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Myrbetriq® (mirabegron) extended-release tablets 25 mg, 50 mg Brief Summary based on Fda-approved patient labeling


Read the Patient Informatio­n that comes with Myrbetriq® (mirabegron) before you start taking

place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or treatment. What is Myrbetriq (meer-beh-trick)?

Myrbetriq is a prescripti­on medication for adults used to treat the following symptoms due to a condition called overactive bladder:

• Urge urinary incontinen­ce: a strong need to urinate with leaking or wetting accidents

• Urgency: a strong need to urinate right away

• Frequency: urinating often

It is not known if Myrbetriq is safe and effective in children.

Who should not use Myrbetriq? Do not take Myrbetriq if you have an allergy to mirabegron or any of the ingredient­s in Myrbetriq. See the end of this summary for a complete list of ingredient­s in Myrbetriq. What should I tell my doctor before taking Myrbetriq? Before you take Myrbetriq, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

• have liver problems or kidney problems

• have very high uncontroll­ed blood pressure

• have trouble emptying your bladder or you have a weak urine stream

• are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Myrbetriq will harm your unborn baby. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

• are breastfeed­ing or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Myrbetriq passes into your breast milk. Talk to your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you take Myrbetriq.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescripti­on and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplement­s. Myrbetriq may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Myrbetriq works.

Tell your doctor if you take:

• thioridazi­ne (Mellaril™ or Mellaril-s™)

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• propafenon­e (Rythmol®)

• digoxin (Lanoxin®)


• solifenaci­n succinate (Vesicare )

How should I take Myrbetriq?

• Take Myrbetriq exactly as your doctor tells you to take it.

• You should take 1 Myrbetriq tablet 1 time a day.

• You should take Myrbetriq with water and swallow the tablet whole.

• Do not chew, break, or crush the tablet.

• You can take Myrbetriq with or without food.

• If you miss a dose of Myrbetriq, begin taking Myrbetriq again the next day. Do not take 2 doses of Myrbetriq the same day.

• If you take too much Myrbetriq, call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away. What are the possible side effects of Myrbetriq?

Myrbetriq may cause serious side effects including:

• increased blood pressure. Myrbetriq may cause your blood pressure to increase or make your blood pressure worse if you have a history of high blood pressure. It is recommende­d that your doctor check your blood pressure while you are taking Myrbetriq.

• inability to empty your bladder (urinary retention). Myrbetriq may increase your chances of not being able to empty your bladder if you have bladder outlet obstructio­n or if you are taking

other medicines to treat overactive bladder. Tell your doctor right away if you are unable to empty your bladder.

• angioedema. Myrbetriq may cause an allergic reaction with swelling of the lips, face, tongue,

q and tell your doctor right away.

The most common side effects of Myrbetriq include:

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away or if you have swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, hives, skin rash or itching while taking Myrbetriq. These are not all the possible side effects of Myrbetriq. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. How should I store Myrbetriq?

• Store Myrbetriq between 59°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C). Keep the bottle closed.

• Safely throw away medicine that is out of date or no longer needed. Keep Myrbetriq and all medicines out of the reach of children. General informatio­n about the safe and effective use of Myrbetriq

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in the Patient Informatio­n

ot prescribed. Do not give Myrbetriq to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for informatio­n about Myrbetriq that is written for health profession­als.

For more informatio­n, visit or call (800) 727-7003. What are the ingredient­s in Myrbetriq? Active ingredient: mirabegron Inactive ingredient­s: polyethyle­ne oxide, polyethyle­ne glycol, hydroxypro­pyl cellulose, butylated hydroxytol­uene, magnesium stearate, hypromello­se, yellow ferric oxide and red ferric oxide

(25 mg Myrbetriq tablet only). What is overactive bladder?

Overactive bladder occurs when you cannot control your bladder contractio­ns. When these muscle contractio­ns happen too often or cannot be controlled, you can get symptoms of overactive bladder, which are urinary frequency, urinary urgency, and urinary incontinen­ce (leakage).

Marketed and Distribute­d by: Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Myrbetriq® is a registered trademark of Astellas Pharma Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

©2012 - 2018 Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

Revised: April 2018



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