Polysubstance Abuse ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Other, Mixed, or Unspecified Drug Abuse, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 305.90

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 305.90.

The Short Description Is: rug abuse NEC-unspec.

Known As

Polysubstance abuse is also known as abuse of antacids, abuse of diuretics, abuse of drugs to lose weight, abuse of herbal medicine, abuse of herbal medicine or folk remedies, abuse of laxatives, abuse of non-dependence-producing substances, abuse of nonpsychotropic analgesic drugs, abuse of steroids, abuse of vitamins, abuse of volatile solvents, abuse of nonpsychotropic analgesic drugs, antacid abuse, caffeine intoxication, caffeine use, caffeine user, caffeine-related disorder, chronic abuse of laxatives, chronic drug abuse, dependence on corticoids, diarrhea due to laxative abuse, drug abuse, drug abuse intravenous, drub abuse IV, drug seeking, drug seeking behavior, drug seeking behaviour, finding relating to drug misuse behavior, frequency of substance misuse, herbal or fold remedies abuse, history of- recreation drug use, history of drug abuse, history of substance abuse, hypnotic or anxiolytic abuse, illicit drug use, inhalant abuse, injecting drug user, intravenous drug user, laxative abuse, laxative abuse chronic, long-term drug misuer, misuse of over-the-counter medication, misuse of prescription only drugs, misuses drugs, misuses drugs orally, misuses drugs rectally, misuses drugs sublingually, misuses drugs vaginally, narcotic drug user, non dependent drug abuse, nondependent mixed drug abuse, nonpsychotropic analgesic abuse, PCP abuse, persistent substance misuse, phencyclidine (PCP) abuse (disorder), phencyclidine abuse, phencyclidine-related disorder, poisoning by caffeine, poly-drug misuser, polysubstance abuse, previously injecting drug user, psychoactive substance abuse, sedative hypnotic AND/OR anxiolytic-related disorder, solvent misuse, steroid abuse, stimulant abuse, substance abuse, therapeutic drug dependence, using inhaled steroids – high dose, and vitamin abuse.

Polysubstance Abuse Definition and Symptoms

Polysubstance abuse is the misuse of any type of medication or supplement. Taking more than the prescribed or recommended dosage. Symptoms range very widely from the type of drug being abused.