2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T48.6

Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antiasthmatics, not elsewhere classified

Applicable To
  • Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of beta-adrenoreceptor agonists used in asthma therapy
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as T48.6. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of beta-adrenoreceptor agonists not used in asthma therapy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T44.5

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of predominantly beta-adrenoreceptor agonists

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of beta-adrenoreceptor agonists used in asthma therapy (T48.6-)
    T44.5
    )
  • poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of anterior pituitary [adenohypophyseal] hormones (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T38.8

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other and unspecified hormones and synthetic substitutes

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T38.8
    )
The following code(s) above T48.6 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T48.6:
  • S00-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T36-T50
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range T36-T50

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances

    Code First
    • , for adverse effects, the nature of the adverse effect, such as:
    • adverse effect NOS (T88.7 )
    • aspirin gastritis (K29.-)
    • blood disorders (D56-D76 )
    • contact dermatitis (L23-L25 )
    • dermatitis due to substances taken internally (L27.-)
    • nephropathy (N14.0-N14.2)
    Includes
    • adverse effect of correct substance properly administered
    • poisoning by overdose of substance
    • poisoning by wrong substance given or taken in error
    • underdosing by (inadvertently) (deliberately) taking less substance than prescribed or instructed
    Note
    • The drug giving rise to the adverse effect should be identified by use of codes from categories T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • toxic reaction to local anesthesia in pregnancy (O29.3-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abuse and dependence of psychoactive substances (F10-F19)
    • abuse of non-dependence-producing substances (F55.-)
    • drug reaction and poisoning affecting newborn (P00-P96)
    • pathological drug intoxication (inebriation) (F10-F19)
    Use Additional
    • code(s) to specify:
    • manifestations of poisoning
    • underdosing or failure in dosage during medical and surgical care (Y63.6, Y63.8-Y63.9)
    • underdosing of medication regimen (Z91.12-, Z91.13-)
    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to T48.6:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T48.6
T48.5X4D …… subsequent encounter
T48.5X4S …… sequela
T48.5X5 Adverse effect of other anti-common-cold drugs
T48.5X5A …… initial encounter
T48.5X5D …… subsequent encounter
T48.5X5S …… sequela
T48.5X6 Underdosing of other anti-common-cold drugs
T48.5X6A …… initial encounter
T48.5X6D …… subsequent encounter
T48.5X6S …… sequela
T48.6 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antiasthmatics, not elsewhere classified
T48.6X Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antiasthmatics
T48.6X1 Poisoning by antiasthmatics, accidental (unintentional)
T48.6X1A …… initial encounter
T48.6X1D …… subsequent encounter
T48.6X1S …… sequela
T48.6X2 Poisoning by antiasthmatics, intentional self-harm
T48.6X2A …… initial encounter
T48.6X2D …… subsequent encounter
T48.6X2S …… sequela
T48.6X3 Poisoning by antiasthmatics, assault

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