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R50.2 - Drug induced fever

The ICD 10 Code for Drug induced fever is listed as R50.2.
Additional information concerning this code and description can be found below including ICD 9 crosswalks / GEMS, chapter information, and DRGs where available.

ICD 10 CM Field Value
Diagnosis Code: R50.2
Description: Drug induced fever
  • Use additional code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
  • Excludes1: postvaccination (postimmunization) fever (R50.83)
Diagnostic Related Groups
(MS-DRG v30.0)
864 - Fever
Chapter Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
Block General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
Parent R50 - Fever of other and unknown origin
ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS):
ICD 9 Dx Code: Combination:
780.60 - Fever, unspecified
E947.9 - Unspecified drug or medicinal substance causing adverse effects in therapeutic use
ICD-10-CM Siblings (same level / similar specificity) of R50.2:
R50.8 - Other specified fever
R50.9 - Fever, unspecified