your acne.
Can I use Acnecide Gel if I have sensitive skin?
If you have sensitive skin, it is recommended to apply Acnecide Gel once daily at bedtime. If you notice any drying or peeling of the skin, reduce the number of applications accordingly until your skin has settled and adjusted to the product.
Can I use Acnecide Gel with other acne medications?
Benzoyl peroxide, the active ingredient in Acnecide Gel, can be combined with other acne treatments, such as antibiotics and retinoids. However, it is essential to consult your doctor or pharmacist before using multiple acne treatments simultaneously.
Can Acnecide Gel cause skin dryness or peeling?
Acnecide Gel may cause some skin dryness or peeling. If this occurs, adjust the frequency of application until your skin has settled and adjusted to the product.
Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide equivalent to Benzoyl Peroxide 5% w/w
Usage and Instructions
This gel should be applied directly on the sight of the acne.
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.
Do not use Acnecide Cream if you are allergic to benzoyl peroxide. This may cause an allergic reaction like rash or itching.
Avoid contact with your eyes, mouth, angles of your nose, and other sensitive areas of your body. If it accidentally gets in your eyes, immediately wash out with water.
Avoid repeated exposure to direct sunlight, or other sources of UV light. Contact with coloured material (hair or clothing) may cause the object to lose colour and result in bleaching or discolouration.If your acne flare ups do not subside after several days of using this product, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this cream at the same time as other acne treatments that cause peeling, irritation, and dryness.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use Acnecide washes or gels.
Do not apply Acnecide washes or gels to your chest if you are breastfeeding.
You should not use medicines that cause peeling, irritation, or dryness at the same times as Acnecide Cream.
Skin irritation after application, for example redness or burning sensation and peeling and dryness of the skin may occur.