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  • Once she’s seated with her seat belt fastened, she thinks about taking a Valium to help her sleep on the long flight.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • The guard in number twenty-one might not have had his coffee yet—or he might have had it, but not enough to knock him out—or the Valium might not have kicked in.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • I should have given you some Valium when I saw how you were.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • Did it all on his own too—didn’t even check himself into the joint — detoxed on the sofa with a basket of Easter candy and a bottle of Valium."
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • Valium.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • This calming visualization had been the only way he had managed to survive a recent stint in an enclosed MRI machine . that and a triple dose of Valium.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The job was a piece of cake, Dr. Fanning explained, mostly keeping rich widows in Valium, but heck, the pay was good.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • I wanted to escape into them—especially Valium and Librium, which were little pleasure pillows that I knew would dissolve my massive stress, if only for an evening.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • Earlier, Alma the nurse had come to offer Shay Valium.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • "First, I’m going to give you some Valium, just to help you relax," said Dr. Martinez, starting an IV in my nonchip arm.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

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  • He knew that as well as he knew Marcy needed a Valium.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • How about a little Valium for you, kind sir?
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Nor do you overlook the full bottle of Valium beside the razor blades in the meditine chest.
    Judith Guest  --  Ordinary People
  • I thought, even then, that this doctor needed the Valium he prescribed for me more than I did.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • At 4:22 a.m. Shiva was given diazepam and then pentothal, and a tube was passed into his trachea.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • He injected Jenny first with Valium and then Demerol, and the procedure was quick if not painless.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • She can hear the snapping footsteps of the proctor behind her, walking two paces behind, watching, keeping her eyes on those hands so they can’t be doing anything, like popping a Valium or something else that might throw off the test.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Down in the national news section, there’s an article on a new pill, the "Valium" they’re calling it, "to help women cope with everyday challenges.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • He drove along turnpikes and skyways, seeing Manhattan come and go in a valium sunset, smoky and golden.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Some of them need to have a continual drip of Valium in the arm to keep them from pounding on the walls, smashing the viewing windows, tearing up the medical equipment.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Turns out Valium just shuts that stuff right down!
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • I remember telling him I knew about Valium and so he didn’t need to explain.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • That one experience guaranteed that I will never, ever get hooked on Valium or anything like it.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • I couldn’t see Valium as the benign drug the doctor made it out to be.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Plus, it was the Valium talking!
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • Then they would apply this blood to their own, take some Valium, and dream a dream that lasted for as many years as they could manage.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • He had been taking Valium, Halcion, and Xanax—that Casanova knew of.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • This one advertises for a free eye exam with Dr. Swild (which seems pretty obvious to me, but Alex says that resisters and sympathizers live with so much stress they need to be allowed their little private jokes) and whenever she finds it she makes sure to put an extra-large dose of Valium in the coffee she makes for her husband to drink during his shift.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • ) She gave Nurse Mayinga ice cubes to suck on, which helped to ease the pain in her throat, and she gave her Valium to try to stave off her apprehension of what lay ahead.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • There isn’t enough Valium in the world to get me in there."
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
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