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Synonyms for Valium

a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles

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But officers discovered 966 Valium tablets in six small bags he was carrying in a bigger plastic bag.
On August 13, a total of 500 Valium tablets were seized at a house in Cwmaman, while four days later 4kg of amphetamines were seized from a house in Fernhill, Mountain Ash.
Wills said he believed he had been given Valium, a form of tranquilliser, and this had reacted with the alcohol he had DRUNK.
Since his arrest, more than three weeks ago, the man is said to have been caught with unlicensed Valium.
So last summer I attempted suicide by taking 50 Valium pills," the Daily Star quoted her as telling Now magazine.
Although Hipkins had rid himself of a heroin addiction during his last time in jail, on release he had turned to Valium tablets, which cost 50p each.
Galliano said that after his workload increased dramatically he began abusing Valium, Ambien, alcohol and antidepressants.
I had just learned of an herbal extract that scientific studies showed to work as well as Valium for anxiety without any side effects--including addiction.
But the family's grief is also tinged with anger after they claim they were told it was thought Lee died from taking rogue valium.
But over his five interviews he admitted inflicting her injuries after a row broke out when she demanded he give her Valium.
a particular book, but I didn't part much with the valium either.
Researchers from Switzerland and the United States found that so-called benzodiazepine drugs, such as Ativan, Xanax and Valium, exert a calming effect by boosting action of a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the same way as addictive drugs like opioids and cannabinoids.
Valium, used as an emotional crutch by struggling housewives of the Sixties and Seventies, has increasingly become the new drug of choice for young people.
SCHOOLCHILDREN are being taken to hospital under the influence of Valium after being targeted by dealers.
Maggie Fanning peddles Valium to addicts near her home in Glasgow's Possilpark scheme.