Allows for rapid titration to the desired depth of analgesia as required by varying levels of intraoperative stress1
Facilitates rapid recovery from outpatient and ambulatory surgery1
Added characteristics of ULTIVA
Well-established hemodynamic profile in inpatient and outpatient procedures1,2
- No accumulation regardless of infusion duration1
- Can be used in patients with renal or hepatic impairment1
Arthroscopic knee surgery case study
6'3", 88.5 kg (195 lb)
BMI 24.4 kg/m2
History of delayed arousal following prior anesthetics
This case study is for illustrative and educational purposes only. The dosing regimen is specific to this case study and other regimens may vary depending on patient and procedure. Any use of this product is subject to the judgment of the practitioner in each case. Please consult the full Prescribing Information in the use of this product.
*Remifentanil is commonly referred to as Remi by anesthesia providers.
- ULTIVA [package insert]. Rockford, IL: Mylan Institutional LLC; 2016.
- Twersky RS, Jamerson B, Warner DS, Fleisher LA, Hogue S. Hemodynamics and emergence profile of remifentanil versus fentanyl prospectively compared in a large population of surgical patients. J Clin Anesth. 2001;13(6):407-416. Sponsored by Glaxo Wellcome Inc.
- Cartwright, DP, Kvalsvik O, Cassuto J, et al. A randomized, blind comparison of remifentanil and alfentanil during anesthesia for outpatient surgery. Anesth Analg. 1997;85(5):1014-1019.
- Philip BK, Scuderi PE, Chung F, et al. Remifentanil compared with alfentanil for ambulatory surgery using total intravenous anesthesia: the Remifentanil/Alfentanil Outpatient TIVA Group. Anesth Analg. 1997;84(3):515-521. Supported in part by Glaxo Wellcome Inc.
- Mathews DM, Gaba V, Zaku B, Neuman GG. Can remifentanil replace nitrous oxide during anesthesia for ambulatory orthopedic surgery with desflurane and fentanyl? Anesth Analg. 2008;106(1):101-108.