Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 290
Source: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
1.1 Mirabegron is recommended as an option for treating the symptoms of overactive bladder only for people in whom antimuscarinic drugs are contraindicated or clinically ineffective, or have unacceptable side effects.
1.2 People currently receiving mirabegron that is not recommended for them in 1.1 should be able to continue treatment until they and their clinician consider it appropriate to stop.
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Mirabegron for treating symptoms of overactive bladder
Issue Date: June 2013