ICD-10-CM Code for Long term (current) use of opiate analgesic Z79.891

ICD-10 code Z79.891 for Long term (current) use of opiate analgesic is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Long term (current) use of opiate analgesic
Long term (current) use of methadone for pain management
Excludes1: methodone use NOS (F11.9-)
use of methodone for treatment of heroin addiction (F11.2-)


Includes: long term (current) drug use for prophylactic purposes

Excludes2: drug abuse and dependence (F11-F19)
drug use complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium (O99.32-)

Code also: any therapeutic drug level monitoring (Z51.81)

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