2021 ICD-10-CM Code T42.6X2

Poisoning by other antiepileptic and sedative-hypnotic drugs, intentional self-harm

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code
Poisoning Intentional

Not Valid for Submission

T42.6X2 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of poisoning by other antiepileptic and sedative-hypnotic drugs, intentional self-harm. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

The ICD-10-CM code T42.6X2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like beclamide overdose, beclamide poisoning, chloral hydrate overdose, chlormethiazole overdose, chlormethiazole poisoning , chlormezanone overdose, etc.

ICD-10:T42.6X2
Short Description:Poisoning by oth antieplptc and sed-hypntc drugs, self-harm
Long Description:Poisoning by other antiepileptic and sedative-hypnotic drugs, intentional self-harm

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Poisoning by oth antieplptc and sed-hypntc drugs, self-harm

Header codes like T42.6X2 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for poisoning by oth antieplptc and sed-hypntc drugs, self-harm:

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 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, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).


  • K59.03 - Drug induced constipation

Approximate Synonyms

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

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T42.6X2 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. According to ICD-10 coding guidelines it is advised to do not code directly from the Table of Drugs and Chemicals, instead always refer back to the Tabular List when doing the initial coding. Each substance in the table is assigned a code according to the poisoning classification and external causes of adverse effects. It is important to use as many codes as necessary to specify all reported drugs, medicinal or chemical substances. If the same diagnosis code describes the causative agent for more than one adverse reaction, poisoning, toxic effect or underdosing, utilize the code only once.

Substance Poisoning
Accidental
(unintentional)
Poisoning
Accidental
self-harm
Poisoning
Assault
Poisoning
Undetermined
Adverse
effect
Underdosing
AcecarbromalT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
AcetylcarbromalT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
AcetylpheneturideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
AllylisopropylacetylureaT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
AllyltribromideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ApronalideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
AvomineT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BarbexacloneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BeclamideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Beta-ChlorT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Bromal (hydrate)T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Bromide saltsT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BromineT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Bromine
  »compounds (medicinal)
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Bromine
  »sedative
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Bromine
  »vapor
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BromisovalT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BromisovalumT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BromoformT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BromuralT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
BromvaletoneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Butylchloral hydrateT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Carbamate (sedative)T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Carbamate (sedative)
  »herbicide
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Carbamate (sedative)
  »insecticide
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
CarbromalT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChloralT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Chloral
  »derivative
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Chloral
  »hydrate
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChloralamideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChloralodolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChlorbutolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChlorethiazolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChloretoneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChlorhexadolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChlormethiazoleT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ChlormezanoneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ClomethiazoleT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Cloral betaineT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
DichloralphenozoneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Diethylsulfone-diethylmethaneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
DivalproexT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
DoridenT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
DormisonT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
EctylureaT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
EthchlorvynolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
EthinamateT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
EtifoxineT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
GlutethimideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
HexapropymateT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Lactuca (virosa) (extract)T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
LactucariumT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Lettuce opiumT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
LevanilT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
LevopromeT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
MeparfynolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Methaqualone (compound)T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
MethylparafynolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Methylpentynol, methylpenthynolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
MethyprylonT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
NiaprazineT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
NoctecT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
NoludarT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ParacetaldehydeT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ParaldehydeT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PericlorT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PetrichloralT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PhenacemideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PhenerganT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PheneturideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PhthalimidoglutarimideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PlacidylT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PrimidoneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ProgabideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Propionaldehyde (medicinal)T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
PyrithyldioneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
QuaaludeT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SedormidT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SerenesilT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SomnosT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SoporT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SulfonalT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SulfonethylmethaneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SulfonmethaneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SulthiameT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
SultiameT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
TetronalT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ToloxatoneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
TribromacetaldehydeT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
TribromomethaneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
TrichloroethanolT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Trichloroethyl phosphateT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
TriclofosT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
TrionalT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
TripleT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Triple
  »bromides
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Triple
  »carbonate
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Triple
  »vaccine
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Triple
  »vaccine
    »DPT
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Triple
  »vaccine
    »including pertussis
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Triple
  »vaccine
    »MMR
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ValerianT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Valerian
  »root
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Valerian
  »tincture
T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ValmidT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ValnoctamideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Valproate (sodium)T42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
Valproic acidT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ValpromideT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
VigabatrinT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
WelldormT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ZolpidemT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6
ZopicloneT42.6X1T42.6X2T42.6X3T42.6X4T42.6X5T42.6X6

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

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

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

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

What are the signs of self-harm?

Signs that someone may be hurting themselves include

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

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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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)