Myrbetriq (mirabegron)

Medically Reviewed By Alex Brewer, PharmD, MBA

About Myrbetriq

Myrbetriq is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat:

  • Overactive bladder (OAB). Myrbetriq is used in adults with OAB who have urinary urgency, frequency, and incontinence. For this purpose, Myrbetriq may be used alone or in combination with a drug called solifenacin (Vesicare).
  • Neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO). Myrbetriq is used in children ages 3 years and older with neurogenic detrusor overactivity. NDO is a type of overactive bladder that’s caused by a nerve problem.

For more information about how the drug is used, see the “Myrbetriq: Uses” section below.

Key points

This table provides key facts about Myrbetriq.

Active drug mirabegron
Drug class beta-3 agonist
Forms • oral tablets
• granules that are mixed with water to form a liquid suspension that’s taken by mouth

Finding a healthcare professional

If you’re interested in taking this drug, search here to find a doctor who might prescribe it.

Myrbetriq: Generic

Myrbetriq contains mirabegron as its active ingredient. Myrbetriq only comes as a brand-name medication. It isn’t currently available as a generic drug.

Generics are an identical copy of the active drug found in a brand-name medication. Generics typically cost less than brand-name drugs.

Myrbetriq: Side effects

As with most drugs, it’s possible to have side effects with Myrbetriq. These can include some mild side effects, but also some serious ones.

To learn more about Myrbetriq’s side effects, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They may also provide information about managing certain side effects of this drug.

To find out about Myrbetriq’s side effects in older people, see the “Myrbetriq’s side effects explained” section below.

Note: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tracks side effects of drugs it has approved. If you would like to notify the FDA about a side effect you’ve had with Myrbetriq, you can do so through MedWatch.

Mild and serious side effects

Mild and serious side effects of Myrbetriq are listed in the table below. These side effects may vary depending on whether Myrbetriq is taken alone or in combination with other medications. This table does not include all of Myrbetriq’s possible side effects.

Mild side effects* Serious side effects
• infection, such as the common cold, flu, or urinary tract infection (UTI) high blood pressure
• headache atrial fibrillation (a type of abnormal heart rhythm)
• dry mouth stroke
• constipation or diarrhea† osteoarthritis (inflammation in the joints)
• nausea urinary retention (inability to completely empty your bladder)
• increased heart rate allergic reaction
• pain in your abdomen, back, or joints  
• dizziness  
• fatigue  
• eye problems, such as blurry vision or dry eyes  

* This is not a complete list of Myrbetriq’s mild side effects. To learn about other mild side effects of this drug, ask your doctor or pharmacist. You can also check side effects in the drug’s prescribing information.
† For more information about this side effect, see “Myrbetriq’s side effects explained” below.

Most times, mild side effects of a drug go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist if any side effects don’t go away or become severe.

Serious side effects from Myrbetriq aren’t common, but they are possible. If you have serious side effects, call your doctor right away. However, if you’re having a medical emergency or your symptoms feel life threatening, call 911 or a local emergency number.

Myrbetriq’s side effects in children

Myrbetriq is approved to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) in certain children ages 3 years and older. (NDO is a type of overactive bladder that’s caused by a nerve problem.)

The side effects of Myrbetriq in children are generally expected to be the same as those in adults. (For more information, see the “Mild and serious side effects” section above.)

However, in clinical studies, children younger than age 12 years were more likely than older children to have high blood pressure with Myrbetriq.

Your child’s doctor can advise on the risk of side effects with Myrbetriq.

Myrbetriq’s side effects in older people

Side effects of Myrbetriq in older people are generally expected to be the same as those in younger people.

Certain drugs prescribed to treat overactive bladder can cause bothersome side effects for older people. These side effects include confusion and sleepiness. But Myrbetriq isn’t known to have these effects in older people.

If you’re age 65 years or older, talk with your doctor before starting treatment with Myrbetriq. They can discuss your risk of side effects based on your age.

Myrbetriq’s side effects explained

Below, you can find detailed information about one of Myrbetriq’s side effects. To learn more about other side effects of this medication, talk with your doctor.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea is one of the more common side effects of Myrbetriq, but it doesn’t happen often. To learn more about how often this side effect occurred in clinical studies, see the drug’s prescribing information.

