Myrbetriq

Active Ingredient(s): Mirabegron
FDA Approved: * June 28, 2012
Pharm Company: * ASTELLAS
Category: Urinary System

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Myrbetriq Overview

Mirabegron (trade name Myrbetriq meer-BET-trick in the US and Betmiga in Europe) is a drug for the treatment of overactive bladder.[2] It was developed by Astellas Pharma and was approved in the United States in July 2012.[3] Mirabegron activates the β3 adrenergic receptor in the detrusor muscle in the bladder, which leads to muscle relaxation and an increase in bladder capacity.[4] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 3 References 4 External links Medical uses Its prima...

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Myrbetriq side effects
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I started taking Myrbetriq 4 months ago. About 2 months ago I became very dizzy and was diagnosed with Vertigo. I am now in therapy for it, but nothing is really helping it. I am concerned it is a side effect. Otherwise this med is fabulous. Has anyone else suffered from this or did this just happen to me? ## Yes, that can be a side effect of this medication, though for it to be that severe and cause vertigo isn't very common. But most medications that are used to treat overactive bladder can cause dizziness and vertigo. It would also explain why therapy isn't helping the situation. I had that happen with a medication myself last year and it was quite miserable for awhile, until I finally connected it to the medication I had been taking and stopped. Have you tried exercises and ...
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Myrbetriq working intermittenly
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I have been on Myrbetric for about 6 months and for a while it works really well and then it lessens and does not work as well then it seems to come back again. Not sure why it does not work consistently and wondering if anyone else has had this experience? ## Some of it can really depend on your own body chemistry, our hormones tend to fluctuate throughout the month, so at any given time, it is conceivable that this could affect how well any given medication works. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, and urinary retention. However, there is also a chance that it isn't the right medication to help you, so you may need to consult your doctor about trying a different medication. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Than...
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Recovery from oxybutin
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I just switched from oxybutin to myrbetriq. The oxybutin caused dry skin (and I'm wrinkling like a prune), a host of problems from dry mouth including crumbling teeth and hypersensitivity to spices including salt. Some days the salt in cheese burns. I got mouth sores and some days I couldn't eat bread without choking. I knew my eyes were dry - I'm just reading here that my recent vision problems were more fallout. And the horrendous leg cramps. The question is, how soon can I hope to see a difference? Will it reverse? ## Hello, Vric! How are you? Yes, it should reverse, but it may take a few weeks from the time you stopped taking it. However, you should be aware that Myrbetriq carries the risk of causing similar side effects, as reported by the FDA, so you may still experien...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
How long before myrbetriq starts to work
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I have been on 50mg of myrbetriq for 4 days without any relief...how long does this medication take to start working? ## Hello, Mickey! How are you? While it should start to have some effect within the first few days of taking it, it can take 4 to 5 weeks for it to reach its full level of efficacy in the body, for you to know if it is going to work for you, nor not. Have you experienced any of its typical side effects, which the FDA lists as possibly including nausea, dizziness, blurred vision and headache? ## Thank you for your answer. Thankfully I have not had any reaction to the Myrbetriq. I did call my doctor today and I was taking it before bed, he told me to start taking it in the morning and that it may work better. Thank you again
Updated 3 months ago.
 
no muscle control of bladder and rectum
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I have no control of my bladder and rectum muscles. I just had botex shots for my bladder and I just started taking Myrbetriq. My question is , would it help to see if botex would help with my rectum muscles and help me trying to get to the bathrroom before it starts. I have diverticulos and it is very hard to get to bathroom in time for lack of no muscle control..If you can be of any help I will be so thankful ,this is very embarrassing to me. Thank you so much.
Updated 3 months ago.
 
utis
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I went uro doc for a follow up because I have frequent utis and urgency to urinate and actually I felt ok. She started me on myrbetriq and guess what, my urgency started again. Also, I have read it can cause utis and one of my main complaints is chronic utis. The side effects of this medicine can cause you have the problems this medicine is suppose to remedy. Explain that. ## Hi Kathy, There are lots of prescription drugs that cause the same problems as the ones they are supposed to treat. It's pretty ridiculous! Have you ever tried any natural/homeopathic remedies? I've heard that coconut milk, coconut water, and cranberry juice can be really effective. I deal with a condition called interstitial cystitis which causes an urgency to urinate and all sorts of wonderful related iss...
Updated 4 months ago.
 
when to take morning or night
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Should I take myrbetriq morning or evening? ## Hello, Redrose! How are you? It can cause some dizziness and drowsiness, as side effects, according to the FDA, so you might want to try taking it at night, unless your doctor has instructed otherwise. Additional side effects may possibly including nausea, bladder pain, sore throat and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## thank you; very helpful. I got my answer.
Updated 5 months ago.
 
myrbetriq
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I started to take Myrbetriq 5 days ago and I am having severe fatigue. Just wondering if any one else has felt the same way. Thanks. ## I have elderly mom and she is battling cancer her side effects were not fatigue but exhausting super weak. Nausea but worse of all memory loss severe in two months. I am taking off immediately as her brain was perfect cancer she fought for nine years this medicine for her was a bad choice didn't help bladder at all
Updated 5 months ago.
 
Back and neck spasm on myrbetriq?
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Has anyone experienced back and neck spasm while taking myrbetriq? I have been taking Wellbutrin XL 150mg for several years after bladder spasms start post hysterectomy. The Wellbutrin XL causes increased muscle tension, but tolerable as long as I do not increase the dosage. However, since starting the Myrbetriq, I am having increased neck and back spasms which is not responding to bodywork or muscle relaxers. I was thinking maybe the Myrbetriq may affect the same part of the brain as the Wellbutrin(which worked well for many years for the bladder spasms). Would appreciate feedback. ## Body aches, joint aches, pain and spasms are listed by the FDA as being possible side effects of this medication. How long have you been taking it? Side effects are usually transient and go away, once you...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
Blood glucose rising
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Can myrbetric cause blood glucose to rise? Am 55, never been diagnosed as diabetic and am getting early morning fasting readings of 140. Weight is normal. Have been on myrbetric about 3-4 months ## Hello, Greg! How are you? The FDA does not have this listed as a known/proven side effect, however, other people taking it have reported experiencing this and having it stop, when they stopped the medication. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 6 months ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Mirabegron
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 25 mg, 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Myrbetriq: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0469-2601 24 Hr Myrbetriq 25 mg Extended Release Tablet by Astellas Pharma Us, Inc.
  • 0469-2602 24 Hr Myrbetriq 50 mg Extended Release Tablet by Astellas Pharma Us, Inc.
  • 69189-2601 Myrbetriq 25 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Mirabegron or a similar ingredient: (1 result)


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