Acnisal 2%W/W Cutaneous Solution
2% w/w Cutaneous Solution Salicylic Acid
in an emollient surfactant blend
Acnisal helps prevent the
formation of new blackheads, whiteheads and pimples
_For external use only_
Keep out of the sight and reach of children Read the label before use
Alliance Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Avonbridge House, Chippenham, Wiltshire,
SN15 2BB, UK
Acnisal is a registered trade mark in the UK and a trademark in Ireland of Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited.
PL 16853/0070 PA 943/8/1
What is Acnisal? Acnisal is a washapplied to the skin to treat acne and help prevent the formation of new blackheads, whiteheads and pimples. Acnisal contains salicylic acid which can open up blocked pores in your skin and remove dried grease which cause blackheads and pimples.
Warnings: Do not use this product if you are allergic to salicylic acid (aspirin) or any of the ingredients of Acnisal. Do not get Acnisal near or in your eyes and avoid contact with mucous membranes (e.g. mouth, nose and other body openings) as this may cause irritation. If you accidently swallow Acnisal, use too much of it or use it for long periods of time,, the body could absorb too much salicylic acid (salicylism). This could cause ringing in the ears, feeling or being sick. If these, or any other symptoms occur stop using Acnisal and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: The safe use of Acnisal during pregnancy and breast-feeding has not been established. Therefore Acnisal should be used with caution or following the advice of your doctor.
How to use Acnisal: Use Acnisal to wash the affected area 2-3 times daily. Lather with warm water, massage into the skin, rinse and dry.
Possible side effects: Acnisal may cause skin irritation (itching or redness) in some people. If this happens, use Acnisal less often, perhaps just once a day, or consult your doctor.
If your condition does not improve or gets worse, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via:
The Yellow Card Scheme: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
HPRA Pharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL - Dublin 2;
Tel: +353 1 6764971; Fax: +353 1 6762517. Website: www.hpra.ie, E-mail: medsafety@hpra. ie
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Store below 25°C. Store in original bottle. Do not use after the expiry date printed on the base. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month after EXP.
The active ingredient is salicylic acid 2%w/w. Other ingredients are sodium chloride, PEG 7 glyceryl cocoate, lauramide DEA, acrylic styrene copolymer, sodium C14-C16 olefin sulphonate, benzyl alcohol and purified water. Label last revised December 2014.
Manufactured by Dales Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Skipton, BD23 2RW, UK.
UK ROI 002