ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T38.6X1

Poisoning by antigonadtr/antiestr/antiandrg, NEC, acc

Diagnosis Code T38.6X1

ICD-10: T38.6X1
Short Description: Poisoning by antigonadtr/antiestr/antiandrg, NEC, acc
Long Description: Poisoning by antigonadotrophins, antiestrogens, antiandrogens, not elsewhere classified, accidental (unintentional)
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T38.6X1

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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)
      • Hormones and their synthetic substitutes and antag, NEC (T38)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code T38.6X1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T38.6X1 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
Antiandrogen NECT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
Antiestrogen NECT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6
Antigonadotrophin NECT38.6X1T38.6X2T38.6X3T38.6X4T38.6X5T38.6X6

Information for Patients

Medication Errors

Medicines cure infectious diseases, prevent problems from chronic diseases, and ease pain. But medicines can also cause harmful reactions if not used correctly. Errors can happen in the hospital, at the doctor's office, at the pharmacy, or at home. You can help prevent errors by

  • Knowing your medicines. Keep a list of the names of your medicines, how much you take, and when you take them. Include over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and supplements and herbs. Take this list to all your doctor visits.
  • Reading medicine labels and following the directions. Don't take medications prescribed for someone else.
  • Taking extra caution when giving medicines to children.
  • Asking questions. If you don't know the answers to these questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
    • Why am I taking this medicine?
    • What are the common problems to watch out for?
    • What should I do if they occur?
    • When should I stop this medicine?
    • Can I take this medicine with the other medicines on my list?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • 6 Tips to Avoid Medication Mistakes (Food and Drug Administration)
  • How and when to get rid of unused medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Keeping your medications organized (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Medication safety during your hospital stay (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Medication safety: Filling your prescription (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Storing your medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Taking medicine at home - create a routine (Medical Encyclopedia)

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