Acnecide 5% gel is popularly used for the successful management of acne of the face, chest and back region of the body. Acnecide gel contains active ingredient benzoyl peroxide having antibacterial properties that attacks bacteria known as propionibacterium acnes, that causes acne. This acne gel is white to off- white in color. The gel comes in a 30 gm packsize and is recommended by many dermatologists for effective acne cure. One should only use the gel on skin and not on open wounds and near eyes/mouth. Also avoid venturing out in the sun as the gel makes the skin sensitive to sunburn.