Remifentanil is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Remifentanil is used to treat or prevent pain after surgery or other medical procedure. Remifentanil may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
The drug Ultiva is an analgesic drug and a potent very short-acting synthetic Opioid. It is used in hospitals and theaters to patients together with anesthesia during procedures such as surgery. Ultiva has made it very possible for high dose opioid drugs to be used together with low dose hypnotic anesthesia. It belongs to a class of medicines known as narcotic analgesics.