In some cases, diarrhea can lead to dehydration. If you have diarrhea with Myrbetriq, it’s important to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.

If you have bothersome or long lasting diarrhea with Myrbetriq, talk with your doctor. They can suggest ways to ease your symptoms.

Allergic reaction

As with most drugs, some people can have an allergic reaction after taking Myrbetriq. A more severe allergic reaction is rare but possible. In clinical studies, allergic reactions weren’t reported with Myrbetriq. Since the medication was approved, though, they have been reported in rare cases.

Possible symptoms of mild and serious allergic reactions are listed in the table below.

Mild allergic reaction symptoms Serious allergic reaction symptoms
flushing • swelling under your skin, possibly in your  hands, feet, lips, or eyelids
rash • swelling in your throat or mouth
• itching trouble breathing

If you have an allergic reaction to Myrbetriq, call your doctor right away. This is important to do because the reaction could become severe.

However, if you’re having a medical emergency or your symptoms feel life threatening, call 911 or a local emergency number.

Myrbetriq: Uses

Prescription drugs, such as Myrbetriq, are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat certain conditions.

Using Myrbetriq for overactive bladder

The FDA has approved Myrbetriq to treat overactive bladder (OAB). OAB is a condition that causes sudden, intense, and frequent urges to urinate.

Specifically, Myrbetriq is used prescribed to treat OAB in adults with urinary:

  • urgency (sudden feeling that your bladder is full and needs to be emptied right away)
  • frequency (urinating more often than usual)
  • incontinence (inability to control your bladder)

OAB is often caused by other conditions, such as diabetes, prostate problems, or Parkinson’s disease.

Using Myrbetriq for neurogenic detrusor overactivity

The FDA has approved Myrbetriq to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) in children ages 3 years and older.

NDO is a type of overactive bladder. It’s often caused by a nerve problem, which can happen with conditions such as multiple sclerosis and stroke. Symptoms of NDO overlap with those of overactive bladder and include urinary urgency, frequency, and incontinence.

Taking Myrbetriq with other drugs

When prescribed to treat OAB, Myrbetriq may be taken alone or in combination with a drug called solifenacin (Vesicare).

Your doctor will recommend whether you should take Myrbetriq alone or with other drugs.

Using Myrbetriq in children

The FDA has approved Myrbetriq to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity in children ages 3 years and older. For details about this condition, see “Using Myrbetriq for neurogenic detrusor overactivity” above.

Finding a healthcare professional for Myrbetriq

If you’re interested in taking Myrbetriq, you can find a doctor who might prescribe it by searching here. If you’d like, you can prepare for your appointment by using Healthgrades’ appointment guide for urinary incontinence.

Myrbetriq: Dosage

Below you’ll find dosages that are commonly recommended for Myrbetriq. However, you should take the dosage your doctor prescribes for you. They’ll recommend the dosage that’s best for your needs.

Most often, doctors start by prescribing a low dosage of Myrbetriq. Then they’ll change the dosage over time to an amount that’s right for the condition being treated. Doctors typically prescribe the smallest dosage that gives the desired outcome.

The dosage of Myrbetriq that your doctor prescribes will depend on factors, such as:

  • the form of Myrbetriq you take
  • your age
  • any health conditions you have, such as liver or kidney problems
  • the condition you’re using Myrbetriq to treat and the severity of it
  • body weight, in children taking the drug

Myrbetriq’s forms and strengths

Myrbetriq is available as follows:

  • Forms:
    • oral tablets
    • granules that are mixed with water to form an oral suspension (a liquid suspension that’s taken by mouth)
  • Strengths:
    • oral tablets: 25 milligrams (mg) and 50 mg
    • oral suspension: 8 mg per milliliter (mL) of solution

Myrbetriq’s recommended dosages

Recommended dosages for Myrbetriq in adults and children are described below. The drug’s approved uses vary between adults and children. See the “Myrbetriq: Uses” section above for more information.

Adult dosage

Recommended dosages for Myrbetriq in adults with overactive bladder are:

  • Starting dosage: 25 mg once daily
  • Maximum dosage: 50 mg once daily

Your doctor may prescribe a different dosage of Myrbetriq depending on several factors, including whether you have liver or renal (kidney) disease. If you have questions about liver dosing or renal dosing for Myrbetriq, talk with your doctor.

