ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T37.2X6

Underdosing of antimalarials and drugs acting on bld protzoa

Diagnosis Code T37.2X6

ICD-10: T37.2X6
Short Description: Underdosing of antimalarials and drugs acting on bld protzoa
Long Description: Underdosing of antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T37.2X6

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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 anti- infectives and antiparasitics (T37)

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T37.2X6 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
8-Aminoquinoline drugsT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
AmodiaquineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Amopyroquin (e)T37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
AntimalarialT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Antimalarial
  »prophylactic NEC
T37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Antimalarial
  »pyrimidine derivative
T37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
AralenT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
CamoquinT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
ChloroguanideT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
ChloroquineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
ChlorproguanilT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
CinchonaT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Cinchonine alkaloidsT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Cycloguanil embonateT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
DaraprimT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
EflornithineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
GuanatolT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
HalofantrineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
IsopentaquineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
MefloquineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
MepacrineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
PaludrineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Pamaquine (naphthoute)T37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
PentaquineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
PrimaquineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
ProguanilT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
PyrimethamineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Pyrimethamine
  »with sulfadoxine
T37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
QuinacrineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
QuinineT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
QuinocideT37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6
Schizontozide (blood) (tissue)T37.2X1T37.2X2T37.2X3T37.2X4T37.2X5T37.2X6

Information for Patients


Medication Errors

Medicines cure infectious diseases, prevent problems from chronic diseases, and ease pain. But medicines can also cause harmful reactions if not used correctly. Errors can happen in the hospital, at the doctor's office, at the pharmacy, or at home. You can help prevent errors by

  • Knowing your medicines. Keep a list of the names of your medicines, how much you take, and when you take them. Include over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and supplements and herbs. Take this list to all your doctor visits.
  • Reading medicine labels and following the directions. Don't take medications prescribed for someone else.
  • Taking extra caution when giving medicines to children.
  • Asking questions. If you don't know the answers to these questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
    • Why am I taking this medicine?
    • What are the common problems to watch out for?
    • What should I do if they occur?
    • When should I stop this medicine?
    • Can I take this medicine with the other medicines on my list?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • 6 Tips to Avoid Medication Mistakes (Food and Drug Administration)
  • How and when to get rid of unused medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Keeping your medications organized (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Medication safety during your hospital stay (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Medication safety: Filling your prescription (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Storing your medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Taking medicine at home - create a routine (Medical Encyclopedia)


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