Available as an extended-release tablet, Myrbetriq is taken once daily to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. The specific dosage of Myrbetriq your healthcare provider prescribes will depend on how you respond to the medicine and various other factors. The usual starting amount is 25 mg once daily, which normally begins to work within eight weeks.
An Introduction to Dosing With MyrbetriqThe dose of Myrbetriq™ (mirabegron) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on several different factors, such as:
- How you respond to the medication
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
What Is the Recommended Myrbetriq Dosage?The standard initial Myrbetriq dosage for treating symptoms of an overactive bladder is 25 mg once a day. This dose normally begins working within eight weeks. If this initial amount does not adequately control your symptoms, your healthcare provider may increase it to 50 mg once a day.
People with moderate liver disease or severe kidney disease should not take more than 25 mg a day. The medication is not recommended for use in people with end-stage kidney disease or severe liver disease.
General Information on Taking MyrbetriqSome considerations to keep in mind during treatment with Myrbetriq include the following:
- This medication comes as an extended-release tablet. It is usually taken by mouth once a day.
- Myrbetriq should be taken with a glass of water, with or without food. Try taking the dose with food if it seems to bother your stomach.
- Do not crush, chew, or break the tablets; they should be swallowed whole.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
- If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or Myrbetriq dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.