Street Cost Of Valium (Diazepam)

Valium is a benzodiazepine commonly sold on the illicit street market. The street cost of Valium is dependent on geographic location, supply and demand, and other factors.

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Street Cost Of Valium (Diazepam)

Diazepam, also known by its brand name Valium, is one of the most commonly sold prescription drugs on the street.

The value of Valium on the black market can fluctuate substantially depending on where it’s being sold. Currently, the average cost for a pill sits at around $2 per mg dose.

Cost of Valium on the street by dosage:

  • a 5 mg tablet of Valium on the street may cost between $2 and $10
  • a 10 mg pill of Valium may cost up to $15
  • a 5 mg pill of diazepam (generic Valium) may sell for between $2 to $2.50 per pill

Due to the highly profitable nature of selling Valium on the street, many people have taken advantage of healthcare professionals prescribing the medication.

Factors That Affect The Street Price Of Valium

There are several factors that may influence the highly volatile price of Valium on the street.

The street price for Valium may be affected by:

  • local drug laws
  • other benzodiazepines “benzos” on the market such as Xanax (alprazolam)
  • how easily Valium can be acquired
  • the demand of the drug

People will likely be able to find cheaper forms of Valium in large cities like New York City. This can be attributed to a larger market and higher competition between dealers.

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Treatment services may include:

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  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  2. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  3. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Written by Bedrock Recovery Center Editorial Team

Published on: February 23, 2022

© 2024 Bedrock Recovery Center | All Rights Reserved

* This page does not provide medical advice.

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