Mirabegron

Description

Mirabegron is used alone or in combination with other medicines (solifenacin) for the treatment of overactive bladder, a condition characterized by symptoms such as a frequent feeling of a need to urinate, sudden urge to urinate, inability to control urination, leaking of urine, etc. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mirabegron

  • Bladder pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Eye pain
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Pain in the groin or genitals
  • Headache

Uses of Mirabegron

What is it prescribed for?

  • Overactive Bladder
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If this medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to mirabegron, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If this medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.
General warnings

Hypertension

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hypertension due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Angioedema

This medicine should be used with caution in patients since it may increase the risk of angioedema of the face, lips, larynx, tongue, etc on your first or multiple doses followed. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Urinary retention

This medicine should be used with caution since it may increase the risk of urinary retention. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Pimozide

Carvedilol

Thioridazine

Chlorpheniramine

Dextromethorphan

Brexpiprazole

Disease interactions

Hypertension

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with high blood pressure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. It is not recommended for use in patients with severe uncontrolled hypertension. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine relaxes the urinary bladder muscles; this helps the bladder to retain a larger amount of urine and prevents the symptoms of an overactive bladder.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Urinary antispasmodics

Schedule

Schedule H

Mirabegron - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 5 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB08893

[Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2018 [cited 5 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/202611s000lbl.pdf

[Internet]. Myrbetriq.com. 2019 [cited 5 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.myrbetriq.com/content/pdf/Myrbetriq_patient_information.pdf

Mirabegron: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2018 [cited 5 December 2018]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a612038.html#

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Information on this page was last updated on 26 Aug 2019

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