This brand name is authorized in Ireland, United Kingdom
The drug ACNECIDE contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):
UNII W9WZN9A0GM - BENZOYL PEROXIDE
Benzoyl peroxide is a highly lipophilic, oxidising agent with keratolytic and bacteriocidal effects. The effectiveness of benzoyl peroxide in the treatment of acne vulgaris is primarily attributable to its antibacterial activity, especially with respect to Propionibacterium acnes. Benzoyl peroxide is also believed to be effective in the treatment of acne on account of its anti-inflammatory and mild keratolytic properties.
Below package inserts are available for further reading:
|ACNECIDE Topical gel
|Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)
|MPI, EU: SmPC
This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:
|D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AE Peroxides
This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:
|Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
|Identifier(s): 180943, 24494, 299613, 375770, 381132, 391180, 394079, 398596
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