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

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Serves about 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • ½ cup lentils, uncooked
  • 1 ½ cups chicken stock
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon thyme, crushed using a mortar and pestle
  • 8 small bell peppers, tops removed and seeded
  • ⅔ cup water chestnuts
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, without leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 small carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 cups mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon margarine

Directions:

  • Combine the brown rice, lentils, chicken stock, salt, and thyme, and cook until the rice and lentils are done, about 45 minutes. Add a little chicken stock if necessary.
  • Cut the tops off the bell peppers. Remove the seeds and inner membranes and rinse well. Set aside.
  • Melt the margarine and sauté the water chestnuts, parsley, minced garlic cloves, and all of the vegetables until tender.
  • Combine all ingredients except the peppers and mix well.
  • Stuff the vegetable/grain mixture (½ cup per pepper) into peppers and place in a baking pan with ⅓ inch of water in it.
  • Bake, covered, for 45 minutes at 325°. Remove the cover and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until the tops are browned.

Recipe courtesy of Canyon Ranch. Used with permission.

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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