Valium Street Names 101

We all know it as valium but when it's illegally consumed or peddled in the streets, other name versions are used to refer to it.

Illegal valium trade and consumption is to blame for the rapid increase of cases of addiction in our society today. Bearing in mind that this trade is normally concealed from the general public by the use of unique names, it is essential that you get familiar with some of these terms to take the right steps whenever you hear a person mentioning any one of them frequently. We're glad you've taken your time to read this article.

Common Valium Street Names

Before we list down some of the top street names used to refer to valium, it's worth pointing out that street jargon is not permanent. In as much as we may strive to bring you the latest names from the illicit drug market, you should keep researching every now and then to catch up with the latest developments in this illegal industry. Some common names used to refer to valium include

  • V's
  • Yellow V's
  • Blue V's
  • Benzos
  • Dead flower powers
  • Downers
  • Foofoo
  • Sleep away
  • Howards
  • Tranks
  • Old joes
  • drunk pills
  • ludes

Each of these names is coined to suit slang usage. Whereas Yellow Vs is used to refer to a 5mg package of valium, Blue Vs refers to a 10 mg package. Some terms are simply shortened versions of some long words that we're all familiar with. For instance, a word like Benzos is borrowed from the longer version of Benzodiazepene. The name Tranks is also a shortened version of a longer word-tranquilizer.

Some valium street names are borrowed from the effect that this drug renders to its users. A good example is 'Sleep away' which is used to represent the sleepy feeling that comes with valium consumption. Foofoo on the other hand is used to represent the fancy/frilly feeling that is normally experienced when one is under the influence of valium.

Some names are borrowed from important events or key note people who in several ways are associated with this drug. For instance, a name like 'Dead flower powers' is used to refer to user overdoses from the 1960's. Hughes is borrowed from Howard Hughes-a notorious valium user.

Factors Affecting Introduction of Valium Street Names

There are several factors that affect the formation of different street names. Some of these factors in a way explain why we have many different and conflicting versions for valium street names in the market today. They include:

  • Region (city or state)
  • Security measures in place
  • Age bracket of users and sellers
  • Phenomenal occurrences associated with valium

Average Valium Street Prices

In the streets, a 10 mg pill goes for about 5 bucks. Generally, the prices range from $1-10 in different streets and cities. Some of the factors behind street price value differences include:

  • Drug availability
  • Existing demand
  • Present security measures

Loyal buyers obtain the drug at better rates than new buyers who have to (sometimes) pay insane prices for the same.

What are the symptoms of valium addiction?

It's easier to tell when you child or a close family member is addicted valium once you're familiar with its street names.

In addition to knowing the street names, it's wise to learn some of the common symptoms of valium addiction so you can tell for sure when someone is suffering from valiums strong hook effect. Here now are some common symptoms of valium addiction.

  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Difficulties breathing
  • Drowsiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Clumsiness
  • Lack of coordination

If your teenage son or daughter is addicted to valium, they may (in addition to mentioning valium street names frequently) exhibit the following strange behaviors.

  • Problems at school
  • Change of friends
  • Sudden requests for additional spending money
  • Missing valium tablets at home
  • General change in behavior
  • Unexplained absence….among other signs.

What to do after noticing the signs?

Be sure to get in touch with a healthcare expert for the right assistance and support.

Bottom line...

Now that you're familiar with some of the common valium street names, it's our sincere hope that you'll take the necessary steps when you hear your child, spouse or friend mentioning any of the names frequently. Remember, valium addiction can be treated if identified and addressed on time.