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People may receive mirabegron to help treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This prescription medication comes as an extended-release tablet and is taken once daily. Possible side effects include urinary tract infections, increased blood pressure, and headaches. Clinical studies have shown that this drug can help reduce wetting accidents and decrease the number of times a person needs to urinate.
What Is Mirabegron?Mirabegron (Myrbetriq™) is a prescription medication approved to treat an overactive bladder (also sometimes called urge incontinence). It is used to help treat the following overactive bladder symptoms:
- Frequent urination
- An urgent need to urinate
- Urine leakage that results from needing to urinate immediately.
(Click What Is Mirabegron Used For? for more information on this topic, including possible off-label uses.)
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, mirabegron can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects seen with mirabegron include but are not limited to:
(Click Mirabegron Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)