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Mirabegron

Name of the Generic: Mirabegron [MIR-a-BEG-ron]
Names of Brands: Myrbetriq, Myrbetriq Granules, Myrbetriq
Dosage Formats: Oral suspension, extended release (8 mg/mL), oral tablet, extended release (25 mg/50 mg).
Classification of Drugs: Urinary antispasmodics

What is Mirabegron?

Mirabegron can be used by the adult population to address an overactive bladder that suffers from frequent or rapid urination, as well as the condition of urinary incontinence. Mirabegron can be used in conjunction with another medication known as solifenacin (Vesicare).Mirabegron can be used in children to treat neurogenic detrusor hyperactivity (NDO). Incontinence in the urinary tract caused by NDO is a result of permanent nerve damage caused by ailments like MS or spinal injuries.

Mirabegron tablets are available for children who are at least three years of age. Mirabegron granules should be used for children aged 3 or more who weigh at least 77 lbs (35 kg).Mirabegron can also be used for reasons not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Mirabegron

Stop taking mirabegron and seek medical assistance immediately in the event that you show warning signs of an allergic reaction, such as symptoms of hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue.

Mirabegron may cause serious side effects. Consult your physician right away in the event that you experience:

  • Pain or burning sensation when you urinate,
  • Extremely dangerously high blood pressure—severe migraines, blurred vision, and pounding in your neck or ear.

Common adverse effects of mirabegron could include:

  • Painful urination;
  • Raised blood pressure
  • Sinus discomfort, sore throat;
  • Constipation;
  • Headaches
  • Dry mouth or heartbeats that are fast (when taken in conjunction with solifenacin).

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

Do not take Mirabegron in the case of uncontrolled hypertension (high blood pressure).

Before you Take this Drug

It is not recommended to use mirabegron if you have an allergy to it.

Inform your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • High blood pressure
  • A bladder obstruction
  • Difficulty getting your bladder empty (very little urine or a small flow of urine);
  • Kidney disease kidney disease
  • The liver condition.

Inform your doctor if you are nursing or pregnant.

Mirabegron should not be administered to children younger than 3 years.

How to take Mirabegron?

Follow the instructions on the label of your prescription and also read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Make sure you use the medication precisely as directed.If you are taking mirabegron in combination with solifenacin, you should take both medications in the same order each day.The Mirabegron tablet with the full amount of water Take the tablet in one swallow and make sure you don't crush, chew, or break it.

Adults can take a mirabegron tablet either with or without meals. But children should consume the tablet along with food.Adults and children alike must be taking mirabegron granules along with meals.

A pharmacist mixes mirabegron granules to create a suspension (liquid) before you get the medication.shake it up to shake the suspension before measuring the amount. Utilize the dosing syringe that comes with it or use a dosage measuring device (not an ordinary spoon).If the suspension won't be used for two days or more, shake it vigorously for one minute each day in order to keep the granules well mixed.Be sure to read and adhere to any instructions for use that come along with your medication. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor for clarification if you are unsure of these directions.

The dosage you require may alter if you switch from taking mirabegron tablets to using a suspension. Be sure to use only the strength and form the doctor recommends.Your blood pressure is likely to be checked regularly.It can take up to 8 weeks before symptoms improve. Continue to take the medication according to instructions and notify your doctor if you feel your symptoms don't improve.

Maintain at room temperature. without moisture or heat. Discard any unopened Mirabegron suspension after the expiration date on the label.

What Happens If I Miss a Dose?

Utilize the medicine as soon as you can. However, do not take your missed dose if you are more than 12 hours late for the dose. Do not take two doses at once.

What Happens If I Overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

A high dose can cause rapid heartbeats or a flutter in your chest.

What Should be Avoided?

Follow your doctor's advice regarding any limitations on foods, drinks, or activities.

Interaction with Other Drugs

Discuss with your doctor your other medications, particularly:

  • Digoxin;
  • Flecainide;
  • Propafenone;
  • Solifenacin;
  • Thioridazine.

This list isn't exhaustive. Other drugs can interact with mirabegron as well, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Some interactions with drugs may not be listed here. are listed here.

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