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Acnecide Wash 5% Gel 50g

Acnecide Wash 5% Gel 50g

SKU : CHN3585023|PIP-Code : 3585023|EAN : 5020465200376
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Acnecide Wash 5% Gel is an acne treatment that is ideal for treating larger areas e.g shoulders, back and chest.
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Acnecide Wash 5% Gel

Acnecide Wash 5% Gel is a treatment for acne. It contains the active ingredient benzyl peroxide which treats acne by attacking the bacteria known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne. It also contains a
crylates copolymer beads, a special technology designed to remove excess oiliness and release glycerine to hydrate and moisturise the skin. 

Acnecide Wash 5% Gel is suitable for adults and children and is ideal for treating larger areas e.g shoulders, back and chest. 
Unless your doctor or pharmacist has told you otherwise:
  • Acnecide Wash 5% Gel should be used twice daily to cover the affected skin areas.
  • Wet the area to be treated.
  • Wash hands before use and place a small amount of Acnecide Wash on to the hands to wash the affected area.
  • Contact time with the skin should be 1 to 2 minutes followed by thorough rinsing with water and drying.
  • After use, wash hands thoroughly and replace cap tightly.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, angles of the nose or other very sensitive areas of the body.
  • Active Ingredient: Benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w as hydrous benzoyl peroxide.
  • Other Ingredients: Acrylates copolymer, glycerol, carbomer 940, sodium C14-C16 olefin sulfonate, sodium hydroxide (for pH adjustment), and purified water.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, angles of the nose and other mucous surfaces such as the lining of your nose. If accidental contact should occur, rinse thoroughly with warm water.
  • This product may bleach hair and coloured fabrics including clothing, towels and bed linen. Be careful to avoid contact of the gel with these materials. Please make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly after you have used it.
  • Caution should be exercised when applying Acnecide to the neck and other sensitive areas.
  • Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight or UV lamps.
  • You should not use medicines with peeling, irritant and drying effects at the same time as Acnecide.
  •  Do not use Acnecide with any other acne products that are used on the skin, unless your doctor or pharmacist has told you that you can, as this may cause your skin to become red and very sore.
  • Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Do not use Acnecide 5% Gel Wash if you are:
  • Allergic (hypersensitive) to benzoyl peroxide or any of the other ingredients in the product.
  • Pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding, unless your doctor has told you that you can. If your doctor has recommended the use of this product while you are breastfeeding, you must not apply the gel onto your chest. This is to avoid exposure of your child to this product.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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