Compare Myrbetriq vs. Sanctura

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Myrbetriq
(mirabegron)

Sanctura
(trospium)

Treats overactive bladder. Myrbetriq (mirabegron) is a good treatment for overactive bladder with the least chance for dry mouth and constipation, but talk to your doctor if you have high blood pressure.Coming soon.
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Side effects
MyrbetriqSanctura
  • High blood pressure 3%
  • Common cold symptoms 1%
  • Urinary tract infection 2%
  • Constipation 1%
  • Joint pain 1%
  • Rapid heart beat 1%
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How it works
MyrbetriqSanctura
Myrbetriq (mirabegron) is a beta-3 receptor agonist. It activates the receptor in your bladder, causing the bladder muscles to relax. This allows you to hold more urine and go to the bathroom less often.Coming soon.
Type of medication
MyrbetriqSanctura
Prescription only
Available as
MyrbetriqSanctura
  • Extended release
  • Pill
  • Extended release
Used for
MyrbetriqSanctura
  • Bladder Muscle Dysfunction Overactive
Risk factors for serious side effects
MyrbetriqSanctura
  • Untreated high blood pressure
  • Bladder outlet obstruction
Detailed Myrbetriq (mirabegron) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Food
    MyrbetriqSanctura
    • You can take Myrbetriq (mirabegron) with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food.
    No food related info.
    Kidneys and liver
    MyrbetriqSanctura
    • Not recommended if you have severe liver or kidney disease.
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    Sleep
    MyrbetriqSanctura
    • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) causes less drowsiness and constipation than other medicines for overactive bladder.
    No sleep related info.
    Upsides and benefits
    MyrbetriqSanctura
    • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) helps you to have better control over your urination.
    • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) causes less drowsiness and constipation than other medicines for overactive bladder.
    • May be used if you have glaucoma.
    • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) may be safer to use if you are over 65 years old.
    Coming soon
    Downsides and risks
    MyrbetriqSanctura
    • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) might raise your blood pressure.
    • If you have an obstruction in your bladder, Myrbetriq (mirabegron) might make you retain more urine.
    • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) may be very expensive depending on your insurance.
    • Not recommended if you have severe liver or kidney disease.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    MyrbetriqSanctura
    • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) is a long-acting medicine. Do not crush, break or chew it.
    • Drink enough water to keep hydrated. Not drinking enough water on hot days can increase your chances of dehydration or heat stroke.
    • You can take Myrbetriq (mirabegron) with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food.
    • Drinking too much caffeine in coffee or sodas can make the side effects worse.
    • Check your blood pressure regularly while on Myrbetriq (mirabegron).
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