Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 972.6
Poisoning by other antihypertensive agents
  • Short description: Pois-antihyperten agent.
  • ICD-9-CM 972.6 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 972.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 972.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 972.6: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Accidental amiodarone overdose
  • Accidental antihypertensive overdose
  • Accidental atenolol overdose
  • Accidental bretylium overdose
  • Accidental clonidine overdose
  • Accidental clonidine poisoning
  • Accidental guanethidine overdose
  • Accidental guanethidine poisoning
  • Accidental hydralazine overdose
  • Accidental hydralazine poisoning
  • Accidental poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors
  • Adrenergic neurone blocking drug overdose
  • Antihypertensive drug overdose
  • Antihypertensive overdose
  • Antihypertensive overdose of undetermined intent
  • Bretylium overdose
  • Bretylium overdose of undetermined intent
  • Class II antiarrhythmic overdose
  • Clonidine overdose
  • Clonidine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Clonidine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Guanethidine overdose
  • Guanethidine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Hydralazine overdose
  • Hydralazine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Hydralazine poisoning
  • Hydralazine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Intentional antihypertensive overdose
  • Intentional bretylium overdose
  • Intentional clonidine overdose
  • Intentional clonidine poisoning
  • Intentional guanethidine overdose
  • Intentional guanethidine poisoning
  • Intentional hydralazine overdose
  • Intentional hydralazine poisoning
  • Intentional overdose by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors
  • Intentional poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors
  • Overdose of angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors
  • Overdose of angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors of undetermined intent
  • Poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors
  • Poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors of undetermined intent
  • Poisoning by antihypertensive agent
  • Poisoning by antihypertensive drug
  • Poisoning by clonidine
  • Poisoning by guanethidine
  • Poisoning by rauwolfia alkaloid
  • Reserpine poisoning
Applies To
  • Clonidine
  • Guanethidine
  • Rauwolfia alkaloids
  • Reserpine
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 972.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.4X1A Poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.4X2A Poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.4X3A Poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.4X4A Poisoning by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors, undetermined, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.5X1A Poisoning by other antihypertensive drugs, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.5X2A Poisoning by other antihypertensive drugs, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.5X3A Poisoning by other antihypertensive drugs, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T46.5X4A Poisoning by other antihypertensive drugs, undetermined, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 972.6:
  • Hydralazine lupus or syndrome
    • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 972.6
  • Lupus 710.0
    • hydralazine
      • correct substance properly administered 695.4
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 972.6
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • hydralazine
      • correct substance properly administered 695.4
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 972.6
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