ICD-10-CM Code T40.4X1

Poisoning by other synthetic narcotics, accidental (unintentional)

Version 2020 Replaced Code Non-Billable Code Poisoning Accidental

Not Valid for Submission

T40.4X1 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 synthetic narcotics, accidental (unintentional). The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code T40.4X1 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like accidental acetaminophen and dextropropoxyphene overdose, accidental acetaminophen and dextropropoxyphene poisoning, accidental acetaminophen overdose, accidental acetaminophen poisoning, accidental alfentanil overdose, accidental alfentanil poisoning, etc

ICD-10:T40.4X1
Short Description:Poisoning by oth synthetic narcotics, accidental
Long Description:Poisoning by other synthetic narcotics, accidental (unintentional)

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

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

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code T40.4X1:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Poisoning by other synthetic narcotics NOS

Synonyms

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

  • Accidental acetaminophen and dextropropoxyphene overdose
  • Accidental acetaminophen and dextropropoxyphene poisoning
  • Accidental acetaminophen overdose
  • Accidental acetaminophen poisoning
  • Accidental alfentanil overdose
  • Accidental alfentanil poisoning
  • Accidental buprenorphine overdose
  • Accidental buprenorphine poisoning
  • Accidental dextromoramide overdose
  • Accidental dextromoramide poisoning
  • Accidental dextropropoxyphene overdose
  • Accidental dextropropoxyphene overdose
  • Accidental dextropropoxyphene poisoning
  • Accidental dextropropoxyphene poisoning
  • Accidental dipipanone overdose
  • Accidental dipipanone poisoning
  • Accidental fentanyl overdose
  • Accidental fentanyl poisoning
  • Accidental levorphanol overdose
  • Accidental levorphanol poisoning
  • Accidental nalbuphine overdose
  • Accidental nalbuphine poisoning
  • Accidental pentazocine overdose
  • Accidental pethidine overdose
  • Accidental phenazocine overdose
  • Accidental phenazocine poisoning
  • Accidental phenoperidine overdose
  • Accidental phenoperidine poisoning
  • Accidental poisoning by pentazocine
  • Accidental poisoning by pethidine
  • Acetaminophen and dextropropoxyphene overdose
  • Acetaminophen and dextropropoxyphene poisoning
  • Acetaminophen overdose
  • Alfentanil overdose
  • Alfentanil poisoning
  • Buprenorphine overdose
  • Buprenorphine poisoning
  • Dextromoramide overdose
  • Dextromoramide poisoning
  • Dextropropoxyphene overdose
  • Dextropropoxyphene overdose
  • Dextropropoxyphene poisoning
  • Dextropropoxyphene poisoning
  • Dipipanone overdose
  • Dipipanone poisoning
  • Fentanyl overdose
  • Fentanyl poisoning
  • Levorphanol overdose
  • Levorphanol poisoning
  • Methadone analog poisoning
  • Methadone analog poisoning
  • Morphinan opioid poisoning
  • Morphinan opioid poisoning
  • Nalbuphine overdose
  • Nalbuphine poisoning
  • Pentazocine overdose
  • Pethidine analog overdose
  • Pethidine analog poisoning
  • Pethidine overdose
  • Phenazocine overdose
  • Phenazocine poisoning
  • Phenoperidine overdose
  • Phenoperidine poisoning
  • Poisoning by meperidine
  • Poisoning by pentazocine
  • Poisoning caused by acetaminophen
  • Poisoning caused by acetaminophen

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 T40.4X1 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
AlfentanilT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
AlphaprodineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
AnileridineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
BezitramideT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
BuprenorphineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
ButorphanolT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
DextromoramideT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4
Dextromoramide
  »topical
T40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4
DextropropoxypheneT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
DipipanoneT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4
EptazocineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
EthoheptazineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
FentanylT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
IsonipecaineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
KetobemidoneT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4
LevopropoxypheneT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
LevorphanolT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
MeperidineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
NalbuphineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
PentazocineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
PethidineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
PhenazocineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
PhenoperidineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4
PiritramideT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4
ProfadolT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
PropoxypheneT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
SufentanilT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6
TilidineT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4
TramadolT40.4X1T40.4X2T40.4X3T40.4X4T40.4X5T40.4X6