ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 973.3

Poisoning-cathartic NEC

Diagnosis Code 973.3

ICD-9: 973.3
Short Description: Poisoning-cathartic NEC
Long Description: Poisoning by other cathartics, including intestinal atonia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 973.3

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Poisoning by drugs, medicinals and biological substances (960-979)
      • 973 Poisoning by agents primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental anthraquinone laxative overdose
  • Accidental bulk-forming laxative overdose
  • Accidental bulk-forming laxative poisoning
  • Accidental docusate overdose
  • Accidental lactulose overdose
  • Accidental lactulose poisoning
  • Accidental magnesium sulfate overdose
  • Accidental magnesium sulfate poisoning
  • Accidental sodium picosulfate overdose
  • Accidental sodium picosulfate poisoning
  • Anthraquinone laxative overdose
  • Anthraquinone laxative overdose of undetermined intent
  • Anthraquinone laxative poisoning
  • Bulk-forming laxative overdose
  • Bulk-forming laxative overdose of undetermined intent
  • Bulk-forming laxative poisoning
  • Bulk-forming laxative poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Cascara poisoning
  • Danthron poisoning
  • Docusate overdose
  • Docusate overdose of undetermined intent
  • Docusate poisoning
  • Docusate poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Intentional anthraquinone laxative overdose
  • Intentional bulk-forming laxative overdose
  • Intentional bulk-forming laxative poisoning
  • Intentional docusate overdose
  • Intentional lactulose overdose
  • Intentional lactulose poisoning
  • Intentional magnesium sulfate overdose
  • Intentional magnesium sulfate poisoning
  • Intentional sodium picosulfate overdose
  • Intentional sodium picosulfate poisoning
  • Irritant cathartic overdose
  • Lactulose overdose
  • Lactulose overdose of undetermined intent
  • Lactulose poisoning
  • Lactulose poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Laxative overdose
  • Laxative poisoning
  • Magnesium sulfate overdose
  • Magnesium sulfate overdose of undetermined intent
  • Magnesium sulfate poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Poisoning by magnesium sulfate
  • Senna poisoning
  • Sodium picosulfate overdose
  • Sodium picosulfate overdose of undetermined intent
  • Sodium picosulfate poisoning
  • Sodium picosulfate poisoning of undetermined intent

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