ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T50.5X6

Underdosing of appetite depressants

Diagnosis Code T50.5X6

ICD-10: T50.5X6
Short Description: Underdosing of appetite depressants
Long Description: Underdosing of appetite depressants
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T50.5X6

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The code T50.5X6 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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)
      • Diuretics and oth and unsp drug/meds/biol subst (T50)

Information for Medical Professionals

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T50.5X6 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
AmfepramoneT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
AminorexT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Anorexiant (central)T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Anorexic agentsT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Appetite depressants, centralT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
BenzamphetamineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
BenzfetamineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
BenzphetamineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Bulk fillerT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Bulk filler
  »cathartic
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
CathineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
ChlorphentermineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
ClobenzorexT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
CloforexT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
ClortermineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant, appetiteT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
DepressantT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant
  »appetite (central)
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant
  »cardiac
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant
  »central nervous system (anesthetic) [See Also: Central nervous system, depressants]
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant
  »central nervous system (anesthetic) [See Also: Central nervous system, depressants]
    »general anesthetic
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant
  »central nervous system (anesthetic) [See Also: Central nervous system, depressants]
    »muscle tone
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant
  »muscle tone, central
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
Depressant
  »psychotherapeutic
T50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
DexfenfluramineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
DiethylpropionT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
FenbutrazateT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
FenfluramineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
FenproporexT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
LevopropylhexedrineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
MazindolT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
MefenorexT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
NorpseudoephedrineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
OxazimedrineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
PhenbutrazateT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
PhendimetrazineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
PhenmetrazineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6
PhentermineT50.5X1T50.5X2T50.5X3T50.5X4T50.5X5T50.5X6

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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