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Otomize 0.5% Ear Spray 5ml

Otomize Ear Spray (5ml)

Order before 3pm for delivery from Sat. 07 Aug.

Otomize Antibiotic Ear Spray

Otomize is a fast-acting spray for the treatment of inflammation and infections of the external part of the ear. Easing painful, unpleasant symptoms by treating them right from the source. 

You can buy Otomize Ear Spray online from The Independent Pharmacy and get quick convenient delivery to you at home. All you need to do to get started is to complete an online health questionnaire, which will be reviewed by one of our medical team.

Otomize Information

  • Age: 18 years +

    Maximum per order: 1

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

What is Otomize and what is it used for?

Otomize Ear Spray is an antibacterial, steroidal treatment for mild to moderate outer ear infections and inflammation, otherwise known as ‘swimmer’s ear’ or ‘otitis externa’. Otomize contains three active ingredients that work in different ways to target inflammation and fight infection at the source.

This product is suitable for children, adults and the elderly over the age of 2 years, however it can only be prescribed online for adults aged 18 years and over. With daily use, symptoms are quickly soothed leaving your ears feeling more comfortable within 7 days. 

If you have not yet been diagnosed with an outer ear infection you should discuss your symptoms with a doctor before using this treatment. 

 

How does Otomize work?

What makes Otomize so effective at treating outer ear infections is its dual-action ability to both reduce inflammation and fight infection. This is achieved through the action of three active ingredients:

  • dexamethasone - a corticosteroid. It works by preventing your immune system from producing the chemicals that cause inflammation.
  • neomycin sulphate - a broad-spectrum antibiotic. It fights infection by stopping bacteria from producing proteins needed to reproduce.
  • acetic acid - an antibacterial agent that creates an acidic environment that bacteria cannot survive in.

These three ingredients relieve the unpleasant symptoms of ear infections, such as pain, swelling and redness, whilst simultaneously helping your body to eradicate the bacteria that is responsible for the infection.

 

Sources

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

How to use Otomize

Otomize Spray is for use on the external ear only. 

Spray the affected ear or ears with 1 spray, 3 times a day until your symptoms have cleared and for 48 hours after.

  1. Shake the bottle well before each use
  2. Pump several times until you get a measured spray
  3. Place the nozzle into the affected ear
  4. Spray once

If your symptoms have not cleared within 7 days you should discuss your symptoms and treatment options with a doctor. 

Please apply this product as you have been directed and take the time to read the Patient Information Leaflet before use.

Otomize side effects

As with all medications, Otomize can cause side effects.

The following are the most widely reported:

  • Pins and needles
  • Skin irritation or rashes
  • Blurred vision

If you experience any of the mentioned side effects or any that are not listed, including allergic reactions, you should stop using this spray and seek medical advice. 

It is normal to experience some minor burning and stinging after first applying the treatment. This is not usually a cause for concern and will fade as you adjust to the medicine. However, if it does not fade, stop treatment and consult a doctor.

Please ensure that you have read the Patient Information Leaflet before use.

Otomize ingredients

Each bottle of Otomize contains the active ingredients: dexamethasone, neomycin sulphate, acetic acid.

The other ingredients are: Macrogol (2) Stearyl Ether, Macrogol (20) Stearyl Ether, Stearyl Alcohol, Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate, Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate, Purified Water.

Otomize warnings

Before using Otomize Ear Spray please ensure that you have read all the information detailed in the Patient Information Leaflet

  • You should not use this medication if you have grommets fitted or a perforated eardrum.
  • Speak to a doctor before use if you have a mitochondrial disease or you have an open wound or damaged skin in the affected ear. Excessive use of this product may cause hearing loss or deafness.
  • You should not use this treatment more than three times in a year. If you find you are regularly suffering from ear infections, you should consult your doctor as there may be an underlying cause.

Delivery & Shipping Information

Please note that due to the current situation with COVID-19, Royal Mail are experiencing some delays. This may mean that your order takes longer to arrive than you would normally expect. We are working hard to ensure that, where possible, all orders placed before 15:00 are still dispatched the same working day.

 

UK Orders

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2 - 3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1 - 2 day delivery - £4.45
  • DPD Next Day - 1 - 2 working days - £6.95
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 21:00) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 21:00 - £10.45

Important Delivery Information

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail (unless stated). We always aim to dispatch all Royal Mail & DPD orders received before 15:00 the same working day. Any orders received after 15:00 or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders are subject to approval by our team of doctors and pharmacists. Your delivery date in the checkout is subject to your consultation being approved by our healthcare team.

All orders can be fully tracked from your dispatch email, in your online account and from any notifications from your courier.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods. Where possible, we will attempt to size all parcels to fit through your letterbox in tamper-proof packaging. By placing an order on our website, you confirm that it is safe and appropriate for a package containing medicines to be posted through your letterbox, if the carrier is able to do so. You should notify our customer support team if it is not safe for the package to be posted through the letterbox, for example due to animals or small children.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

 

Royal Mail

Features:

  • Fully tracked delivery
  • SMS & email notifications
  • Four-hour delivery window
  • Change delivery date directly with Royal Mail
  • Update delivery location - add a Safeplace, preferred neighbour, or update your delivery location to a local Post Office or Royal Mail Customer Service Point.

Royal Mail are the most widely recognised mail delivery company in the UK. Being on the UK’s 29 million doorsteps six days a week means they offer unparalleled price and convenience. The Independent Pharmacy uses Royal Mail’s Tracked 48, Tracked 24, and Special Delivery Guaranteed parcel services to offer reliable, fully-tracked delivery at very competitive prices. Your Royal Mail parcel will arrive with your normal daily delivery of post.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

DPD

Features:

  • Fully tracked delivery
  • SMS & email notifications
  • One-hour delivery window
  • Change delivery date directly with DPD
  • Update delivery location - add a Safeplace, preferred neighbour, or update your delivery location to a local collection point.

DPD Local is the most innovative parcel carrier around. Thanks to their industry-leading Predict service, they provide parcel recipients with a one hour delivery window, notified by email, so you don't have to wait in all day. What's more, it enables receivers to watch the progress of their delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15 minute time-slot. 

As well as keeping customers informed at every stage of the journey, DPD believe in maximising choice and convenience. That's why DPD provide access to a suite of options both on the day of delivery and the night before, allowing customers to take delivery of their goods in a way that suits. If you wish to reschedule, you can:

  • Select an alternative delivery date
  • Opt for delivery to a nominated neighbour
  • Have the parcel left in a specified safe place
  • Collect the parcel from your local DPD Pickup Shop
  • Upgrade delivery to By 12

Please note: DPD do not deliver on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

Once a package has been shipped with DPD we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 17:30 the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 17:30 to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 17:30 to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

International Orders

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

Need to know more about Ear Infections?

Our UK based support team can help, email us at support@theindependentpharmacy.co.uk.

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Scott McDougall

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Published on: 12-02-2021

Last modified on: 12-02-2021


Scott is one of the two founders of The Independent Pharmacy. He is a registered pharmacist and the registered manager of our service with the CQC.


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