Street Names For Valium (Diazepam)

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D. on April 26, 2021

Valium is a long-acting, low-potency prescription benzodiazepine that is commonly abused for its calming, often euphoric effects. People that buy and sell Valium on the street call it various names, including “jellies” and “vallies.”

Valium (Diazepam) Street Names

Valium is a commonly prescribed prescription benzodiazepine that is frequently abused and sold on the street. Valium is primarily used to treat symptoms of anxiety. It has many names on the street — “vallies” being a popular slang.

It is used both recreationally as a sedative, and as self-medication to stem symptoms of opioid withdrawals. In any way that it is used, Valium can easily create dependence.

Valium can come in the form of:

  • pills
  • capsules
  • liquid

Learn more about street names for commonly abused drugs

Popular Street Names For Valium

Valium is a long-lasting benzodiazepine that provides days-long effects. When abused, it is snorted, smoked, or taken orally.

Street names for Valium include:

  • eggs
  • jellies
  • moggies
  • vallies
  • blues
  • yellows

These street names are specific to Valium.

However, people that seek benzodiazepine drugs for recreational use may also use terms that signify drugs other than Valium to get a similar benzodiazepine drug.

Street names for Valium and other benzodiazepines include:

  • bars
  • benzos
  • blues
  • chill pills
  • downers
  • nerve pills
  • planks
  • tranks
  • xannies

Street Names For Valium Mixed With Other Drugs

Valium sold on the street is sometimes fake and sometimes laced with the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Any altered or fake Valium increases the risk of deadly overdoses.

Valium can be used in “pharmaceutical speedballs” that combine prescription amphetamines like Adderall (amphetamine), or illegal street drugs like cocaine.

Valium is also used alongside substances like alcohol or marijuana.

Find Help For Valium Abuse Today

Addiction to and dependence on benzodiazepine drugs like Valium makes life difficult. If you or a loved one has been abusing Valium, it’s not too late to get help.

Call our helpline today to learn more about your range of treatment options. Inpatient and outpatient facilities across the US provide a safe environment to make lasting change.

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Medically Reviewed by
Johnelle Smith, M.D. on April 26, 2021
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