Myrbetriq is a prescription medicine for adults used to treat overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urgency, frequency and leakage.

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Mental Strategies for
Managing OAB

There’s no doubt that your overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms are physical. But there are mental strategies that may help you control the urge to go. Try these methods for managing OAB symptoms!

Focus your attention on a complex mental task Try reciting all of the words to a childhood song. Or practice giving directions to your house from different locations. Work in a large office? See if you can remember everyone’s first and last name. Or for even more of a challenge, try counting backward from 99 by threes.

Practice being mindful Being mindful means focusing on the present moment. Mindfulness has many benefits, but it takes practice. Try taking a walk and paying attention to what you see, hear and smell around you. Notice your thoughts, then let them pass and move on to the next moment. Living moment to moment can help you see your urges to urinate as sensations of your body that don’t have to preoccupy you.

Ask your healthcare professional how mental strategies may fit into your OAB treatment plan.

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Use of Myrbetriq

MYRBETRIQ® (mirabegron extended-release tablets) is a prescription medicine for adults used to treat overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urgency, frequency and leakage.

Important Safety Information

Do not take MYRBETRIQ if you are allergic to mirabegron or any ingredients in MYRBETRIQ.

MYRBETRIQ may cause your blood pressure to increase or make your blood pressure worse if you have a history of high blood pressure. You and your doctor should check your blood pressure while you are taking MYRBETRIQ. Call your doctor if you have increased blood pressure.

MYRBETRIQ may increase your chances of not being able to empty your bladder. Tell your doctor right away if you have trouble emptying your bladder or you have a weak urine stream.

MYRBETRIQ may cause an allergic reaction with swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue with or without difficulty breathing. Stop using MYRBETRIQ and go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including medications for overactive bladder or other medicines especially thioridazine (Mellaril™ and Mellaril-S™), flecainide (Tambocor®), propafenone (Rythmol®), digoxin (Lanoxin®) or solifenacin succinate (VESIcare®). MYRBETRIQ may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how MYRBETRIQ works.

Before taking MYRBETRIQ, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you have liver or kidney problems.

The most common side effects of MYRBETRIQ include high blood pressure, pain or swelling of the
nose or throat (nasopharyngitis), urinary tract infection, and headache.

For further information, please talk to your healthcare professional and see accompanying Patient Product Information and complete Prescribing Information for MYRBETRIQ® (mirabegron extended‑release tablets).

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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