Myrbetriq

(mirabegron)

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Treats overactive bladder.

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Our bottom line

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.

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    $425.44
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Quick facts about Myrbetriq
  • Drug class: renal
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Upsides

  • 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.
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Downsides

  • 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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How it works

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.

Quick facts about Myrbetriq
  • Drug class: renal
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Dosage forms

  • Extended release
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What to expect when you take Myrbetriq (mirabegron) for Overactive bladder

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  • High blood pressure
  • Rapid heartbeat
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Side effect rates for Myrbetriq (mirabegron)

From 1812 clinical trials of Myrbetriq when taken for overactive bladder (25 mg)
  • High blood pressure
    11%11%
    8%8%
  • Common cold symptoms
    4%4%
    3%3%
  • Urinary tract infection
    4%4%
    2%2%
  • Headache
    2%2%
    3%3%
  • Constipation
    2%2%
    1%1%
  • Chest cold infection
    2%2%
    2%2%
  • Joint pain
    2%2%
    1%1%
  • Rapid heart beat
    2%2%
    1%1%
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Where we got our data »

The placebo bar shows how common a side effect was for people taking a sugar pill instead of Myrbetriq.

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People taking Myrbetriq felt side effect more

People taking Myrbetriq felt side effect less

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Risks and Warnings for Myrbetriq (mirabegron)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Untreated high blood pressure

    Taking Myrbetriq (mirabegron) may raise your blood pressure. Your doctor will check your blood pressure before prescribing you Myrbetriq (mirabegron), and it's good to check your blood pressure regularly.

Common concerns from people taking Myrbetriq (mirabegron)

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Food
  • You can take Myrbetriq (mirabegron) with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food.
Kidneys and liver
  • Not recommended if you have severe liver or kidney disease.
Pain
  • Worth it
    Reviewed mirabegronon 2/24/2018It worked 1st day, after many months of extreme pain. Nothing else works, it’s way too expensive. 400 plus for 30 days. I hope company makes less pricey soon!!!
    50
    Woman
    Two years or more
    Would rather not say
Sleep
  • Myrbetriq (mirabegron) causes less drowsiness and constipation than other medicines for overactive bladder.