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Crystacide 1% Cream 25g  0154413
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Crystacide 1% Cream Crystacide 1% Cream

25g  0154413
£15.99
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ACT Nicola Howson 5101619
  • Checked for accuracy by: ACT Nicola Howson 5101619
  • Date checked: 08.03.2024
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Product details

Crystacide is used for the treatment of superficial skin infections caused by organisms sensitive to hydrogen peroxide, which is a potent medicine that is active against many types of bacteria, and some fungi and viruses. It acts by destroying the cells of these organisms.

Warnings / Side effects Expand

Do not use Crystacide Cream 1%:

If you know you are sensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients.

Make sure your doctor or pharmacist knows if this affects you.

Take special care with Crystacide Cream 1%:

Crystacide should not be used on large or deep wounds and should not be applied to healthy skin.

Take care to avoid contact with the eyes. If Crystacide should accidentally get into your eyes, wash it out immediately with plenty of cold water.

Hydrogen peroxide, the active substance in your cream, can bleach fabrics.

Taking or using other medicines

Crystacide should not be used in the presence of iodine, permanganate and other strong oxidising agents.

Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using or have recently used any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this, or any other medicine when you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, are planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.

Driving and using machines

Crystacide should not affect your ability to drive or use machinery.


Like all medicines Crystacide Cream 1% can sometimes cause side effects, although not everybody has them. Crystacide is generally well tolerated however, and not associated with any serious side effects.

The following side effects have been reported but how often they occur is not known:

You may notice a mild burning feeling for a short time after application.

If you feel that your skin remains irritated for a long time or you notice any other side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist and ask if you should continue with your medication.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Usage / Instructions Expand

Follow the instructions of your doctor or pharmacist. Always check the label for directions on how to use your medicine. Your pharmacist will help if you are not sure.

Crystacide is for external use only.

It is usually applied 2-3 times a day, or when needed, to the affected areas. If a waterproof plaster is used, one application a day may be sufficient. A dry film may appear on the skin after application; this can easily be washed off with water.

Do not use continuously for more than 3 weeks.

Ingredients Expand

The active ingredient is hydrogen peroxide in a concentration of 1% w/w.

The other ingredients are glyceryl monolaurate, glyceryl monomyristate, Macrogol stearate 5000, propylene glycol, anhydrous citric acid, sodium hydroxide, sulphuric acid, sodium oxalate, salicylic acid, disodium edetate, sodium pyrophosphate, sodium stannate and purified water

Important information about some of the ingredients of Crystacide Cream

Salicylic acid may cause allergic dermatitis which is an itchy red rash. Another ingredient in your cream, propylene glycol, may also cause skin irritation.

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  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
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  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
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  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
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