Acnecide Face Wash 5% w/w Gel 50g
- Treatment of mild acne of the face
- Contains 5% Benzoyl Peroxide
- Kills up to 95% of bacteria that cause spots
- Absorbs excess oil
Releases glycerine to hydrate the skin
Wash on, wash off
Acnecide Face Wash Spot Treatment is an effective wash off 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.
Acnecide Face Wash is indicated for the treatment of mild acne. Contains 5% benzoyl peroxide. Always read the label.
Contains: Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide equivalent to Benzoyl Peroxide 5% w/w, Other ingredients are: Acrylates Copolymer, Glycerol, Carbomer 940, Sodium C14-C16 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium Hydroxide (for pH adjustment), Purified Water
Do not use Acnecide Face Wash 5% if you: Have moderate acne with some inflamed red spots or pimples to severe acne, with large bumps, many inflamed spots or previous scarring from acne of the face.
Have acne on other parts of your body such as shoulders, back or chest.
Have an allergy to any of the ingredients displayed on this pack.
In these cases please speak to your pharmacist for treatment advice.
Acnecide Face Wash 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.
PLEASE READ THE ENCLOSED LEAFLET BEFORE USE.
WARNING: AVOID CONTACT WITH THE EYES, EYELIDS, LIPS AND OTHER DELICATE AREAS OF SKIN.
FOR USE ON THE FACE ONLY.
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 Wash 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 Wash. 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 Wash with these materials. Please make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly after you have used it.
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