ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T36.8X6

Underdosing of other systemic antibiotics

Diagnosis Code T36.8X6

ICD-10: T36.8X6
Short Description: Underdosing of other systemic antibiotics
Long Description: Underdosing of other systemic antibiotics
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T36.8X6

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Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • K59.03 - Drug induced constipation

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances (T36-T50)
      • Systemic antibiotics (T36)

Information for Medical Professionals

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T36.8X6 is included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, this table contains a classification of drugs, industrial solvents, corrosive gases, noxious plants, pesticides, and other toxic agents. Each substance in the table is assigned a code according to the poisoning classification and external causes of adverse effects. Use as many codes as necessary to describe all reported drugs, medicinal or chemical substances.

Substance Poisoning
Accidental
(unintentional)
Poisoning
Accidental
self-harm
Poisoning
Assault
Poisoning
Undetermined
Adverse
effect
Underdosing
AerosporinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Aerosporin
  »ENT agent
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Aerosporin
  »ophthalmic preparation
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Aerosporin
  »topical NEC
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
AlbamycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
AmfomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
AmphomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
BetamicinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
CapreomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
CarbomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
CathomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
CiprofloxacinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
ClindamycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
ColimycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
ColistimethateT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
ColistinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Colistin
  »sulfate (eye preparation)
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Co-trimoxazoleT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
EnoxacinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
EnviomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
FleroxacinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
FosfomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
FugillinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
FumadilT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
FumagillinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
FusafungineT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Fusidate (ethanolamine) (sodium)T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Fusidic acidT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
LincomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
MagnamycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
MycitracinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Mycitracin
  »ophthalmic preparation
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
NeosporinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Neosporin
  »ENT agent
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Neosporin
  »opthalmic preparation
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Neosporin
  »topical NEC
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
NorfloxacinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
OfloxacinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
PolymyxinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Polymyxin
  »B
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Polymyxin
  »B
    »ENT agent
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Polymyxin
  »B
    »ophthalmic preparation
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Polymyxin
  »B
    »topical NEC
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
Polymyxin
  »E sulfate (eye preparation)
T36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
RistocetinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
SulfomyxinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
TeicoplaninT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
VancomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
ViomycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6
VirginiamycinT36.8X1T36.8X2T36.8X3T36.8X4T36.8X5T36.8X6

Information for Patients


Antibiotics

Antibiotics are powerful medicines that fight bacterial infections. Used properly, antibiotics can save lives. They either kill bacteria or keep them from reproducing. Your body's natural defenses can usually take it from there.

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses, such as

  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Most coughs and bronchitis
  • Sore throats, unless caused by strep

If a virus is making you sick, taking antibiotics may do more harm than good. Using antibiotics when you don't need them, or not using them properly, can add to antibiotic resistance. This happens when bacteria change and become able to resist the effects of an antibiotic.

When you take antibiotics, follow the directions carefully. It is important to finish your medicine even if you feel better. If you stop treatment too soon, some bacteria may survive and re-infect you. Do not save antibiotics for later or use someone else's prescription.

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