Acnecide contains the active substance benzoyl peroxide which attacks the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes, one of the main causes of acne. Acne of the face, chest or back may be treated with this medicine.
Directions For Use
Adults and Children:
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.
benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Please read accompanying instructions carefully before using this product.
Only use this product as intended, in the event of misuse seek medical advice.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
For external use only.
Do not use this product if you are allergic or have a hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Precautions For Special Groups
If you are or may be pregnant or are breast-feeding, do not use this product unless your doctor has told you that you can.
Please consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you are taking any other medication or if you have a medical condition.
Do not store above 25ºC.
Product Specific Warnings
Consult a doctor if symptoms worsen or do improve after four weeks.
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.
Acnecide should not be applied to damaged skin.
How long you will have to use Acnecide will depend on how quickly your condition improves. After you have used it for one month, you should see your doctor or pharmacist again. He or she can then check the improvement of your condition.