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Table 2 ADRs coded using ICD-10 ordered by reaction frequency (n = 76, two reactions had two codes)

From: Clinical coding of prospectively identified paediatric adverse drug reactions – a retrospective review of patient records

Description of reaction (s) ICD -10 code Number of reactions
ADRs secondary to chemotherapy: neutropenia, anaemia, thrombocytopenia, immunosuppression, deranged liver function tests, mouth ulcers, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, back pain, fever, deranged renal function Y43.3 Other antineoplastic drugs 70
Rash secondary to penicillin
Vomiting secondary to penicillin
Y40.0 Penicillins 2
Hyperglycaemia secondary to dexamethasone Y42.7 Androgens and anabolic congeners 2
Anaemia, immunosuppression, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia Z51.2 Other chemotherapy 1
Hypoglycaemia secondary to insulin E16.0 Drug induced hypoglycaemia without coma 1
Irritability following pneumococcal and DTP vaccines T88.1 Other complications following immunization 1
Irritability following pneumococcal and DTP vaccines Y59.9 Vaccine or biological substance, unspecified 1