ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 965.00

Poisoning-opium NOS

Diagnosis Code 965.00

ICD-9: 965.00
Short Description: Poisoning-opium NOS
Long Description: Poisoning by opium (alkaloids), unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 965.00

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Poisoning by drugs, medicinals and biological substances (960-979)
      • 965 Poisoning by analgesics, antipyretics, and antirheumatics

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 965.00 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Dependence
      • morphine (sulfate) (sulfite) (type) (drugs classifiable to 965.00-965.09) 304.0
      • morphine or opioid type drug (drugs classifiable to 965.00-965.09) with any other drug 304.7

Information for Patients

Pain Relievers

Also called: Analgesics, Pain killers, Pain medicines

Pain relievers are medicines that reduce or relieve headaches, sore muscles, arthritis, or other aches and pains. There are many different pain medicines, and each one has advantages and risks. Some types of pain respond better to certain medicines than others. Each person may also have a slightly different response to a pain reliever.

Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are good for many types of pain. There are two main types of OTC pain medicines: acetaminophen (Tylenol) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Aspirin, naproxen (Aleve), and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) are examples of OTC NSAIDs.

If OTC medicines don't relieve your pain, your doctor may prescribe something stronger. Many NSAIDs are also available at higher prescription doses. The most powerful pain relievers are narcotics. They are very effective, but they can sometimes have serious side effects. Because of the risks, you must use them only under a doctor's supervision.

There are many things you can do to help ease pain. Pain relievers are just one part of a pain treatment plan.

  • Acetaminophen dosing for children
  • Ibuprofen dosing for children
  • Over-the-counter pain relievers
  • Pain medications - narcotics
  • Taking narcotics for back pain

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