Child dosage

Recommended dosages for children ages 3 years and older with neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) are shown below. These dosages are based on the child’s weight in kilograms (kg). One kg is about 2.2 pounds (lb).

Children’s dosage for Myrbetriq granules

Myrbetriq granules can be prescribed in children who weigh at least 11 kg (about 24 lb). Recommended dosages are provided in the below table.

Body weight Starting dosage Maximum dosage
11 kg (24 lb) to less than 22 kg (48 lb) 24 mg once daily 48 mg once daily
22 kg (48 lb) to less than 35 kg (77 lb) 32 mg once daily 64 mg once daily
35 kg (77 lb) or greater 48 mg once daily 80 mg once daily

Children’s dosage for Myrbetriq tablets

Myrbetriq tablets can be prescribed in children who weigh at least 35 kg (about 77 lb). Recommended dosages for Myrbetriq tablets in children are as follows:

  • Starting dosage: 25 mg once daily
  • Maximum dosage: 50 mg once daily

Your child’s doctor may prescribe a different dosage of Myrbetriq depending on several factors, including whether they have liver or kidney disease. If you have questions about the dosage that’s right for your child, talk with their doctor.

Dosage considerations

Below are some things to consider about Myrbetriq’s dosage.

Missing a dose: If you miss a dose of Myrbetriq, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. But if it’s been more than 12 hours since you missed the dose, just skip it.

You can take your next dose again at its usual time. If you aren’t sure whether to take a missed dose or skip it, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

It’s important that you don’t take any extra doses of Myrbetriq to make up for a missed dose. Doing this can increase your risk of side effects with the drug. (For information about the drug’s side effects, see the “Myrbetriq: Side effects” section above.)

View these medication reminder options to help avoid missing doses. You could also set an alarm, use a timer, or download a reminder app on your phone.

Length of treatment: Doctors typically prescribe Myrbetriq as a long-term treatment. You’ll likely take it long term if you and your doctor feel it’s safe and effective for your condition.

Questions you may have about Myrbetriq

Here are some common questions about Myrbetriq and brief answers to them. If you’d like to know more about these topics, ask your doctor.

Is Myrbetriq similar to alternatives such as oxybutynin, Vesicare, Toviaz, and Flomax?

Yes, Myrbetriq has some similarities to its alternatives.

Like Myrbetriq, the following drugs can all be prescribed to treat certain bladder problems:

In fact, Myrbetriq is sometimes prescribed in combination with Vesicare to treat overactive bladder. But each of these medications contain different active drugs. And they each work differently in your body than Myrbetriq.

To learn more about the similarities and differences with these drugs, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.

Will I have weight gain or weight loss with Myrbetriq?

Most likely, no. Weight changes weren’t reported as side effects in clinical studies of Myrbetriq.

However, drugs other than Myrbetriq that are prescribed to treat overactive bladder may cause weight gain. This includes the drug darifenacin (Enablex).

If you’re concerned about weight changes while taking Myrbetriq, talk with your doctor. They can recommend ways to maintain a weight that is healthy for you while taking the drug.

What should I know about stopping Myrbetriq? Can I stop it ‘cold turkey’?

It’s best to talk with your doctor before stopping Myrbetriq.

The drug isn’t known to cause withdrawal symptoms when it’s stopped. (Withdrawal symptoms are side effects that may happen if you stop taking a drug your body has become dependent on.) Such symptoms weren’t reported in clinical studies of Myrbetriq.

But keep in mind that symptoms of the condition you’re using Myrbetriq to treat may return after you stop the drug. It’s best to continue taking Myrbetriq until your doctor says it’s safe to stop. They’ll advise you on the safest way to stop taking Myrbetriq and whether you can stop it suddenly (“cold turkey”). They may want to prescribe a different drug to treat your condition.

Does Myrbetriq cause dementia, hair loss, or kidney problems?

No, Myrbetriq likely doesn’t cause dementia or hair loss. (Dementia is a condition that causes problems with communication, memory, and behavior.) These conditions weren’t reported as side effects in clinical studies of Myrbetriq.

