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Valium

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Definition brand name for diazepam — an anxiety and muscle relaxant medication
  • Earlier, Alma the nurse had come to offer Shay Valium.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • 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
  • Nor do you overlook the full bottle of Valium beside the razor blades in the meditine chest.
    Judith Guest  --  Ordinary People
  • I should have given you some Valium when I saw how you were.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • He knew that as well as he knew Marcy needed a Valium.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • How about a little Valium for you, kind sir?
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • 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
  • He drove along turnpikes and skyways, seeing Manhattan come and go in a valium sunset, smoky and golden.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • "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
  • He injected Jenny first with Valium and then Demerol, and the procedure was quick if not painless.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • I thought, even then, that this doctor needed the Valium he prescribed for me more than I did.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Valium.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • 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

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