What is mirabegron?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Mirabegron is a prescription medication used for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms such as the urge to urinate, urinary incontinence, and urinary frequency.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bladder problems 79 35
Overactive bladder 20 10
Urinary urgency 14 5
Interstitial cystitis 3 2
Urinary incontinence 3 0

Show all 14 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 8
Moderate 3
Mild 9
None 36

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking mirabegron

Dosage Patients Percentage
50 mg daily 10
25 mg daily 9
1 other daily 1
50 mg twice daily 1
625 mg daily 1
2500 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking mirabegron

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 15
Doctor's advice 10
Expense 6
Other 6
Side effects too severe 6
Change in health plan coverage 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Personal research 1
See all 36 patients who've stopped taking mirabegron

Duration

Currently taking mirabegron

Duration Patients Percentage
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 12
5 - 10 years 6

Stopped taking mirabegron

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 10
6 months - 1 year 6
1 - 2 years 7
2 - 5 years 9
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 46
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 6
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 52
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 6
$25-49 4
< $25 12
Not specified 33

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking mirabegron after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Solifenacin (Vesicare) 11
Oxybutynin (Oxybutynin ER) 10
Tolterodine (Detrol LA) 8
Fesoterodine (Toviaz) 4
Trospium (Sanctura) 2

Show all 7 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking mirabegron and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Oxybutynin (Oxybutynin ER) 4
Solifenacin (Vesicare) 4
Tolterodine (Detrol LA) 3
Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox) 2
Fesoterodine (Toviaz) 2

Show all 7 treatments patients report switching to

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1 patient evaluation for mirabegron

Jan 1, 2015 (Started Jun 17, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for incontinence)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Again after taking many meds for incontinence, this is the one that worked great!!! But as of Jan. 1, my insurance changed and they will no longer cover it....
Cost: < $25 monthly

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