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Mirabegron Oral tablet, extended release
It is used to treat overactive bladder
Generic Name: Myrbetriq
What is this medicine?MIRABEGRON (MIR a BEG ron) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accidents.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
-difficulty passing urine
-high blood pressure
-an unusual or allergic reaction to mirabegron, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not cut, crush or chew this medicine. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on your doctor's advice.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
What if I miss a dose?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?
-certain medicines for bladder problems like fesoterodine, oxybutynin, solifenacin, tolterodine
-MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate
What should I watch for while using this medicine?It may take 8 weeks to notice the full benefit from this medicine.
You may need to limit your intake tea, coffee, caffeinated sodas, and alcohol. These drinks may make your symptoms worse.
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check your blood pressure as directed. Ask your doctor or health care professional what your blood pressure should be and when you should contact him or her.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
-allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
-chest pain or palpitations
-severe or sudden headache
-high blood pressure
-fast, irregular heartbeat
-redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
-signs of infection - fever or chills, pain or difficulty passing urine
-trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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