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Table 4 The ten most frequent ADEs in 2006 recorded as the primary diagnosis (in descending order)

From: Drug-related admissions and hospital-acquired adverse drug events in Germany: a longitudinal analysis from 2003 to 2007 of ICD-10-coded routine data

ICD-10-GM Category Admissions
Code Text   Frequency Percentage
A04.7 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile C 9874 0.065
T88.7 Unspecified adverse effect of drug or medicament A.2 5004 0.033
I95.2 Hypotension due to drugs A.1 3720 0.025
D69.0 Allergic purpura C 3526 0.023
T50.9 Poisoning: Other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances B.2 3501 0.023
T78.3 Adverse effects, not elsewhere classified: angioneurotic edema A.2 3465 0.023
L27.0 Generalized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments A.2 3400 0.022
K52.1 Toxic gastroenteritis and colitis C 2727 0.018
D70.10 Drug-induced agranulocytosis and neutropenia: Critical phase <10 days A.1 2022 0.013
T78.4 Adverse effects, not elsewhere classified: allergy, unspecified A.2 1754 0.012
Total number of in-patients   15181779 100.000