ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T50.1X4

Poisoning by loop [high-ceiling] diuretics, undetermined

Diagnosis Code T50.1X4

ICD-10: T50.1X4
Short Description: Poisoning by loop [high-ceiling] diuretics, undetermined
Long Description: Poisoning by loop [high-ceiling] diuretics, undetermined
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T50.1X4

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Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • K59.03 - Drug induced constipation

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)
      • Diuretics and oth and unsp drug/meds/biol subst (T50)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Bumetanide overdose
  • Bumetanide overdose of undetermined intent
  • Ethacrynic acid overdose
  • Ethacrynic acid overdose of undetermined intent
  • Frusemide overdose
  • Frusemide overdose of undetermined intent
  • Frusemide poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Loop diuretic poisoning
  • Poisoning caused by furosemide
  • Saluretic poisoning of undetermined intent

Table of Drugs and Chemicals

The code T50.1X4 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
Etacrynate sodiumT50.1X1T50.1X2T50.1X3T50.1X4T50.1X5T50.1X6
Etacrynic acidT50.1X1T50.1X2T50.1X3T50.1X4T50.1X5T50.1X6
Ethacrynic acidT50.1X1T50.1X2T50.1X3T50.1X4T50.1X5T50.1X6
Lyovac Sodium EdecrinT50.1X1T50.1X2T50.1X3T50.1X4T50.1X5T50.1X6
Tienilic acidT50.1X1T50.1X2T50.1X3T50.1X4T50.1X5T50.1X6

Information for Patients


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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