Remifentanil recipe II – mcg/kg/min

PHASE CONTINUOUS IV
INFUSION OF ULTIVA (REMIFENTANIL)
(MCG/KG/MIN)
INFUSION DOSE
RANGE OF ULTIVA (REMIFENTANIL)
(MCG/KG/MIN)
SUPPLEMENTAL IV
BOLUS DOSE OF
ULTIVA (REMIFENTANIL) (MCG/KG)
Induction of Anesthesia (through intubation) 0.5 – 1*
Maintenance of anesthesia with:
  Nitrous oxide (66%) 0.4 0.1 – 2 1
  Isoflurane (0.4 to 1.5 MAC) 0.25 0.05 – 2 1
  Propofol (100 to 200 mcg/kg/min) 0.25 0.05 – 2 1
Continuation as an analgesic into the immediate postoperativeperiod 0.1 0.025 – 0.2 not recommended
*An initial dose of 1 mcg/kg may be administered over 30 to 60 seconds.

Anesthesia, Maintenance

0.25-0.5 mcg/kg/min IV; may bolus with 0.5-1 mcg/kg q2-5min in response to light anesthesia or transient episodes of intense surgical stress

Conscious Analgesia

1 mcg/kg IV bolus, followed by 0.05-0.2 mcg/kg/min IV

Analgesia, Immediate Post-Op Period

0.025-0.2 mcg/kg/min IV

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