ICD-10-CM Code T40.2X2

Poisoning by other opioids, intentional self-harm

Version 2020 Replaced Code Non-Billable Code Poisoning Intentional

Not Valid for Submission

T40.2X2 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of poisoning by other opioids, intentional self-harm. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code T40.2X2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like intentional dihydrocodeine overdose, intentional morphine overdose, intentional morphine poisoning, intentional overdose by codeine, intentional poisoning by codeine, intentional poisoning by dihydrocodeine, etc

ICD-10:T40.2X2
Short Description:Poisoning by other opioids, intentional self-harm
Long Description:Poisoning by other opioids, intentional self-harm

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • T40.2X2A - Poisoning by other opioids, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
  • T40.2X2D - Poisoning by other opioids, intentional self-harm, subsequent encounter
  • T40.2X2S - Poisoning by other opioids, intentional self-harm, sequela

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2020 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This code was replaced for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).

  • K59.03 - Drug induced constipation

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Intentional dihydrocodeine overdose
  • Intentional morphine overdose
  • Intentional morphine poisoning
  • Intentional overdose by codeine
  • Intentional poisoning by codeine
  • Intentional poisoning by dihydrocodeine
  • Morphine overdose
  • Overdose of codeine
  • Overdose of dihydrocodeine
  • Phenanthrene derivative poisoning
  • Phenanthrene derivative poisoning
  • Phenanthrene poisoning
  • Phenanthrene poisoning
  • Poisoning by codeine
  • Poisoning by dihydrocodeine
  • Poisoning by morphine

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)
      • Narcotics and psychodysleptics (T40)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T40.2X2 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
14-hydroxydihydro-morphinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
AcemorphanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
AcetorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
AcetyldihydrocodeineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
AcetyldihydrocodeinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
AlvodineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
BenzomorphanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
Blue velvetT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
CliradonT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
CodeineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DemerolT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DesocodeineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DesomorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
DextrorphanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DifencloxazineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DihydrocodeineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DihydrocodeinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DihydrohydroxycodeinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DihydrohydroxymorphinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DihydroisocodeineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DihydromorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
DihydromorphinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DihydroxycodeinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DilaudidT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DioninT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DrocodeT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
DromoranT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
EthylmorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
EtorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
EucodalT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
HeptalginT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
HycodanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
HydrocodoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
HydromorphinolT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
HydromorphinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
HydromorphoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
HydroxydihydrocodeinoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
LeritineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
Levo-dromoranT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
MethylmorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
MetoponT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
MorfinT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
MorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
Morphine
  »antagonist
T40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
MorpholinylethylmorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
NicomorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
NisentilT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
NormorphineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
NumorphanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
Opioid NECT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
OxycodoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
OxymorphoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
PalfiumT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
ParacodinT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
ParzoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
PercodanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
PeronineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
PhenadoxoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
PhenomorphanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
PiminodineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
PipadoneT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
PrinadolT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
PromedolT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
RacemoramideT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4
RacemorphanT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6
ThebaineT40.2X1T40.2X2T40.2X3T40.2X4T40.2X5T40.2X6

Information for Patients


Poisoning

A poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. You might swallow it, inhale it, inject it, or absorb it through your skin. Any substance can be poisonous if too much is taken. Poisons can include

  • Prescription or over-the-counter medicines taken in doses that are too high
  • Overdoses of illegal drugs
  • Carbon monoxide from gas appliances
  • Household products, such as laundry powder or furniture polish
  • Pesticides
  • Indoor or outdoor plants
  • Metals such as lead and mercury

The effects of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma, and death. To prevent poisoning it is important to use and store products exactly as their labels say. Keep dangerous products where children can't get to them. Treatment for poisoning depends on the type of poison. If you suspect someone has been poisoned, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away.


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Self-Harm

What is self-harm?

Self-harm, or self-injury, is when a person hurts his or her own body on purpose. The injuries may be minor, but sometimes they can be severe. They may leave permanent scars or cause serious health problems. Some examples are

  • Cutting yourself (such as using a razor blade, knife, or other sharp object to cut your skin)
  • Punching yourself or punching things (like a wall)
  • Burning yourself with cigarettes, matches, or candles
  • Pulling out your hair
  • Poking objects through body openings
  • Breaking your bones or bruising yourself

Self-harm is not a mental disorder. It is a behavior - an unhealthy way to cope with strong feelings. However, some of the people who harm themselves do have a mental disorder.

People who harm themselves are usually not trying to kill themselves. But they are at higher risk of attempting suicide if they do not get help.

Why do people harm themselves?

There are different reasons why people harm themselves. Often, they have trouble coping and dealing with their feelings. They harm themselves to try to

  • Make themselves feel something, when they feel empty or numb inside
  • Block upsetting memories
  • Show that they need help
  • Release strong feelings that overwhelm them, such as anger, loneliness, or hopelessness
  • Punish themselves
  • Feel a sense of control

Who is at risk for self-harm?

There are people of all ages who harm themselves, but it usually starts in the teen or early adult years. Self-harm is more common in people who

  • Were abused or went through a trauma as children
  • Have mental disorders, such as
    • Depression
    • Eating disorders
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder
    • Certain personality disorders
  • Abuse drugs or alcohol
  • Have friends who self-harm
  • Have low self-esteem

What are the signs of self-harm?

Signs that someone may be hurting themselves include

  • Having frequent cuts, bruises, or scars
  • Wearing long sleeves or pants even in hot weather
  • Making excuses about injuries
  • Having sharp objects around for no clear reason

How can I help someone who self-harms?

If someone you know is self-harming, it is important not to be judgmental. Let that person know that you want to help. If the person is a child or teenager, ask him or her to talk to a trusted adult. If he or she won't do that, talk to a trusted adult yourself. If the person who is self-harming is an adult, suggest mental health counseling.

What the treatments are for self-harm?

There are no medicines to treat self-harming behaviors. But there are medicines to treat any mental disorders that the person may have, such as anxiety and depression. Treating the mental disorder may weaken the urge to self-harm.

Mental health counseling or therapy can also help by teaching the person

  • Problem-solving skills
  • New ways to cope with strong emotions
  • Better relationship skills
  • Ways to strengthen self-esteem

If the problem is severe, the person may need more intensive treatment in a psychiatric hospital or a mental health day program.


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