Other drugs prescribed to treat overactive bladder may increase the risk of dementia. These include:

Myrbetriq isn’t known to directly cause kidney problems. This also wasn’t reported in clinical studies of the drug. But other side effects of Myrbetriq can lead to kidney problems if they’re severe or left untreated. This includes conditions such as:

If you’re concerned about having dementia or hair loss with Myrbetriq, talk with your doctor. They can advise on your risk of these side effects with Myrbetriq.

Also, if you’re concerned about your risk of kidney problems while taking Myrbetriq, tell your doctor. If you have symptoms of a UTI or urinary retention, let your doctor know right away. They may recommend treatment to help lower your risk of kidney problems.

Can Myrbetriq be taken for erectile dysfunction (ED) or interstitial cystitis (IC)?

Myrbetriq isn’t currently approved to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) or interstitial cystitis (IC). But doctors may prescribe the drug off-label for these conditions. With off-label use, doctors prescribe a drug for a purpose other than what it’s approved for.

ED is the inability to get or keep an erection. IC is a bladder problem that causes bladder pain and frequent urination. But IC is different than overactive bladder, which Myrbetriq is approved to treat.

If you’re interested in using Myrbetriq to treat ED or IC, talk with your doctor. They can advise the right treatment for your condition.

Is Myrbetriq safe to take?

Myrbetriq is generally considered safe to take. But the drug can cause mild or serious side effects for some people. For details about possible side effects, see the “Myrbetriq: Side effects” section above.

If you’re concerned about the safety of Myrbetriq, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They can discuss your risk of side effects with the drug.

Myrbetriq: Cost

Like other medications, prices for Myrbetriq may vary. The drug’s price will depend on factors such as:

Cost considerations for Myrbetriq

Here’s a list of things to consider when looking into the cost of Myrbetriq:

  • Option for a 90-day supply. For some drugs, it’s possible to get a 90-day supply. If this option is approved by your insurance company, it can help lower the cost of the drug. It can also help you avoid frequent trips to your pharmacy. If you’d like to learn more about this option, ask your doctor or pharmacist, or contact your insurance company.
  • Need for prior authorization. Before insurance coverage for Myrbetriq is approved, your insurance company may require prior authorization. In this case, your doctor and insurance company will communicate about your prescription for Myrbetriq. Then, the insurance company will decide if the drug will be covered. To find out if you need prior authorization for Myrbetriq, contact your insurance company.
  • Possible cost assistance options. Financial assistance to help lower the cost of Myrbetriq is available. Astellas Pharma US Inc., the manufacturer of the drug, offers a savings card to lower the cost of Myrbetriq. It also offers additional financial assistance through the Astellas Patient Assistance Program. To learn more about these options, visit the manufacturer’s website. Also, check out this article to learn about ways to save on prescription drugs.
  • Use of a mail-order pharmacy. Myrbetriq may be dispensed through mail-order pharmacies. Getting your prescription through a mail-order pharmacy could lower its cost. It can also allow you to get the drug without leaving home. To find out more about this option, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or insurance company.
  • Availability of a generic form. Myrbetriq doesn’t come in a generic form. A generic drug is an exact copy of the active drug in a brand-name medication. Typically, generics cost less than brand-name drugs.

Myrbetriq: How it works

Myrbetriq is approved to treat the conditions below:

  • Overactive bladder (OAB). Myrbetriq is used in adults with OAB who have urinary urgency, frequency, and incontinence.
  • Neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO). Myrbetriq is used in children ages 3 years and older with neurogenic detrusor overactivity. NDO is a type of overactive bladder that’s caused by a nerve problem.

To learn more about these conditions, see the “Myrbetriq: Uses” section above.

Myrbetriq belongs to a drug class called beta-3 agonists. The drug works* by attaching to beta-3 cells on the bladder. This allows the bladder muscles to relax, helping it to hold more urine. This is how Myrbetriq eases the symptoms of OAB and NDO.

* The way a drug works in your body is called its “mechanism of action.”

How long does Myrbetriq take to start working?

Myrbetriq starts working to treat your condition as soon as you take it. But it may take several weeks for your symptoms to ease.

How long does Myrbetriq stay in your system?

Myrbetriq stays in your system for about 10 days after you take it.

Myrbetriq and alcohol

There aren’t any known interactions between Myrbetriq and alcohol.

However, keep in mind that drinking alcohol can lead to increased urination, which may worsen symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB). Myrbetriq is prescribed to treat OAB. So drinking alcohol while taking the drug could make it hard to tell if the drug is working well for you.

