2021 ICD-10-CM Code T49.2X6

Underdosing of local astringents and local detergents

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code
Underdosing

Not Valid for Submission

T49.2X6 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of underdosing of local astringents and local detergents. 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.

ICD-10:T49.2X6
Short Description:Underdosing of local astringents and local detergents
Long Description:Underdosing of local astringents and local detergents

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Underdosing of local astringents and local detergents

Header codes like T49.2X6 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 underdosing of local astringents and local detergents:

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

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T49.2X6 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
Aluminium, aluminumT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »acetate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »acetate
    »solution
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »aspirin
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »bis (acetylsalicylate)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »carbonate (gel, basic)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »chlorhydroxide-complex
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »chloride
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »clofibrate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »diacetate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »glycinate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »hydroxide (gel)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »hydroxide-magnesium carb. gel
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »magnesium silicate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »nicotinate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »ointment (surgical) (topical)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »phosphate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »salicylate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »silicate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »sodium silicate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »subacetate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »sulfate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »tannate
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Aluminium, aluminum
  »topical NEC
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Antihemorrhoidal preparationT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Antiperspirant NECT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Astringent (local)T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Astringent (local)
  »specified NEC
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
DetergentT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »external medication
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »local
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »medicinal
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »nonmedicinal
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Detergent
  »specified NEC
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Dial (soap)T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Dial (soap)
  »sedative
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Duponol (C) (EP)T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Green soapT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
HamamelisT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Hexa-germT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
IproheptineT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Lauryl sulfoacetateT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
LowilaT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
pHisoHexT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Polyethanolamine alkyl sulfateT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
SeptisolT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
SulfatostearateT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Tannic acidT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Tannic acid
  »medicinal (astringent)
T49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Vegetable extract, astringentT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6
Witch hazelT49.2X1T49.2X2T49.2X3T49.2X4T49.2X5T49.2X6

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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)