ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V58.66

Long-term use of aspirin

Diagnosis Code V58.66

ICD-9: V58.66
Short Description: Long-term use of aspirin
Long Description: Long-term (current) use of aspirin
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V58.66

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services for specific procedures and aftercare (V50-V59)
      • V58 Other and unspecified aftercare

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z79.82 - Long term (current) use of aspirin

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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