Valium

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Valium 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
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Usage

In literature:

I suddenly needed a Valium.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In poetry:

Happiness
Is falling asleep without Valium,
And having two breasts to put in my brassiere,
And not (yet) needing to get my blood pressure lowered,
my eyelids raised or a second opinion.
"Happiness (Reconsidered)" by Judith Viorst

In news:

The future may be here, but it's hardly worth the Valium-induced coma of a transatlantic flight these days.
But will they replace Valium.
It's not Valium, and it's not a warm cup of tea.
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies are looking for a gunman who robbed a pharmacy of Valium and Xanax.
Authorities say a hoodie-wearing gunman burst into an eastern Jefferson County pharmacy Monday evening demanding Xanax and Valium.
It is three to four times as potent per mg as valium.
Body's Own 'Valium' Leads to Extreme Sleepiness (Photo Credit: Hemera/Thinkstock).
A police report on a two-night rave in Edmonton says drug use was so bad on the second night that on-site doctors ran out of life-saving Valium injections to treat victims and had to ask for more.
Re " Valium 's Contribution to Our New Normal," by Robin Marantz Henig (Sunday Review, Sept 30).
Xanax, Valium Linked To Side Effects.
Thomas Kinkade died of alcohol, Valium overdose.
Obama should "take a valium ".
Ted Koppel's son died from overdose of heroin, coke, Valium , alcohol.
Valium can safely reduce the risk of the alarming, fever-induced convulsions that are experienced by tens of thousands of babies and small children each year, researchers said today.
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies are looking for a gunman who robbed a pharmacy of Valium and Xanax .
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