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ICD-10-CM Code F55.2
Abuse of laxatives

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Mental Health
Mental Health Code
Indicates that the ICD code is referenced in DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5)
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

F55.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of abuse of laxatives. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #894-897 - Alcohol or drug abuse or dependence, left ama.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Chronic abuse of laxatives (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'F55.2 - Abuse of laxatives'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code F55.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other, mixed, or unspecified drug abuse, unspecified (approximate match)
Other, mixed, or unspecified drug abuse, continuous (approximate match)
Other, mixed, or unspecified drug abuse, episodic (approximate match)
Other, mixed, or unspecified drug abuse, in remission (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code F55.2 and a single ICD9 code, 305.93 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: F55 - Abuse of non-psychoactive substances

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