How Much Does Valium (Diazepam) Cost On The Street?

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D on June 21, 2021

Valium is a prescription benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety disorders. People that abuse it may seek out the drug from street dealers that charge approximately $2 to $10 per pill.

What Is The Street Price Of Valium?

Valium typically costs around $2 per mg – although some people get the drug for as low as $0.50 per mg.

Valium is one of the most commonly sold prescription medications on the street.

Many people are prescribed this popular anxiety medication and it is in high demand for recreational and habitual use.

How Much Does 5 MG Of Diazepam Cost?

A 5 mg diazepam pill will typically cost somewhere between $2 and $10 dollars. This price is highly dependent on supply and local demand.

What Is The Street Value Of 10 MG Of Valium?

A 10 mg pill will typically sell for at least $5 and upwards of $15 (although this is considered high).

As with other prescription drugs on the street, the price of valium per mg does not always scale up neatly according to an understood price-per-mg rate.

Some 10 mg pills can cost more than 5 mg or 2 mg pills, but be cheaper by weight.

Cost Of Street Valium VS. Valium Prescriptions

The street price of Valium is much higher than the prescription cost of diazepam (generic Valium). A 50-mg, 90-tablet prescription can cost between $10 and $30 — depending on discounts and insurance.

Lowest price of Valium:

  • Per 5 mg tablet: $.09
  • Per mg: $.018

A “good deal” for generic Valium on the street ($.50/mg or $2.50 per pill) equals a markup of around 2777% from the lowest available retail price.

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The high potential profit for selling personal prescription diazepines like Valium on the black market is one reason why these addictive drugs are sought after in legitimate medical settings.

Getting Help For Valium Addiction

Benzos like Valium can be highly addictive and can cause serious damage. If you or a loved one has become dependent on Valium, help is available.

Call one of our addiction treatment specialists to get a new start on sober living when we connect you with the best drug rehab center for you.

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