2021 ICD-10-CM Code T43.015

Adverse effect of tricyclic antidepressants

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code
Adverse Effect

Not Valid for Submission

T43.015 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of adverse effect of tricyclic antidepressants. 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 T43.015 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like amitriptyline adverse reaction, amoxapine adverse reaction, butriptyline adverse reaction, clomipramine adverse reaction, desipramine adverse reaction , dosulepin adverse reaction, etc.

ICD-10:T43.015
Short Description:Adverse effect of tricyclic antidepressants
Long Description:Adverse effect of tricyclic antidepressants

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Adverse effect of tricyclic antidepressants

Header codes like T43.015 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 adverse effect of tricyclic antidepressants:

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 T43.015 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
AllegronT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
AmineptineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
AmitriptylineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
AmitriptylinoxideT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
AmoxapineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
ButriptylineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
ChlorimipramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
CianopramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
ClomipramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
DesipramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
DesmethylimipramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
DibenzepinT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
DosulepinT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
DothiepinT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
DoxepinT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
ImipramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
IprindoleT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
LaroxylT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
LofepramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
MelitracenT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
MetapramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
NortriptylineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
NoxiptilineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
OpipramolT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
PertofraneT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
ProtriptylineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
QuinupramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
SarotenT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
SinequanT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
TofranilT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
TrimipramineT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016
TryptizolT43.011T43.012T43.013T43.014T43.015T43.016

Information for Patients


Antidepressants

Also called: SSRIs, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, Tricyclic antidepressants

Antidepressants are medicines that treat depression. Your doctor can prescribe them for you. They work to balance some of the natural chemicals in our brains. It may take several weeks for them to help. There are several types of antidepressants. You and your doctor may have to try a few before finding what works best for you.

Antidepressants may cause mild side effects that usually do not last long. These may include headache, nausea, sleep problems, restlessness, and sexual problems. Tell your doctor if you have any side effects. You should also let your doctor know if you take any other medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.

It is important to keep taking your medicines, even if you feel better. Do not stop taking your medicines without talking to your doctor. You often need to stop antidepressants gradually.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


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Drug Reactions

Also called: Side effects

Most of the time, medicines make our lives better. They reduce aches and pains, fight infections, and control problems such as high blood pressure or diabetes. But medicines can also cause unwanted reactions.

One problem is interactions, which may occur between

Interactions can change the actions of one or both drugs. The drugs might not work, or you could get side effects.

Side effects are unwanted effects caused by the drugs. Most are mild, such as a stomach aches or drowsiness, and go away after you stop taking the drug. Others can be more serious.

Drug allergies are another type of reaction. They can be mild or life-threatening. Skin reactions, such as hives and rashes, are the most common type. Anaphylaxis, a serious allergic reaction, is more rare.

When you start a new prescription or over-the-counter medication, make sure you understand how to take it correctly. Know which other medications and foods you need to avoid. Ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.


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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)