F10.0: Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol Acute intoxication

You have become intoxicated through alcohol.

You are intoxicated because you have consumed alcohol. This results in an altered state of consciousness. Intoxication can alter things like your perception, mood and behavior. Alcohol intoxication may make you aggressive and stand or walk unsteadily. You may also lose consciousness, for example.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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