Acnecide Acnecide 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment Gel 60g


Code 900022

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Acnecide Gel contains benzoyl peroxide which attacks the bacteria (germs) known as Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne. Acne can appear as blackheads and whiteheads which people often refer to as pimples or spots. Acne of the face, chest or back may be treated with Acnecide gel.

Do Not used if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzoyl peroxide or any of the other ingredients of Acnecide.

  • Treats spots and acne blemishes
  • Drying and antibacterial action

You Must Be Aged Over 18 Years to Purchase This Product

How To Use
  • Wash the affected area with a mild skin cleanser and water, and gently pat your skin dry.
  • Apply the gel once or twice a day to all the affected areas. If you have sensitive skin apply the gel once daily before going to bed.
  • 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.

Advice When Using Acnecide Gel

  • Acnecide is for external use only.
  • If no response occurs within four weeks the use, stop usig Acnecide and consult your doctor.
  • Do not use continuously for longer than 3 months.
  • Keep Acnecide Gel away from contact with, mouth, angles of the nose or mucous membranes. If accidental contact occurs, rinse with water.
  • Acnecide contains Benzoyl peroxide and should not be used during extensive exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet light.
  • Fair-skinned individuals are likely to be particularly susceptible to irritation.
  • If undue redness or discomfort occurs when using Acnecide, stop use and consult your doctor.
  • Acnecide Gel may bleach hair and coloured fabrics.
  • Concurrent use with PABA-containing sunscreens may result in transient discoloration of the skin.
  • Due to the risk of sensitisation Acnecide gel should not be applied to damaged skin.
  • Caution should be exercised when applying Acnecide Gel to the neck and other sensitive areas.
  • During the first weeks of treatment a sudden increase in peeling will occur in most patients, this is not harmful and will normally subside within a day or two if treatment is temporarily discontinued. If severe irritation occurs, patients should be directed to use the medication less frequently, to temporarily discontinue use or to discontinue use altogether.



Active Ingredients

Acnecide Gel contains Benzoyl Peroxide 5% w/w

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Delivery Within Ireland 

  • Free Delivery Over €45
  • Orders will be dispatched within 1 working day
  • Shipping for orders under €45
    • €4.99 for An Post (order by 3pm for same day dispatch)
    • €4.99 for Fastway (order by 3pm for same day dispatch)
    • €5.99 for DPD (order by 1pm for same day dispatch)

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