Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Adverse Effect of Unspecified Drug, Medicinal and Biological Substance
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 995.20
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 995.20.
The Short Description Is: Adv eff med/biol sub NOS.
Adverse reaction to medication is also known as adverse drug reaction, adverse effect of drug, adverse reaction to drug, central sleep apnea, due to drug or substance, drug induced central apnea (disorder), drug intolerance, lichenoid drug eruption, lichenoid drug reaction, medication side effects present, side effect of medication, and sleep apnea central due to drug or substance. This applies to unspecified adverse effect of unspecified medicinal substance properly administered.
Adverse Reaction To Medication Definition and Symptoms
An adverse reaction to medication is any unintended or noxious reaction to a drug that is taken as prescribed. Some reactions may occur in every person where others only occur in susceptible people.