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 50 27
Neurogenic bladder 13 6
Overactive bladder 5 3
Interstitial cystitis 3 1
Urinary urgency 3 2

Show all 13 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
Severe
8
Moderate
1
Mild
5
None
23

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with mirabegron

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 2
Excessive dry mouth 2
Recurring urinary tract infection 2
Abdominal cramps 1
Bladder infection (infective cystitis) 1
Confusion 1

Show all 13 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking mirabegron

Dosage Patients
50 mg daily 14
25 mg daily 12
1 other daily 2
25 mg twice daily 1
50 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking mirabegron

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 10
Doctor's advice 9
Other 5
Side effects too severe 5
Expense 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Personal research 1
See all 27 patients who've stopped taking mirabegron

Duration

Currently taking mirabegron

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 8
2 - 5 years 11

Stopped taking mirabegron

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 8
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 7
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 33
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 35
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 6
$25-49 2
< $25 6
Not specified 22

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking mirabegron after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Oxybutynin (Oxybutynin ER) 5
Solifenacin (Vesicare) 5
Tolterodine (Detrol LA) 4
Fesoterodine (Toviaz) 3
Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox) 1

Show all 7 treatments patients report switching from

Patients stopped taking mirabegron and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Solifenacin (Vesicare) 3
Fesoterodine (Toviaz) 2
Tolterodine (Detrol LA) 2
Oxybutynin (Oxybutynin ER) 1
Pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron) 1

Show all 6 treatments patients report switching to

Last updated:

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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