If you drink alcohol, your doctor can recommend the amount that’s safe for you to drink while taking Myrbetriq.

Myrbetriq: How to take

Your doctor will recommend how you should take Myrbetriq. It’s important that you take the drug exactly as your doctor instructs.

Myrbetriq comes in two forms:

  • oral tablets
  • granules that are mixed with water to form an oral suspension (a liquid suspension that’s taken by mouth)

Questions about taking Myrbetriq

Here’s a list of common questions related to taking Myrbetriq:

  • When should I take Myrbetriq? You’ll likely take Myrbetriq once a day. You can take it at any time of day. But try to take your doses around the same time each day. View these medication reminder options to help avoid missing doses. You could also set an alarm, use a timer, or download a reminder app on your phone.
  • Do I need to take Myrbetriq with food? For adults, Myrbetriq can be taken with or without food. But children should take Myrbetriq with food.
  • Can Myrbetriq be chewed, split, or crushed? No, you shouldn’t chew, split, or crush Myrbetriq tablets. You should swallow the tablets whole. If you have trouble swallowing Myrbetriq tablets, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. With Myrbetriq granules, a pharmacist will mix them with water to form a liquid solution that’s taken by mouth. If any granules remain in the mixture, they should not be chewed. Instead, they should be swallowed with the liquid without being chewed.
  • Is there a best time of day to take Myrbetriq? No, there isn’t a best time of day to take Myrbetriq. The drug is typically taken once daily. It can be taken any time of day, but try to take your doses around the same time each day.

Myrbetriq: Interactions

Myrbetriq may interact with other medications. It is not known to interact with any herbs, supplements, or foods.

Different interactions can cause different effects. Some interactions can interfere with a drug’s effectiveness. Others can increase a drug’s side effects or cause them to be severe.

If any of the interactions listed below might pertain to you, talk with your doctor. They can tell you what you need to do to avoid the interaction.

  • Myrbetriq and other medications. Because Myrbetriq may interact with the following drugs, your doctor may recommend that you don’t take it with these drugs. Examples include:
    • anticholinergic drugs, such as oxybutynin (Oxytrol) and darifenacin (Enablex)
  • Myrbetriq and herbs and supplements. No herbs or supplements have been reported to interact with Myrbetriq. Check with your doctor or pharmacist before using any of these products while taking Myrbetriq.
  • Myrbetriq and foods. Myrbetriq isn’t known to interact with any foods. If you have questions about eating certain foods with Myrbetriq, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.

Myrbetriq and pregnancy

It’s not known if Myrbetriq is safe to use while pregnant. The drug hasn’t been studied in human pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown harm to offspring born to pregnant females who were given high doses of Myrbetriq. But animal studies may not predict what happens in humans.

If you’re pregnant or planning a pregnancy, talk with your doctor before starting Myrbetriq treatment. They can advise on the risks and benefits of using the drug while pregnant.

Myrbetriq and birth control needs

Doctors aren’t sure whether it’s safe to take Myrbetriq during pregnancy.

Talk with your doctor about your birth control needs with Myrbetriq if you’re sexually active and you or your partner can become pregnant. Your doctor can recommend if you should use birth control with this medication.

Myrbetriq and breastfeeding

It isn’t known if Myrbetriq passes into human breast milk or what effect the drug may have on a child who is breastfed.

Animal studies found that Myrbetriq passed into the milk of lactating females. But animal studies won’t always predict what might happen with humans.

If you’re breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, talk with your doctor before starting Myrbetriq treatment. They can recommend the best way to feed your child while you’re taking Myrbetriq.

Myrbetriq: Precautions

Tell your doctor about your health history before starting treatment with Myrbetriq. Your doctor may not recommend this medication if you have certain factors affecting your health or specific medical conditions.

