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Acnecide 5% Wash Gel

Acnecide Wash Gel is a topical treatment which is used to treat acne breakout on the skin. The medicine contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide, which helps destroy the bacteria that cause acne and hence reduce inflammation.
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Acnecide 5% Wash Gel

Acnecide Wash Gel is a topical treatment which is used to treat acne breakout on the skin. The medicine contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide, which helps destroy the bacteria that cause acne and hence reduce inflammation.


Acnecide Wash Gel is an anti-bacterial medication which helps tackle acne, whiteheads and blackheads that erupt on any part of the body. It contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide which helps destroy bacteria that cause acne.

The Acnecide Wash Gel is effective in treating mildly inflamed acne or non-inflamed acne, whiteheads, blackheads, pustules, and papules. 

Acnecide Wash Gel contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide is a type of keratolytic drug that breaks down the protein called keratin which is present in the skin. When applied, it breaks down and sheds the top layer of the skinwhere acne bacteria are present. This further breaks down existing blackheads and whiteheads, prevents new ones and unblocks the sebaceous glands. 

The gel is usually recommended to be used once or twice a day, or as recommended to you by your prescription 

Wet your skin where you wish to apply the gel. Ensure that your hands are clean. Take a small amount of Acnecide Wash Gel and wash the affected area. Make sure that the product remains in contact with the affected area of skin for about 1 – 2 minutes before you rinse it with water. Then, gently pat your skin dry using a towelWash your hands once again after using the product.

Do not use Acnecide Wash Gel if: 

  • You are allergic to benzoyl peroxide or any other ingredient present in the medicine.  

  • Your skin is damaged or broken.  

  • You are using any other topical treatment for acne 

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding 

  • You are experiencing swelling or blisters after applying the product

Some people may experience side effects from using the gel. You must consult our team immediately if you experience any of the following side effects: 

  • Extremely irritated skin

  • Severe redness, rash, or itching

  • Peeling of the skin

  • Swelling on your face, eyelids, mouth, etc.

 Other side effects which may be experienced include:

  • Dry skin

  • Tingling sensation

  • Sore or stinging of the skin

  • Skin irritation (contact dermatitis)

When you are using Acnecide Wash Gel: 

  • Avoid exposure to sunlight or other UV lights, activities such as sunbathing or excessive stay outdoors etc. This product tends to make the skin sensitive to sunlight while in use.  

  • Use with care as the product has a tendency of bleaching any coloured fabric, or dyed hair, which it comes into contact with. 

Consult our team if you are using any other medications to ascertain if this product is right for you.

Acnecide Wash Gel can be purchased safely from MedsNow, an Online Pharmacy in the UK. You will be required to fill out a short questionnaire which will be reviewed by our team to check that this medication is safe and appropriate for your condition. Once approved, your order will be delivered to your doorstep.

Can Acnecide Make Skin Worse?

Acnecide Wash Gel takes about 4-6 weeks to see an improvement in your skin condition. In the initial days, it may seem that your acne has become worse but it should gradually improve. To show a significant improvement or change in the appearance of your skin, it would need to be used for at least 8-12 weeks. If you notice a severe worsening either naturally or because of the treatment, then please discontinue it immediately and seek a medical review with our team.

Can You Put Moisturiser On After Using Acnecide Wash Gel?

The wash may make your skin dry. In this case, you may apply a moisturiser to your skin after using the wash. Try to avoid using a facial moisturiser more than once a day so the skin does not become oily, and does not cause the acne to worsen.

At What Age Can You Use Acnecide Wash?

Acnecide Wash Gel is not recommended for children below the age of 12 years.

Does Acnecide Bleach Your Skin?

No, Acnecide Wash Gel does not bleach the skin.

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