Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.2
Unspecified adverse effect of drug medicinal and biological substance not elsewhere classified
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 995.2 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Acute or chronic and often undesirable effects of drugs occurring in addition to the intended or therapeutic objective
  • an allergy to a pharmaceutical product
  • Immunologically mediated adverse reactions to medicinal substances used legally or illegally
  • Unintended, deleterious effects of otherwise licit, therapeutic, properly administered drugs; for effects of illicit and abused drugs, or of environmental chemicals, see toxicology or poisoning
995.2 Excludes
  • pathological drug intoxication (292.2)
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