Acnecide Face Gel is an effective leave on treatment for mild acne of the face. 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.
Treatment of mild acne of the face
Contains 5% Benzoyl Peroxide
Kills up to 95% of bacteria
Absorbs excess oil
Releases glycerine to hydrate the skin
Acnecide Face Gel is indicated for the treatment of mild acne. Contains 5% benzoyl peroxide. Always read the label.
Acnecide Face Gel 5% is suitable if:
You are over the age of 12 years.
You have mild acne on the face.
Mild acne appears as predominately blackheads and whiteheads and there are few or no spots and pimples and no inflamed spots.
How to use
After washing with a mild cleanser and water, apply Acnecide Face Gel on your dried skin once or twice daily to the affected area of the face, but avoiding sensitive areas such as the eyes, mouth, nose lining and neck. Start by using this product on alternate days to minimise this risk and then gradually increase the frequency up to twice a day use if tolerated.
Hazards and Cautions
Do not use with other acne treatments and benzoyl peroxide products unless advised by your doctor.
If your acne gets worse while using Acnecide Face Gel or if it does not improve within 12 weeks, it is important that you see your pharmacist or doctor for advice. Under treatment of some forms of acne may sometimes result in scarring. Your pharmacist or doctor will be able to recommend an alternative treatment for your acne.
If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, planning to have a baby, or breastfeeding, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.
Try to avoid exposure to strong sunlight whilst using Acnecide Face Gel. If exposure is unavoidable, use a suitable sunscreen and apply the treatment in the evening.
If your skin becomes severely irritated, or sever redness, itching or peeling of the skin occurs, discontinue use immediately and consult your pharmacist or doctor.
This product may bleach hair and coloured fabrics including clothing, towels and bed linen. Be careful to avoid contact of the Face Gel with these materials. Please make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly after you have used it.
WARNING: AVOID CONTACT WITH THE EYES, EYELIDS, LIPS AND OTHER DELICATE AREAS OF SKIN.
If accidentally swallowed, seek immediate medical advice.
KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN.
Storage: DO NOT STORE ABOVE 25°C. DO NOT FREEZE.
Active Ingredient: Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide equivalent to Benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w
CONTAINS: Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide equivalent to Benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w, docusate sodium, disodium edetate, poloxamer 182, carbomer 940, propylene glycol, acrylates copolymer, glycerol, Colloidal anhydrous silica, sodium hydroxide and purified water