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

Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto

Serves about 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound spaghetti, dry, enriched
  • ½ cup roasted almonds, unsalted
  • 4 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, packed
  • ¾ cup fresh chives, chopped
  • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water, stirring occasionally until al dente. Drain, reserving 2 cups of pasta cooking liquid.
  • For pesto, pulse almonds in a food processor until smooth. Add parsley, chives, oil, and Parmesan cheese; process until smooth. Season pesto with salt and pepper. Pesto can be made 5 days ahead. Cover surface directly; chill.
  • Toss pasta and pesto in a large bowl, adding pasta cooking liquid by the ¼ cupful until saucy. Season with salt and pepper.

Use of Myrbetriq

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

Important Safety Information

Myrbetriq is not for everyone. Do not take Myrbetriq if you have an allergy 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. It is recommended that your doctor check your blood pressure while you are taking Myrbetriq. 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 allergic reactions that may be serious. If you experience swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue, with or without difficulty breathing, stop taking Myrbetriq and tell your doctor right away.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including medications for overactive bladder or other medicines such as 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 if you have liver or kidney problems. The most common side effects of Myrbetriq include increased blood pressure, common cold symptoms (nasopharyngitis), dry mouth, flu symptoms, urinary tract infection, back pain, dizziness, joint pain, headache, constipation, sinus irritation, and inflammation of the bladder (cystitis).

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

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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