Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 973.3
Poisoning by other cathartics, including intestinal atonia
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 973.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 973.3 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 973.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T47.4X1A Poisoning by other laxatives, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T47.4X2A Poisoning by other laxatives, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T47.4X3A Poisoning by other laxatives, assault, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T47.4X4A Poisoning by other laxatives, undetermined, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • 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
  • Antidiarrheal overdose
  • 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
  • Osmotic laxative overdose
  • Overdose of osmotic laxative drug
  • Poisoning by laxative
  • Poisoning by magnesium sulfate
  • Poisoning by osmotic laxative
  • Poisoning by stimulant laxative
  • Proton pump inhibitor overdose
  • Senna poisoning
  • Sodium picosulfate overdose
  • Sodium picosulfate overdose of undetermined intent
  • Sodium picosulfate poisoning
  • Sodium picosulfate poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Stimulant laxative overdose
  • Toxic effect of osmotic laxative
  • Toxic effect of stimulant laxative
Applies To
  • Magnesium sulfate
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