Proper Use

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Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance for side effects.

This medicine comes with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

Swallow the extended-release tablet whole and with water. Do not crush, break, or chew it. Adults may take this medicine with or without food. Children should take it with food.

To use the oral liquid:

  • It is best to take this medicine within 1 hour with food.
  • Shake the bottle well just before taking each dose.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.

Use only the brand of this medicine that your doctor prescribed. Different brands may not work the same way.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For symptoms of an overactive bladder:
    • For oral dosage form (extended-release tablets alone):
      • Adults—At first, 25 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may increase the dose to 50 mg once a day after 4 to 8 weeks.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For oral dosage form (extended-release tablets together with solifenacin succinate):
      • Adults—At first, 25 milligrams (mg) mirabegron and 5 mg solifenacin succinate once a day. Your doctor may increase the dose of mirabegron to 50 mg once a day after 4 to 8 weeks.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
  • For neurogenic detrusor overactivity:
    • For oral dosage form (extended-release tablets):
      • Children 3 years of age and older weighing 35 kilograms (kg) or more—At first, 25 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may increase the dose to 50 mg once a day after 4 to 8 weeks.
      • Children 3 years of age and older weighing less than 35 kg—Use the oral liquid for these patients.
      • Children younger than 3 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For oral dosage form (extended-release suspension):
      • Children 3 years of age and older—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor:
        • Weighing 35 kilograms (kg) or more—At first, 6 milliliters (mL) once a day. Your doctor may increase the dose to 10 mL once a day after 4 to 8 weeks.
        • Weighing 22 to less than 35 kg—At first, 4 mL once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 8 mL per day.
        • Weighing 11 to less than 22 kg—At first, 3 mL once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 6 mL per day.
      • Children younger than 3 years of age or weighing less than 11 kg—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

If you miss a dose and it is less than 12 hours from your regular schedule, take the dose as soon as you can. If you miss a dose and it is more than 12 hours, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.

Throw away unused oral liquid 28 days after first opening the bottle.