These factors and conditions include:

  • High blood pressure. Myrbetriq can cause high blood pressure. If you already have this condition, the drug may increase your blood pressure even more. Your doctor will likely check your blood pressure periodically during treatment. Before taking Myrbetriq, be sure to tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure that isn’t well-managed. Your doctor can advise if it’s safe for you to take Myrbetriq.
  • Bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). This is a blockage of the bladder that can keep you from being able to urinate. BOO can be caused by conditions such as enlarged prostate and bladder stones. Before starting Myrbetriq treatment, be sure to tell your doctor if you have BOO. You may have a higher risk of urinary retention (inability to completely empty your bladder) as a side effect. Your doctor can recommend whether Myrbetriq is the right treatment for you.
  • Kidney problems. Tell your doctor if you have kidney problems. Your doctor may prescribe you a lower dosage of Myrbetriq than usual.
  • Liver problems. Be sure your doctor knows about any liver problems you have before taking Myrbetriq. Your doctor will likely give you a lower dosage of Myrbetriq than usual.
  • Allergic reaction. Your doctor will likely not prescribe Myrbetriq if you’ve had an allergic reaction to it or any of its ingredients. To find out about other treatment options, talk with your doctor.
  • Pregnancy. It isn’t known if Myrbetriq is safe to use during pregnancy. If you’d like to learn more information about taking Myrbetriq while pregnant, view the “Myrbetriq and pregnancy” section above.
  • Breastfeeding. It’s not known if Myrbetriq is safe to use while breastfeeding. If you’d like to learn more information about taking Myrbetriq while breastfeeding, view the “Myrbetriq and breastfeeding” section above.

To learn more about effects of Myrbetriq that could be harmful, see the “Myrbetriq: Side effects” section above.

Myrbetriq: Overdose

Serious effects can occur if more than the recommended dosage of Myrbetriq is used. Do not use more Myrbetriq than your doctor recommends.

Symptoms of overdose

Symptoms that an overdose could cause include:

What to do in case of overdose

Call your doctor if you think you’ve taken too much of this drug. Also, you can call the American Association of Poison Control Centers at 800-222-1222 or use its online tool. However, if your symptoms are severe, call 911 or your local emergency number. Or, go to the nearest emergency room right away.

Myrbetriq: Expiration, storage, and disposal

Here’s some information about Myrbetriq’s expiration date, as well as how to store and dispose of the drug.

  • Expiration. Your pharmacist will add an expiration date to the label on Myrbetriq’s bottle. This date is usually 1 year from the date the medication was dispensed to you. Expiration dates help ensure that a medication is effective during a period of time. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises that you avoid using expired drugs. If you have an unused medication and it’s past the drug’s expiration date, talk with your pharmacist. They can let you know whether you might still be able to use the medication.
  • Storage. Many factors determine how long a medication remains good to use. These factors include how and where you store the drug. Myrbetriq tablets and granules should be stored at room temperature, between 68°F and 77°F (20°C and 25°C). They can temporarily be stored at temperatures between 59°F and 86°F (15°C and 30°C), such as when you’re traveling. Your pharmacist will likely mix Myrbetriq granules with water before giving you the prescription. You can store the liquid mixture at room temperature for up to 28 days. But be sure to throw away any unused liquid after 28 days. Avoid storing Myrbetriq tablets in areas where they could get damp or wet, such as bathrooms. The medication should be kept away from light in a tightly sealed container.
  • Disposal. It’s important to safely dispose of Myrbetriq if you no longer need to take it and have unused medication. Doing so helps prevent others, including children and pets, from accidentally taking the drug. It also helps avoid causing harm to the environment. Ask your pharmacist for information about disposing of Myrbetriq. Also, check out this page for several tips on safe medication disposal.

Myrbetriq: Questions for your doctor

If you have questions about taking Myrbetriq, talk with your doctor. They can help advise whether Myrbetriq could be a good treatment option for you. Here’s a list of questions you may want to ask your doctor:

  • How is Myrbetriq different from other drugs that treat overactive bladder (OAB)?
  • Will Myrbetriq interact with any medications I’m taking?
  • How can I manage side effects I may have with Myrbetriq?

Your doctor may also tell you about other treatment options for your condition. Check out our selection of videos on OAB.

Disclaimer: Healthgrades has made every effort to make certain that all information is factually correct, comprehensive, and up to date. However, this article should not be used as a substitute for the knowledge and expertise of a licensed healthcare professional. You should always consult your doctor or another healthcare professional before taking any medication. The drug information contained herein is subject to change and is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a given drug does not indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for all patients or all specific uses.

Medical Reviewer: Alex Brewer, PharmD, MBA
Last Review Date: 2022 Jan 13
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