ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T43.012

Poisoning by tricyclic antidepressants, self-harm

Diagnosis Code T43.012

ICD-10: T43.012
Short Description: Poisoning by tricyclic antidepressants, self-harm
Long Description: Poisoning by tricyclic antidepressants, intentional self-harm
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T43.012

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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)
      • Psychotropic drugs, not elsewhere classified (T43)

Information for Medical Professionals

Synonyms
  • Amitriptyline overdose
  • Amoxapine overdose
  • Amoxapine poisoning
  • Butriptyline overdose
  • Butriptyline poisoning
  • Clomipramine overdose
  • Clomipramine poisoning
  • Desipramine overdose
  • Desipramine poisoning
  • Dothiepin overdose
  • Dothiepin poisoning
  • Doxepin overdose
  • Doxepin poisoning
  • Imipramine overdose
  • Intentional amitriptyline overdose
  • Intentional amitriptyline poisoning
  • Intentional amoxapine overdose
  • Intentional amoxapine poisoning
  • Intentional butriptyline overdose
  • Intentional butriptyline poisoning
  • Intentional clomipramine overdose
  • Intentional clomipramine poisoning
  • Intentional desipramine overdose
  • Intentional desipramine poisoning
  • Intentional dothiepin overdose
  • Intentional dothiepin poisoning
  • Intentional doxepin overdose
  • Intentional doxepin poisoning
  • Intentional imipramine overdose
  • Intentional imipramine poisoning
  • Intentional iprindole overdose
  • Intentional iprindole poisoning
  • Intentional lofepramine overdose
  • Intentional lofepramine poisoning
  • Intentional nortriptyline overdose
  • Intentional nortriptyline poisoning
  • Intentional overdose of tricyclic antidepressant
  • Intentional protriptyline overdose
  • Intentional protriptyline poisoning
  • Intentional tricyclic antidepressant poisoning
  • Intentional trimipramine overdose
  • Intentional trimipramine poisoning
  • Iprindole overdose
  • Iprindole poisoning
  • Lofepramine overdose
  • Lofepramine poisoning
  • Nortriptyline overdose
  • Nortriptyline poisoning
  • Poisoning caused by amitriptyline
  • Poisoning caused by imipramine
  • Protriptyline overdose
  • Protriptyline poisoning
  • Trimipramine overdose
  • Trimipramine poisoning

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T43.012 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

  • Depression - stopping your medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)


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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

  • Prescription or over-the-counter medicines taken in doses that are too high
  • Overdoses of illegal drugs
  • Carbon monoxide from gas appliances
  • Household products, such as laundry powder or furniture polish
  • Pesticides
  • Indoor or outdoor plants
  • Metals such as lead and mercury

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.

  • Poisoning (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Poisoning first aid (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Toxicology screen (Medical Encyclopedia)


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Self-harm

Self-harm refers to a person's harming their own body on purpose. About 1 in 100 people hurts himself or herself in this way. More females hurt themselves than males. A person who self-harms usually does not mean to kill himself or herself. But they are at higher risk of attempting suicide if they do not get help.

Self-harm tends to begin in teen or early adult years. Some people may engage in self-harm a few times and then stop. Others engage in it more often and have trouble stopping.

Examples of self-harm include

  • Cutting yourself (such as using a razor blade, knife, or other sharp object to cut the skin)
  • Punching yourself or punching things (like a wall)
  • Burning yourself with cigarettes, matches, or candles
  • Pulling out your hair
  • Poking objects through body openings
  • Breaking your bones or bruising yourself

Many people cut themselves because it gives them a sense of relief. Some people use cutting as a means to cope with a problem. Some teens say that when they hurt themselves, they are trying to stop feeling lonely, angry, or hopeless.

It is possible to overcome the urge to hurt yourself. There are other ways to find relief and cope with your emotions. Counseling may help.

Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health

  • Trichotillomania (Medical Encyclopedia)


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