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Val·i·um

 (văl′ē-əm)
A trademark for the drug diazepam.

Valium

(ˈvælɪəm)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a brand of diazepam used as a tranquillizer. See also benzodiazepine

Val•i•um

(ˈvæl i əm)
Trademark.
a brand of diazepam.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Valium - a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax musclesValium - a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning
benzodiazepine - any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
Translations

Valium

® [ˈvælɪəm] Nvalium ® m

Valium®

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Valium®

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Valium

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For Mr Davies, Valium, which was prescribed to him by his doctor when he was 24 due to his poor mental health, gave him confidence and helped him forget about everything going on with his life.
For Mr Davies, Valium - which was prescribed to him by his doctor when he was 24 due to his poor mental health - gave him confidence and helped him forget about everything going on with his life.
Following his ordeal, the Coventry-native started taking Valium to cope and began skipping school, eventually dropping out when he was just 14.
A WOMAN who worked for a homeless charity has been given a suspended prison sentence after buying dozens of Valium tablets from a "vulnerable" client.
Last February 24, Chris, from Middlewich, Cheshire, collapsed after mixing a large amount of heroin with valium in a friend's bedroom.