Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 975.5
Poisoning by expectorants
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 975.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 975.5 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: 975.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T48.4X1A Poisoning by expectorants, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T48.4X2A Poisoning by expectorants, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T48.4X3A Poisoning by expectorants, assault, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T48.4X4A Poisoning by expectorants, undetermined, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Expectorant overdose
  • Overdose of expectorant drug
  • Poisoning by expectorant
Applies To
  • Acetylcysteine
  • Guaifenesin
  • Terpin hydrate
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 975.5:
  • Fever 780.60
    • iodide
      • correct substance properly administered 780.60
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 975.5
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 975.5 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.